Joel M. Bat­ter­man is a Ph.D. stu­dent in urban and region­al plan­ning at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan. He lives in Detroit and serves as co-chair of the board of direc­tors of the Motor City Free­dom Rid­ers, an orga­ni­za­tion of Detroit bus rid­ers and allies work­ing for expand­ed pub­lic tran­sit. He also recent­ly cre­at­ed the Grey­hound Rid­ers Union, cur­rent­ly a small Face­book group but with grand hopes of expansion.
Don’t Buy Greenland—Buy Greyhound
The bus company is for sale. The federal government should nationalize it and expand its low-carbon, affordable services.