Award–winning journalist Andrea Bernstein is Senior Editor for Politics & Policy for WNYC News. She has previously served as Metro Editor, Political Director, Director of Transportation Nation, and Senior Reporter.
The Transit Cuts Edition:
WNYC: NJ Transit Cuts Started Sunday
Jesse Jacksons rallies with transit workers in Cleveland to protest 12 percent service cuts and 80 layoffs.... (Plain Dealer)
...but Detroit had him first! He was there protest that city's 100 layoffs. (Free Press)
The Times chronicles the social death that occurs when a bus line stops. Kinda like when "Cheers" closed...
And In Houston, Mayor Annise Parker's criticisms of transit agency become fodder for Republican Governor Rick Perry in his re-election campaign. (American Statesman)
But, hey, the Olympics helped transit: Ridership up almost 20 percent in post-Olympics Vancouver. (The Province)