Connect Transit: September Fleece

By:  Diane Benjamin

See the September report here:     https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4zAZemF_qQuX0JzckFHNFZJV1k/view

Revenue from riders doesn’t come close to pay the wages of the employees:

 

The total operating loss appears to not be a red flag for anybody:

Government can’t come up with a way to transport people without losing $833,895 in one month?

The loss would be less without expenses like these:


A FOIA request has been filed for details.

 

Page 19 claims Fixed Route ridership is up over last year:

 

 

 

Connect Mobility was up too:

 

 

 

The operating loss for September 2016 was $877,994.44.    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4zAZemF_qQuZEhveVl3aVMzakE/view

Because of this increase in riders: Connect lost $44,099 less.

The audited financial statements are included in the packet:


 Keep in mind – losses like these (and much worse) are happening across the country, your taxes are paying for it.

 

See the Board of trustees here:  https://www.connect-transit.com/about/trustees/default.asp

 

 

8 thoughts on “Connect Transit: September Fleece

  1. The Board of Trustees looks like “white privilege”. Maybe Mayor Renner should create a Connect Transit Review Board for the Connect Transit Board of Trustees based on under and/or non-represented people groups on the Board.
    I’m sorry Diane…. I should not have added that REPLY as that may give Mayor Renner another idea for civilian involvement and further deepening his talons into the servants he represents.

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      1. In all honesty, I wonder why Tari doesn’t rent a limousine that takes him to Rosie’s for lunch. What would that cost? Let’s see…3 trips a week by…i’m guessing $100.

        Sure! Why not! After all, we (not me) did elect him, thus conferring such lofty entitlements.

        Enjoy Tari! Lunch is on me today!

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