Clarification: Bus Stop Not Illegal, Just Busy

RECEIVED Wed., Feb. 28, 2024

Dear Editor,
    [Re: "Safe on the Bus," News, Feb. 23:] First sentence, first paragraph reads: “On a cool fall day last year at a heavily **trafficked** bus stop …”
    This is the dictionary definition of the word “trafficked”:
    past tense: trafficked; past participle: trafficked
    1. deal or trade in something illegal. "we must vigorously enforce our laws against those who traffic in drugs"
    Please correct. It looks like you’re saying that all Cap Metro bus stops have illegal activity happening at them.
    What illegal activities were occurring at this particular bus stop?
George McCoy
   Editor Kim Jones responds: While you are correct that is *a* dictionary definition of "trafficked," we were referring to its more common usage here – "to travel over" or "to visit as a customer." Apologies for any confusion.
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