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Jan 5, 2023

Jeremy Salkeld talks with Jake Berman about the development of public transport in the US and Canada, and the background to the US' modern issues with urban transport infrastructure, including the rise and fall of the streetcar and difficulties with establishing light and underground rail systems. Also discussed is the idea that there is not so much a single history of North American public transport, so much as a series of individual, city-specific histories, situated in continent-wide milieus. 38 mins.