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West Shore School District (WSSD) is looking to contract out support staff jobs to privately owned companies. Currently WSSD as a non-profit organization (they don't pay taxes to any one) directly pays support staff employees a fair wage and benefits. WSSD feels that hiring a for profit company to pay employees a less wage and NO benefits will save them money. This can not be allowed to happen for numerous reasons and money is one of them.
The first thing is money. WSSD feels that paying a contractor to hire under paid workers with NO benefits will save them money. This idea may work in the short term but even after a year this is not true. The district will be given a low fee from the contractor so the contractor is picked, but then the contractor will increase the fee to a much higher cost which can be higher then the current cost of doing the job "in house". There are numerous videos, documents, etc... of school districts deciding whether to pay the higher contractor cost each year or doing the jobs "in house". The current support staff of WSSD is trying to work with the district to save money. A privately owned contractor company is out to make money for themselves, not the district. Contractors will cut their own costs but not the profit they "need" to make off the district. The WSSD does not have shareholders, private investors, or a owner to pay. The district just “earns” enough money to pay employees, maintain equipment and properties, and purchase equipment as needed. Any extra income for the district is saved and used to fund unexpected needs or future projects. A company contracted to provide services needs to pay for all the same items the district does, but they can have investors, shareholders, CEO's salaries, and losses from other clients to recover to stay in business. Companies that can not earn more money then they spend can not stay in business. As a client of such company, the WSSD will have to pay the company enough money to stay in business sometime in the future. Can the district really support another company when they are claiming they can not support themselves?
Employee service and loyalty will drop if employees are contracted out. It is documented that the quality of service done by employees that are not paid directly by the company they work in or around is lower than the service done by employees directly hired by the company and buildings they work in. The attitude "these people are not my boss" happens when employees work in buildings and areas that are not controlled by the employees "parent" company. Also with lower wages and NO benefits, employees quit to get a better jobs more often. So children may have a new bus driver, cafeteria worker, or custodian every year if not more frequently. Numerous current support staff employees have service records of 10 or more years. There are current support staff that have 20 years or more with the district. The district will probably be contracting out the jobs to employees that only have 5 years or less with the contractor company. Also if the district chooses to change contractors then all the employees will be new to the children and community because the employees are not just handed over to the new contractor. If the district contracts out, all the current support staff will have to be hired by the contractor to keep their current job probably at a lower pay rate and NO benefits. Numerous current support staff employees are paid under $12,000 gross per year. If they have to take a pay cut to do the same job, some of them may need to find a different job to earn about the same current amount just to support their family. Good wages is the reason why current employees don't leave. Why have employees come and go over pay and benefits when the current system is retaining employees for over ten years or more on average?
WSSD contracting out will cause the taxpayers' rates to rise. Currently WSSD owns all its current equipment like school buses, kitchen equipment and supplies, cleaning carts, etc... If the district contracts out the employees jobs, they will probably sell the equipment to the contractor as well. So they will be renting the use of the same equipment, they brought and paid for once, over years and years while the contractor owns it. The district will also start paying taxes for the contractor to buy new equipment, maintenance, parts and service, etc... on the equipment as it needs it in the future. Currently all parts, services, etc... paid by the district is TAX FREE. Unless the district can legally purchase TAX FREE items and "give" them to a for profit, tax paying company, how is contracting out cheaper? One example of this is the fuel cost for the diesel equipment used by the district. The WSSD can and has locked in a for a year a diesel fuel price of $1.25 per gallon that is delivered directly to the district's diesel pumps located on district property. A contractor can not avoid taxes unless they can get tax exempt, so they will have to pay close market price which changes all the time. The current price of diesel fuel is about $3.50 per gallon, because of the local, federal, road, etc... taxes that are applied. Why have the taxpayers pay for a companies tax obligations as well?
Please help keep the WSSD directly employing the current support staff and not contracting out any support staff services.
For the economic growth, increase in employment and safety of the area, the SR9/SR 204 Project needs to be fully funded and included in the 2013 Transportation Package.
Michigan's transportation infrastructure is crumbling due to the lack of proper funding. Michigan roads are consistently ranked as the worst in the nation. The gas tax has not been increased since 1997 (16 years).
