By: Diane Benjamin
US representative Darin Lahood must know about the BILLIONS the federal government is throwing at public transportation. The local bus services only loses $900,000 every month, but many cities lose more. The federal government is wasting our tax dollars evidently for votes. Seriously folks, people can’t be transported locally for less money than running empty buses all over town?
From the March Connect Transit minutes: March – PDF page 6
It gets worse:
At tomorrow’s meeting the Board will vote for this: PDF page 36
Of course, this is YOUR money, after the Feds and the State take “administration costs”, Connect can get whats left.
This note is on the same page:
Maybe Lahood needs to hear from the people paying for this nonsense.
Darin Lahood phone number:
Washington DC: (202) 225-6201
Don’t email – you won’t get a response for months and it will sound like nobody read what you wrote.