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BART: Its Problems and Progress
Commonwealth Club of California
Gianelli, William R
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Commonwealth Club of California
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Hoover Institution
California Revealed from Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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San Francisco's BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) system is overdue and over budget, B. R. Stokes tells the Commonwealth Club, but he considers it the "most handsome rapid rail network in the Western hemisphere." Stokes reviews the political and economic hurdles that the BART system had to overcome, and discusses what it still had yet to face to complete the 300-mile system envisioned by the original commission. Stokes speaks as the general manager of the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District.
1/4 inch audio tape
1 Tape of 1
Local transit--San Francisco (Calif.)
Local transit--Finance
Local transit--Public opinion
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.)
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
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