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Charles Carroll Carter
This initial boost in federal
funding would help projects such
as the Bay Area Rapid Transit
(BART) system open in 1972,
as well as the Washington, D.C.,
Metro (WMATA) in 1976, and
the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid
Transit (MARTA) system in 1979.
Given his experience as the
deputy administrator of UMTA
in 1968, and later as special assistant
to the Secretary of Transportation
in the Nixon and Ford
Administrations, Carroll was
uniquely qualified when it came
to realizing just what the possibilities-and
complexities-were
that lay ahead.
He recognized the federal
government's role would only increase
as more transit systems became
publicly financed and that
would require ongoing, insightful
editorial coverage. The magazine's
Charles Carroll Carter Family
1979: CARROLL Carter on a
Finnjet ferry.
Charles Carroll Carter Family
office was strategically located in
the National Press Building, two
blocks from the White House and
close to federal transportation
agencies and Capitol Hill.
It also was well positioned to
report on the developing Washington
Metro system. In fact, Carroll's
lifelong passion for trains led him
to study the railroad rights-of-way
in the Washington, D.C., area long
before the Metro system became
a reality. Some of his maps were
Charles Carroll Carter Family
CARROLL CARTER'S daughter,
Anna Saint John, described
her father as a " joyful, happy
person doing what he loved. "
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CARROLL CARTER
in Helsinki, 1979.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of July-August_2021

Ad Index
Editor's Notebook
People & Places
A Note from the Editor
Charles Carroll Carter: How He Left His Mark on Public Transit
Transit Industry Advancements: Riding on Rubber
EMBARK-ing Toward Better Mobility
Re-imagining Stations as the Center of Sustainable Urban Life
Via Jersey City Success Story
Products
The Scheduling Conundrum
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July-August_2021 - Ad Index
July-August_2021 - Editor's Notebook
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July-August_2021 - People & Places
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July-August_2021 - A Note from the Editor
July-August_2021 - Charles Carroll Carter: How He Left His Mark on Public Transit
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July-August_2021 - Transit Industry Advancements: Riding on Rubber
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July-August_2021 - EMBARK-ing Toward Better Mobility
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July-August_2021 - Re-imagining Stations as the Center of Sustainable Urban Life
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July-August_2021 - Via Jersey City Success Story
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July-August_2021 - Products
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July-August_2021 - The Scheduling Conundrum
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