Does this project serve the needs of transit dependent communtities? Perhaps, but only if you are a follower of Reaganomics. We think the SWLRT project is an example of Trickle Down Transit.
Trickle-down economics is a term in United States politics that refers to the idea that tax breaks or other economic benefits provided by government to businesses and upper income levels will benefit poorer members of society by improving the economy as a whole. Read more at Wikipedia: Trickle-down economics