Top Stories: UTA Study Highlights Dallas' Public Transit Problem; A Border Family Reunion | KERA News

Top Stories: UTA Study Highlights Dallas' Public Transit Problem; A Border Family Reunion

Dec 11, 2017

The top local stories this evening from KERA News:

A new study commissioned by Dallas officials shows the city has a ways to go in providing more frequent and more equitable public transportation to people across the city, and especially low-income people. 

Shima Hamidi worked on that report and is the director of the Institute of Urban Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. Hamidi sat down and discussed it with KERA's Justin Martin.

Other top stories this evening:  

Dozens of families separated by their immigration status briefly reunited this weekend near El Paso. For a few hours Sunday morning, border patrol agents stood back while families embraced through the Sunland Park border fence -- a long row of rust-colored columns that divide the U.S. and Mexico. Reporter Mallory Falk reports

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