By: Diane Benjamin
Last month the Connect Transit Income Statement wasn’t available because they were wrapping up their year-end.
See the report for both months HERE
The ONE month loss for July was $811,295, the August loss was $848,133.
Why is budgeting a TWELVE MILLION Dollar loss okay?
It’s your money! Maybe we should be able to write it off our taxes as charitable donations.
Connect Transit must be using new software because ridership information is now presented in a different format. This chart on PDF page 28 recaps the daily ridership:
July 2017 is zero because Sunday service hadn’t started yet.
Below is the chart for Connect Mobility:
Issac Thorne was hired as General Manager – $125,000. See PDF page 33 for details.
More proof government benefits aren’t close to what the private sector provides – PDF page 34:
Connect is buying 10 new buses – PDF Page 42:
One more note included in the packet – PDF page 14
It would have been cheaper to make a deal with Normal since their charging stations don’t get a lot of use. In yet another failure to think ahead, I bet a bus wouldn’t fit. Buses pick up people one floor below.