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PHOENIX | Extension of Phoenix rail debated in Latino community

PHOENIX— The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery’s Spanish-language sign in Phoenix‘s poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city’s idea of progress: “4 LANES OR NO TRAIN.” Similar placards are plastered along the proposed new leg of Phoenix’s light-rail system, a plan that progressed quietly until some shop owners in the mostly Hispanic and black community … Continue reading PHOENIX | Extension of Phoenix rail debated in Latino community