Normal – Part 4 Connect Transit

By:  Diane Benjamin This will be the final story documenting the Normal council meeting held on 10/7/2019 See the other parts here – they all tie together: https://blnnews.com/2019/10/08/the-normal-circus-last-night-part-1/ https://blnnews.com/2019/10/08/the-normal-circus-last-night-part-2/ https://blnnews.com/2019/10/08/the-normal-circus-last-night-part-3/ The Connect Transit problem is now clear.  The Board, appointed by both mayors, has a mission that doesn’t align with what taxpayers expect a transit […]

Bus service dominates Council

By:  Diane Benjamin The good news is:  Connect Transit might be out of money by 2023! The bad news is:  Some people in town need transportation. 12 people spoke during Public Comment.  Many of them were there because Connect Transit isn’t listening to them.  Routes are being eliminated and fares may be going up. Side […]