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Mass transit topic of ACLU discussion

IL Staff
January 1, 2008
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The future of mass transit in Indianapolis will be the subject of the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana's next First Wednesday discussion.

The discussion will be from noon to 12:50 p.m. April 2 at the Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. Panelists include Gil Holmes, president of IndyGo; economist Morton Marcus, who has written about why he doesn't think people would give up their cars to ride mass transit in Indiana if given the choice; and Nuvo editor David Hoppe, who has written that he supports a more efficient mass transit system in Indianapolis similar to other cities such as Washington, D.C., or Bogota, Colombia.

The final First Wednesday discussion for the spring series, "Children's Rights: Are our Children at the Mercy of the State ... or their Parents?" is May 7 at noon at the Indiana History Center. Panelists are to be determined.

The First Wednesday series is sponsored by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, and Nuvo newsweekly.
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