By: Diane Benjamin
Ridership was down in May – PDF page 8
PDF page 7 – the May loss was slightly less than $1 million.
You can’t make this stuff up: The appropriations bill for Transportation is named:
See PDF page 14. It stands for Transportation and Housing and Urban Development.
Also on the same page – Progressives want FREE buses and trains.
PDF page 15 – DOT has issued a 180 day waiver for “Buying American Made” products for construction requirements.
PDF page 29 – Heartland will pay Connect $96,000 a year so students and staff can ride for free.
PDF page 30 – All checks Connect write require 2 signatures. They now have 4 people who can sign checks. Instead of having only 2 people to hold accountable they have no way of preventing 2 others from conspiring to sign checks the other 2 don’t know anything about.
PDF page 32 – Connect will have a new advisory group of people who use the system. It won’t include the people who have to pay for the empty buses. Previous groups like Connect to the Future are disbanded.
PDF page 39 – See what was negotiated with union personnel.