Monday, January 12, 2009
A brave, new world!
Well, the new Ride Guide is effective today. Actually, it was effective yesterday. RIP route 39, and Saturday and Sunday service all over the place. Welcome to the "economic downturn" folks. Our near-sighted funding priorities have essentially dried up all the money for bus service. Either the Obama administration steps up to the plate and actually takes public transit funding seriously (as the federal government currently spends $0 for transit operations), or it's going to get worse before it gets better.