Texas cities reap economic Why Trains Suck in America 2 months ago   10:40

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Light rail train systems are growing in many American cities where the car is still king, by luring economic development around new tracks and stations. In Dallas and Houston, these mass transit systems have spurred billions of dollars of development, serving as a model for other cities. Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports.

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Why Trains Suck in America Texas cities reap economic 2 months ago   08:25

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