Video by Ilea Shutler.

At the Oklahoma Watch-Out public forum Tuesday, three leaders in mass transit in central Oklahoma talked about current challenges, future plans and whether more Oklahomans will be willing to ride buses and trains.

Oklahoma Watch Executive Editor David Fritze moderated the forum featuring Jason Ferbrache,administrator of the Central Oklahoma Parking and Transit Authority; Danny O’Connor, director of transportation planning for the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments, and Lauren Branch, former chair of the Oklahoma Alliance for Public Transportation and executive director of NewView Oklahoma, which assists the blind.

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