Poor roads and bridges are reducing safety, damaging vehicles, and lowering on time deliveries due to congestion and delays. The cost to repair the roads increases substantially as they go from fair to poor.
If we do not increase the investment in our transportation infrastructure, it is estimated that the number of Michigan roads in poor condition will increase to 65% by 2018 (currently 32%).
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Now is the time for PTSA Advocacy to ensure that the DeKalb County School Board does not cut transporation services to Arabia Mountain High School!
AMHS offers successful programs in Career Pathways, Environmental Science and Engineering and was recognized this week as a "Green-Ribbon School" by the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency.
The academic dreams and hard work of 891 Arabia Mountain High School students, over 1/2 of our entire student enrollment, are at risk.
These students depend on county bus transportation from the Satellite locations to pursue their academic goals. The elected members of the DeKalb County School Board have decided to eliminate the transportation lifeline for some of the best and brightest students in the DeKalb County School System.
Here are the facts:
AMHS is not accessible by public transportation services like the other high schools on the transportation elimination list.
There are no continuous sidewalks on Browns Mill Road for our students to walk to school, which may put an increased number students at risk along the 45 MPH speed limit state road.
Adding over 800 additional cars to the Browns Mill Road area will create unbelievable gridlock and chaos in an already congested area. Recall the congestion "road rage" incident that occurred last year at the school that resulted in a parent brandishing a weapon on school property.
|From AMHS Traffic - Summary|
Consider the safety of the students. With the elimination of transportation options, new and inexperienced 16,17 & 18 years olds will be driving to AMHS in an already traffic intense and congested area.
An increased number of students may remain on campus, unsupervised, at the end of the school day as they wait for parents to arrive after working hours.
Eliminating transportation to AMHS would effectively close our high school, or turn it into a neighborhood school.
The next opportunity for public input on the board plan is Monday, July 9, 2012 at 6:30 pm. Please sign the petition to show your support.
Recently, the Texas Health and Human Service Commission has reinterpreted laws which now prohibit transporting children to appointments without the accompaniment of a legal guardian.
In addition, the new interpretations have ceased all free transportation services provided by providers. According to the US Census Bureau's American Community Service, Hidalgo and Cameron counties rank number 1 and number 2, respectively, as the poorest counites in all of Texas.
This, combined with the issue of a multitude of undocumented families, access to care under the new interpretations of the law are places major barriers on Valley families.
ONE BIG PROBLEM HERE IN ST. PETERS, MO IS THERE IS NO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.
THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE WITHOUT VEHICLES THAT NEED TO GET OUT AND ABOUT AND CANNOT.
ST. PETERS, MO IS TOO BIG OF A CITY TO NOT HAVE PUBLIC TRANSIT.
PETITION to BRING BACK the DAYLINER
Commuter rail is a viable and desirable form of transportation in many cities around the world. By signing this petition you confirm your desire to use commuter rail as a public transit option for HRM.
The initial proposal is to continue the feasibility study for the section from Enfield, along the Bedford Highway, to Halifax over existing CN tracks.
Your support will be used to ensure that a commuter rail option is included in all future discussions about transit planning in the HRM. The general results of the petition will be promoted through the local media and a detailed copy will be used in direct discussion with HRM Councillors and staff.
You may choose to show your support for one or more of the following advantages that appeal to you:
- Commuter rail is cheaper than driving. The monthly cost of owning, maintaining, and parking a vehicle used mainly for commuting is considerably higher than the cost of a public transit pass.
- Commuter rail is more efficient for commuting than using the roads. Weather and road conditions, construction, or collisions can significantly impact travel time by car but are mostly negligable by rail.
- Commuter rail is more convenient, less stressful than taking a car. The time spent commuting can almost entirely be productive time, rather than the frustration of navigating a vehicle in peak traffic conditions.
- Commuter rail reduces the number of single-occupancy vehicles on the roads. The number of vehicles (rather than the number of commuters) defines the majority of the cost for road repairs, road widening, fuel prices, parking space, environmental impact. By offering commuter rail, HRM can be pro-active in dealing with the conflict between growth and sustainability. This will keep our city livable for our future and that of our families.
