GRTC's CEO Calls Rapid Transit "The Future"

Retiring GRTC CEO Eldridge Coles calls rapid transit "the future of transit in Richmond," Style Weekly reports in a new interview.

The 46-year GRTC employee began his career as a bus driver and has seen many changes in Richmond's public transit system over the years. He believes that what Richmond needs now is rapid transit and a more comprehensive system that spans the entire Richmond region.

He says, "I would like to see buses go further out into the counties ... where the jobs are."

Read the whole interview at Style Weekly.