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Who in the world is doing public transit well, even during a pandemic?

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Who in the world is doing public transit well, even during a pandemic?

EDITOR'S NOTE: This marks the fourth day in a series of stories that examine the issues surrounding public transportation in Richland County.

MANSFIELD -- So who is doing public transit via buses well in the United States and around the world, even during a pandemic?

Pandemic travel

(Urban Institute chart using Federal Transit Administration data)

Kansas Bus

Kansas City, Mo., became the first metropolitan city in the United States in 2019 to offer fare-free bus service. (KCATA photo)

COTA

A Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) bus in Columbus

Zurich buses

A trolley bus in Zurich, Switzerland.

City editor. 30-year plus journalist. Husband. Father of 3 grown sons and also a proud grandpa. Prior military journalist in U.S. Navy, Ohio Air National Guard. -- Favorite quote: "Where were you when the page was blank?"