- Commuter rail benefits everyone. Unlike adding more cars, busses, or ferries to the transportation options, commuter rail can reduce peak hour travel time, traffic congestion, stress, collisions, road repairs, parking prices, and carbon emissions associated with commuting. This can benefit all residents of HRM independent of their use of commuter rail.
Thank you for participating in the future of your city!
For more information, contact Susan Tremills: email@example.com / 835-3589
The mission behind this petition is to make Jackson Hole a safer and more open community. Very simple in its intention, the Late Night Transportation Crusade is an acknowledgement of a voiced need from the residents, visitors and seasonal friends of this area.
Whether you vacation or live, ski or snowboard, farm or hunt, dance or run, paint or sing in Jackson, you have been a part of this community and have experienced that this place takes care of its own.
We collectively want this to be a safe, beautiful and enjoyable place to live and visit; a socially responsible community that comes together to support each other when the situation calls for it. This is a moment for us to shine, to say we need and want Late Night Transportation.
We want less impaired driving, fewer DUI arrests, less animals killed on the road, our tourists to get downtown and our locals to Teton Village, our employees to have a ride and our friends and visitors to get home safe. We want to work hard, play hard and experience all of Jackson—and be safe getting home.
There are models for Safe Ride Programs all over the United States and the intended outcome of this petition is to generate ideas for the model that fits Jackson best, and to establish a non-profit for its implementation. The Crusade’s Facebook page, facebook.com/JH.Latenight, will act as a forum for research and discussion and you are invited to visit and share your ideas, thoughts, concerns and comments.
You may have noticed that for Semester 2 2011 the Strategic Marketing Simulation lecture is scheduled for 8:00pm - 9:50pm. While for some of who live near campus or drive, this may not be an issue. But, for the remaining of us who rely on public transportation, this is a huge issue!
We are all well aware of how sloppy the bus system already is. There are only two busses that stop at the university shortly after the lecture is over: 1) 709 at 10:10pm and 2) 3 at 10:20pm. Each trip can last up to 30 - 40 minutes!
In the Village of Bolingbrook, IL between Weber Road and Illinois Route 53, the far right (southern) East-bound lane of Boughton Road is splitting down the middle and has uneven (not level) pavement. In certain sections, there has been maintenance work and there are two rectangular man-hole covers approximately every 500 feet.
The patched pavement around these covers is rough and in places higher than a speed-bump, which can cause severe strain or damage to vehicle tires, struts, and shocks.
Moving Forward - TEACH/FSA Transportation for S. Fulton Students. Restore bus service to Fulton Science Academy for our children.
The discontinuation of the MARTA bus route that serves TEACH/Fulton Science Academy became effective on September 25, 2010. Our school is the only one affected. North Springs still has the 87 bus serving their students.
The walk to school is over 1 mile long, there are no continuous side walks, it's getting darker earlier and our youth will be walking a very busy, dark and dangerous route
Our children already make great sacrifices getting up 5:00 am to take 3 hour bus and train rides to and from school just to get the education they deserve. To require them to walk an additional mile to school or to be inconvenienced in ANY other way is simply unjust and unfair!
I would like to put forward a petition against the transportation of dogs in the back of utility vehicles, as I believe it to be cruel and dangerous for the dog.
Too many times have I seen the remains of a family pet splattered on the highway, and even (in a few instances) hanging from a rope at the back of a ute (in these instances the dog has obviously tried to jump out and the rope has been just that little bit too long).
I believe that dogs SHOULD NOT be transported in the tray of a ute (or other open vehicle) unless they are confined in a secure cage or box, which is secured to the floor of the ute tray.
Recently - School District 57 School Board members and Superintendent of District 57 have begun investigating the option to outsource the district's transportation needs to a third party company.
District 57 School Board and the Superintendent are considering the dissolution of the transportation department and outsourcing bussing to a third party and the Board and Superintendent intend to approve final bidder on July 15th.
Roughly 50% of Illinois school districts outsource transportation services. Transportation service outsourcing has the potential to reduce district costs, improve services, driver quality, safety, and flexibility. The links below provide more arguments FOR outsourcing school transportation services.
Link to the d57 analysis:
A few links providing examples of other districts outsourcing school transportation services.
They are cutting the bus lines in Cleveland which will result in no transportation to work, school and other important events for a lot of people.
