Public Transit Faces Its Own Police Reckoning

  • Date: 06/26/2020

In March 1970, Whitney M. Young Jr., the executive director of the National Urban League, addressed a committee of U.S. Congress members reviewing the nation’s urban transportation needs. Federal funding for public transit must vastly expand, Young argued, for public transit was a matter of “human rights and civil rights.”

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