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Mass Transit Bill / California #29366

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1974
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(Studio) Ford signs bill for $11.8 billion over next 6 years to solve mass transit problems. Report on new type service.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Santa Clara Cnty., California) Bus service picks people up in front of home. After call from commuter, dispatcher tells bus driver where to go. [Cab co. attorney Anthony ANASTASI - feels dial-a-ride will kill taxi business.] [PASSENGER - calls it best way to go.] [2nd PASSENGER - calls it great.] Ea. bus covers only 10 square mile Then, customers transfer to other buses. [Transportation director James POTT - says bringing transit into 20th century.] System may work in smaller towns.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.

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