By: Diane Benjamin
The Connect Transit Board didn’t meet in December, so January 26, 2021 the Board will review November and December 2020. They finally achieved breaking through the $1,000,000 operating loss and did it both months: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pH-FJxYfLWtjHzbnh98Ge3P6El4HURHu/view
EVERY DOLLAR for “Assistance” is money government took from somebody who earned it.
The cost for every rider in November was $6.95. In December is was $7.76.
A ride on the smaller Mobility buses was $57.19 in November and $59.16 in December.
Even though riding is FREE – people aren’t riding:
See PDF page 28. November 2020 ridership was down 42.8% from 2019. December was down 36.1% – PDF page 30.
Since everything is going to well since Mark Peterson took over as Interim General Manager: