Mayor Michael Nutter on the papal visit

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Guest: Mayor Michael Nutter

Talk of a traffic box, fences, highway and bridge closures, and 1.5 million visitors descending on the City has dominated the news this summer. Some Philadelphians are looking forward to the weekend of September 26-27 with enthusiasm and curiosity. Others are worried and even dreading the arrival of Pope Francis. How will it all work? The man at the center of the planning is Mayor MICHAEL NUTTER. He’s charged with coordinating the efforts of the Vatican, the World Meeting of Families, the Secret Service, SEPTA, emergency management officials and countless other agencies and organizations. Today on Radio Times, Marty talks with Mayor Michael Nutter about the papal visit to Philadelphia — the logistics and its effect on the local economy and residents.

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