Tari’s obsession (Connect Transit)

By:  Diane Benjamin According to Renner’s interview this morning on WJBC he has been plotting since December to appoint Amelia Buragas and Justin Boyd to the Connect Transit Board. He wants two people who know economic development and have experience spending millions of dollars.  (his words)  Keep in mind, Amelia wanted to tear down a […]

Bloomington: What’s your electric rate?

By:  Diane Benjamin The latest case for limited government: Bloomington talked residents into electric aggregation in 2013.  It was meant to save people money by contracting for lower electricity rates by buying in bulk. According to the City website the contract negotiated for you expired almost a year ago: Source:  http://www.cityblm.org/government/city-council/municipal-electric-aggregation If you click on the […]

What’s the mission Connect?

By:  Diane Benjamin This is what Connect claims their mission is:  https://www.connect-transit.com/about/mission.asp Here’s what citizens think the mission is:  Provide transportation to people that need the service. From yesterday’s Press Release:  https://blnnews.com/2019/05/17/idot-conspires-with-connect-transit/ Connect doesn’t agree: Connect thinks “talent” will be attracted to buses.  How do empty buses make the communities walkable, bikable, and welcoming? Another […]

Pothole alert!

By:  Diane Benjamin A reader sent a pic of a pothole at IAA and Eastland Crossing.  (I have no idea where this is!)   Yes, that’s rebar at the bottom.  Are those official City of Bloomington cones?  Who added the rock? Keep sending pics!  Consider it a Public Service.  I wonder what this road is rated?