- LRT speakers are busted or foul sounding.
- Everytime I get on it, I am ashamed of the sound that comes out of it.
- Person speaking on the speakers can hardly be heard and is very unprofessional (I am ashamed of tourists getting on the MRT).
IUPUI University is a school with over 29,000 students and growing every year. The exact ration a this point and time for students to parking spaces is 3 to 1.
Students continually to buy parking permits but are not guaranteed a spot to park. This is a growing problem and it needs to be taken care of.
The Washington, D.C. metropolitan area is notoriously home to traffic congestion and long commutes. According to a study released by the Washington Post, D.C. area residents spend an average of 69 hours per year sitting in traffic at a cost of $577.00 per person annually. The post also notes that Washingtonians face rush hour traffic for 1/3 of the day.
Continually making the nation's list for the top ten cities with the worst traffic, it is important that authorities re-evalute traffic patterns and look for a solution to the congestion issues in the D.C. metropolitan area.
LEGAL NOTICENOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT…
Source: New Britain Herald
Ad Id: 14145954
LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Bureau of Finance and Administration 2800 Berlin Turnpike Newington Connecticut on Friday May 8 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Conference Room B on Docket No. 0811-N-181-L for the application of Ajmal Mehdi DBA Medics Transportation. Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 13b-103 and 4-177 through 182 of the Connecticut General Statutes (C.G.S.) Ajmal Mehdi DBA Medics Transportation seeks authorization to operate four (4) motor vehicles having a passenger seating capacity of ten (10) adults or less in general livery service between all points in Connecticut from headquarters in Bristol. Parties and interveners requiring an interpreter (translator) for this public hearing may make arrangements by contacting the Department of Transportation 's Administrative Law Unit at (860) 594-2875 at least five (5) working days prior to the hearing.
Deaf and hearing impaired persons wishing to attend this public hearing or requiring an interpreter may make arrangements by contacting the Department of Transportation 's Office of Communications at (860) 594-3062 (VOICE ONLY) at least five (5) working days prior to the hearing. If the hearing is postponed due to inclement weather the hearing will be rescheduled for the next available date. For any questions regarding postponements please call (860) 594-2875. CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Linda Dillon Secretary Bureau of Finance and Administration
Those of us who depend upon the bus system for transportation would like to see expanded hours especially during special events such as Summer Motion. This would help with grocery shopping, attending events, taking evening classes at ACC and attending special events in the park.
Mass transit is desperately needed in Southern New Jersey. Our roads are becoming more and more clogged by traffic, and during the Summer months, it is near impossible to reach certain destinations in the Summer months because of shore traffic.
We have few mass transit options, few to none of which are actually useful. At least one new train line in South Jersey is needed in order to alleviate the traffic along roads such as Delsea Drive, Route 55, and Rout 9/the Parkway. The current new line that has been decided upon must be extended through Vineland and Millville to shore points such as Ocean City, Wildwood, and Cape May. The line would also help to revitalize downtowns by drawing people to these downtowns to get to the train stations. It would also open up the job market by providing access to jobs in Philadelphia and other places along the line.
Currently there is a plan to extend service to Glassboro from Camden with connections to Philadelphia. However, this will not alleviate shore traffic and does not serve the population centers of Vineland and Millville.
After visiting the Penndot Drivers License Center in Coudersport PA on two occasions I witnessed and experienced rude behavior by the employees at this location.
These people are suppose to be serving the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the community mentioned. After talking with several people in the community I am now aware that these acts are not specific to my experiences and it seems that this is the way that these particular PENNDOT employees conduct there services to the community and the people of the commonwealth.
Dear Car Carriers,
As you all well know, every broker must have a $10,000 brokers bond. On numerous occasions, we the carriers, have been cheated and not been paid for the services that we provided.. the broker bond is the only hope we have of getting paid for our services because collection agencies prove to be ineffective. Any carrier that has been a victim of this understand as to why the bond should be increased to $100,000 for the carriers financial safety.
Please submit a company representatives full name and IN THE COMMENTS PLEASE PROVIDE THE NAME OF YOUR COMPANY AND YOUR MC NUMBER. This will be sent to the Department of Transportation so it is crucial that the singers be professional about the matter.
