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Austin Wu grew up in Cedar Rapids and is a graduate of the University of Iowa College of Public Health, where in Iowa City he became engaged with a variety of committees, commissions, and groups on local history, active transportation, and local politics. Before writing for The Gazette, Austin has written extensively for a variety of publications in Iowa about local history and urban design, especially in how taking cues from historic forms of vernacular development can be a pathway towards deceased automobile dependence and more sustainable, healthier ways of urban living. In his free time, he enjoys bicycling, folk music, and breakfast food. Follow him on Twitter, @theaustinwu.
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Staff Columnists Dec. 7, 2022 8:04 am1d ago
One of the sources used by Alexander Rapp in mapping out old public transit routes in eastern Iowa: an ad for the streetcar in Cedar Rapids and Marion, from the Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette and Republican, from Friday, 9 October 1931. These lines were replaced by buses by 1937. Courtesey of Alexander Rapp.