Carolina Curious

Carolina Curious: Why Can't We Use The Railroad?

Listener Matthew Fedel asks: "Winston-Salem has a railroad running through it that's fallen into neglect. Why couldn't it be used as a commuter route, and what's the history of railroads in this area?" As WFDD's David Ford recently discovered, railroads built the Twin City, and could soon help shape it again.

[Correction: this morning, we misidentified the acronym for PART. It is Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation.]