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Journeys of Discovery: The City of Kyle--Pie Capital of Texas--reinvents public transportation

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Rick Koch, Mayor Pro Tem City of Kyle, Texas.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Kyle, Texas mayor pro-tem Rick Koch to discover why the town is one of the fastest growing communities in the state. Koch also shares intriguing insights about the city’s decision to ditch their community bus system in favor of nimble public transportation via subsidized Uber rides. 

Underwriting support for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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