RTA (regional transit authority) has proposed a fuel surcharge increase and routes and service reduction to combat the rising cost of the economy.
This proposal will cause current fare rates to soar by at least 30%. Depending on how you use RTA you may very well pay $6.00 for an All Day Pass, $25.00 for a 7-Day Pass, $95.00 for a Monthly Pass, and a jaw clenching $114.00 for those who park their cars to ride RTA the rest of the way! In return they're cutting routes and services that many of us need to get to work, school, and that our Senior citizens use to get their shopping done. RTA claims they do not want to do this, but have to because of lack of funding for public transportation.
In essence the way this proposal looks RTA riders are paying more and receiving no benefit in return.
Why A Charter?
COST OF A CAR-ORIENTED CITY
Calgary is an auto-dependent city. Decades of low density, automobile-dependent development with segregated land uses has characterized the building of our city. The result of this urban sprawl has been a sharp increase in vehicle-related greenhouse gas emissions and ground level pollutants, fiscally unsustainable infrastructure spending, and loss of community, increased health risks and continued marginalization of Calgarians who do not drive. The opposite of auto-dependent is not a total lack of private vehicles, rather, it is a balanced or multi-modal transport system, meaning that consumers have a variety of transport options, and incentives to use each for what it does best.
ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT & GROWTH
Calgary’ is known for its large ecological footprint currently 9.86 global hectares per person . There is a relationship between rising greenhouse gas emissions and population growth. Between 1990 and 2005, Calgary's population grew 38 per cent and at the same time greenhouse gas emissions increased 32 per cent . The City is continuing to grow at a fast pace. Transportation is dependent on fossil fuel use, which is linked to air quality, acid rain, and climate change. Any changes to reduce fossil fuel use and increase energy efficiency will have a direct effect on issues related to air quality and the atmosphere as well as human health. Reducing dependency on automobile use would reduce the need for more expensive, environmentally invasive infrastructure.
A city so reliant on the automobile significantly marginalizes many Calgarians. According to figures from the Alberta Government there are over 170,000 driving age Calgarians without a license – about 20 per cent of those eligible to drive and many more with a license are without the financial resources to afford an automobile and are constrained by the cost of accessible transport. Affordable transportation enables access to services and opportunities for youth, people with disabilities, seniors, those living with low income, the sick and newcomers.
Different factors affect affordability, including individuals’ mobility needs and abilities; the quantity, quality and pricing of mobility options; land use factors that affect accessibility; and housing affordability . Public and private resources have been invested in providing alternative transportation services though these services rarely prove to be viable alternatives for efficiently meeting the day-to-day travel needs of those who cannot or do not drive. Where they exist, services are often sparse, overtaxed, uncoordinated, available only to strictly defined "eligible" populations, and limited in their geographic scope. Without accessible, efficient, affordable, safe transportation many Calgarians are unable to access services, employment, training, education, and social opportunities that are crucial to full participation in the community.
Sprawl reduces economic competitiveness. As global inventories of fossil fuels deplete, the cost of transportation will increase, creating a significant economic impact. Long commutes on clogged roads and increased time to transport goods have a direct economic cost. A 2003 report by the TD Bank Financial Group identified sprawl and the resulting infrastructure debt as two of the most significant factors impeding the economic competitiveness of Alberta. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, innovative cities that emphasize improved public transit, and compact, pedestrian-friendly, mixed-use development will be the most successful cities in the global market place.
Sprawl also contributes to reduced competitiveness of urban transit. The dispersed nature of growth and the cost structure of transit are high, because of the high capital cost of infrastructure and vehicles and because of fluctuating usage rates in peak period and off-peak period use. Transit services are expected to provide high capacity for short periods of time each day plus lower levels of service throughout the remainder of the day and evening.
Residents in communities in Calgary with limited transit are left with few options but to drive. Calgary needs a public transit throughout the City that is accessible, affordable, available and safe for all Calgarians. Research conducted by Sustainable Calgary in 2007 revealed barriers to the system. Transit users identified scheduling issues, overcrowding and long waits for buses . Road congestion resulted in busses sitting idly in traffic, wasting time and energy and creating pollution. Shift workers described scheduling constraints and limited services at irregular hours. People with disabilities reported barriers to accessing public transit safely , particularly around LRT stations. Crowding on transit during peak hours presented difficult for seniors, people with disabilities or parents with small children to ride. Those on fixed or low incomes faced access and affordability issues. Calgarians relying on parallel transit described continually declining service due to funding constraints. In addition, negative perceptions of the system deterred some car owners from using transit.
