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Mass Transit in Central Ohio


Voters have said "no" to investment in the mass transit rail in Central Ohio, but advocates continue to claim that better public transportation options are needed for our growing region. This hour we'll discuss whether light rail or streetcars might be right for the Columbus metro area and if such an investment might help the region become a more attractive choice to host events like the Democratic National Convention.


  • Chris Hermann, certified city and regional planner, board member Transit Columbus
  • Ken Leiser, transportation reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • Samuel Staley, managing director of the DeVoe L. Moore Center, Florida State University