Monday, March 9, 2009

It would be in Salem too, were Cherriots not cutting back

Washington Post story on the nationwide surge in transit ridership.


Rob said...

What makes the cuts in Cherriots even more distressing is to remember the $1.2 million being spent on expansion of Salem Airport when there is no one using it other than hobby pilots.

Walker said...

Amen -- the transportation funding system that pits various modes against each other winds up creating a lot of waste, as cities would rather blow dollars on useless projects in their own communities than "lose" the dollars (see them spent on useful projects elsewhere).