Yet another transportation expert has weighed in on the transit debate with a challenge to the accepted wisdom on the merits of LRT. Researcher Steve Lafleur in an article written for the Frontier Centre for Public Policy–a  Winnipeg think tank, suggests BRT can bring about many of the touted benefits of LRT–at a fraction of the cost.

John Best has had a lengthy media management career, in television and radio and now print. As Vice President, News at CHCH in Hamilton, John oversaw a significant expansion of the news operation. He founded Independent Satellite News, Canada’s only television news service providing national content to Canadian independent TV stations. John is a frequent political commentator on radio and television, a documentary producer and author of a book and numerous articles on historical and political subjects. John is a past recipient of the New York Festival’s award for writing in the International TV category.

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