Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the first voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery.
Record Number Of People Using Public Transit
More people are riding the bus and light rail. In fact, a record number opted for public transit according to the latest numbers from Valley Metro which operates the transit system.
Most people took the bus. About 73 million people hopped on board in fiscal year 2013. That’s 2.2 million more than the record set in 2009.