What does transit — and the city’s support of its bus network — mean to Asheville? Xpress talked to residents with different perspectives to better understand Asheville Redefines Transit’s role in the community.
Asheville as we know it today was built upon the back of its electric streetcar system, one of the largest networks of its time. As the city finds itself in a growth spurt once again, could its defunct trolley system provide some clues to Asheville’s transit future?
“She has more integrity than almost anyone I’ve ever met, and she puts her muscle where her mouth is, working in common cause with those who are being pushed aside by Asheville’s rapidly gentrifying economy.”