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Modernizing transit is an economic must-do for the U.S./metro Atlanta

By Lyle V. Harris
Most people only think about the public infrastructure surrounding them when it fails catastrophically. In fact, our chronic and collective inattention helps explain why infrastructure fails in the first place. As metro Atlanta advances ambitious plans to expand transit, it would be foolish to continue ignoring the important trains buses and critical hardware that could soon be moving millions more people around the region.