By: Diane Benjamin https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=22465 Tonight a representative from the McLean County Regional Planning Commission will talk about local transit. She will be followed by the Connect Transit’s General Manager. Prediction: Neither speaker will mention the buses are too big to serve the people with no other means of transportation. Neither speaker will recognize the huge […]
By: Diane Benjamin I’ve known for quite awhile that for Bloomington Alderman Rob Fazzini had sued people involved with the Cornbelters. Since I was at the courthouse yesterday I decided to pull the court documents. If you ever want to see a file, get the Case Number from Public Access ( https://www.mcleancountyil.gov/137/Public-Access-Search-System ), then go to the […]
By: Diane Benjamin I thought Chris Koos was all lovey-dovey with Tari Renner now and Metrozone was just a footnote in history. Maybe not: An email received by FOIA. Did Normal forget to redact this one on the basis of pending litigation, or did Normal want the info out? If you forgot, Metrozone was an […]
By: Diane Benjamin Why was the Connect Transit Working Group formed? Think back: People disenfranchised by route changes, non ADA compliance, fare increases, and huge empty buses showed up at City Council meetings (over and over) demanding changes. These people had tried talking to the Connect Transit Board and were ignored. They tried talking to […]
The sidewalk is ADA compliant though!
By: Diane Benjamin Recently the Pantagraph put out a call for people to write editorials for them. Evidently Justin Boyd answered the call, this was published on August 12th: Bloomington Needs To Rethink Its Future Who is Justin Boyd? Downtown business owner Tari’s One Voice travel buddy: https://blnnews.com/2019/03/21/bloomington-travels-one-voice/ Justin helped get signatures for Julie Emig […]
By: Diane Benjamin This email was sent by a citizen to Pam Reece. The letter from the FAA to the airport printed in this story was attached to the email: https://blnnews.com/2019/08/13/does-media-ever-get-tired-of-being-lied-to/ The point is: Pam knows the airport forcing the soccer kids to leave the property has nothing to do with danger. If those words […]