LOSS OF COMMUNITY
The excessive use of motor vehicles has also fostered an increasing lack of community, as people tend to drive to the majority of their destinations. Without walking to corner stores, neighbourhood parks and recreation facilities, social interaction is limited and isolation of increases. Furthermore communities with heavy traffic tend to have speed and congestion issues that make it unsafe to walk or wheel, which in turn forces people to drive.
Car-oriented development is also associated with increased health problems. Automobile-dependent cities tend to have higher per capita traffic casualty rates. Research by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation connects the sedentary lifestyle, promoted by the poor design of Canadian suburbs, with increased rates of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. In addition to inactivity, the fossil fuels used by automobiles increase air pollutants that cause or contribute to high levels of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. All of these factors contribute to an already strained health care system.
Leadership, investment and accountability are needed in the development and implementation of strategies and policies that seek to provide accessibility and safety to remove obstacles for persons with disabilities, seniors, and other citizens with unique needs.
The Palm-Tran route 92 is an East-West bus route that runs from Hwy 441 /
Sandalfoot Plaza all the way out to Camino Real & A1A / Ocean Blvd.
The route has low ridership, and always has, and the reason that not many
people ride the bus, is because the last route back to Sandalfoot Plaza from
Camino Real / A1A is at 4:30pm. Not even a standard 9-5 job can be
considered, living on this bus route.
People who use the bus to go to work can't get home from work. This is the
earliest ending route of the entire Palm-Tran system(excluding the jury shuttle,
and an inlet route).
The route has been cut back by removing service to the community hospital,
and has stopped servicing Logger's Run, a large residential portion of the
western Boca Raton area. These were all methods of saving money on the
Instead of trying to increase ridership, Palm-Tran also decided to terminate
service for this route on Sundays.
Later service for this route is NEEDED. It is one of the three routes that runs
through Boca Raton's downtown area, and one of the two that connects the
western Boca Raton area to the eastern Boca Raton area. It connects the
Broward County Transportation system, and the unincorporated residential
areas of southwestern Palm-Beach county, to the eastern 'working' area of Boca
Raton, and services 3 major bus stops that serve the entire county. Later night
service is desparately needed by all the riders on this route, indefinitely.
The following concerns can only be addressed with a face-to-face meeting with Senator Voinovich due to the fact that he is not current with the situation of the horse slaughter industry.
We are prepared to address the following issues:
A. Unwanted Horses
B. Slippery Slope
C. Negative financial impact claims when a horse slaughter ban be enacted.
We are a grass roots effort whose cause is to stop the slaughter of horses for human consumption and the exportation of horses for slaughter. Our request for a meeting with Senator Voinovich was denied on January 25, 2008.
This Petition is being put in place because of all the tragic events involving buses.
We have heard of so many people, children and adults being killed in accidents involving buses. Just recently I have experience the loss of a close friend in a very tragic buses accidents.
I know we cannot stop death but I truly believe if buses had seat belts we could limited the amount of people injured in these types of accidents.
The School Parent Organization here at Charles H. Lake@Louis Pasteur Swing Sight School would like to request transportation and crossing guards for the students who attend this school.
Since the closing of Charles H. Lake School, at 9201 Hilllock, and the move here to our swing sight school (Louis Pasteur), our enroll has dropped from 350 to 118 students to as of today (8/28/2007) because of no transportation of our students.
Also we would like to request crossing guards for our students in route here. The streets that we are requesting is from East 90th and St. Clair, East 105th, and Lakeview. East 105th alone is known for it,s car accidents each year.
So for the safety of our student we would like to see crossing guards.
Recently M.T.A. raised the bus fare from $38 to $70 per month for a monthly bus pass.
Beginning July 1st the increase will take effect. Senior citizens and disabled adults live on a limited inome, therefore most will not be able to afford riding the bus. In most cases this is their only means of transportation.