NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 1968
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(Studio) Cleveland 1st city to have downtown to airport rail service.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(Cleveland, Ohio) Train to airport shown. Trip takes 20 minutes; costs 35 cents. Local and federal dignitaries on today's run. Federal government paid for 2/3 cost. Transportation Secretary, Alan Boyd says his department finally completed something. Passengers will have to carry own luggage. To see if rail service will lessen congestion.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
(Chicago, Illinois) Rapid transit system expanded for 160,000 more. 2/3 financed by federal money. Subway construction shown. No plans to run system to airport.
REPORTER: John Dancy
(San Francisco, California) Rapid transit system costs $1 billion; to be finished in 3 years Train to go under bay. Map of bay area system shown. Construction shown. System to drain off 40% peak traffic.
REPORTER: David Burrington
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