Free buses, paid for by other revenue sources, can help make Worcester a big little city

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As a native son of Worcester, I grew up in a city that didn’t know whether it wanted to be Wormtown or the “Paris of the 80s.” We’ve always had a bit of a complex. Do we even want to be a city? Or do we want to be a town?

Things have changed over the last 20 years. Worcester has brought housing and jobs back downtown. But there’s a third piece of the puzzle: transportation.

It’s impossible to have a bustling, walkable city without a very good public transportation system.

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