Thursday, March 24, 2011

Red states love free public transit

Bus drivers Clifton Godbold and Chris Mitchem talking with Shannon Entz, Edmond community development manager, during bus driver appreciation day for Edmond citylink bus drivers Friday, March 18, 2011. Photo by Paul B. Southerland, The Oklahoman

A woman gets on one of Edmond’s Citylink buses. She’s in labor. Her contractions are five minutes apart. She needs to go 16 miles to an Oklahoma City hospital to have her baby.

It’s just another day in the life of Christy Reid, a bus operator for Edmond’s free public transit system.

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