Eric Goldwyn Joins Matthew Yglesias on The Weeds

Why Transit Projects Fail

Director of Transportation and Land Use, Eric Goldwyn, was interviewed by Matthew Yglesias on The Weeds’ episode, “Why Transit Projects Fail.” During a discussion on streetcars and ridership, Goldwyn said:

That’s the name of the game with transportation. If something is reliable, people use it. If it’s not reliable, people probably won’t use it. And, I think that’s where you want to focus your money. If you can pay to run a subway every five minutes rather than every ten minutes, that’s worthwhile. And the same goes with the bus.

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