This is a repeat link but the topic deserves as much attention as possible . . .
KANSAS CITY BUS RIDERS NEVER ASKED FOR FREE RIDES, THEY JUST WANTED BETTER SERVICE!!!
Instead . . .
12th & Oak along with so many progressives friends turned the ATA into a soup line whilst public money is now "invested" in sketchy real estate development schemes.
Thankfully, even public radio is catching on this scheme and a very obvious sign of KCMO corruption:
"While it's free to ride the bus in Kansas City, only 13% of low-income households are near a transit system. KCATA says it's working to hire drivers and expand routes."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
On weekdays, Melissa Douds catches the 35th Street bus at 5:48 a.m. to get to her job as a facility worker at the Bartle Hall Convention Center. Starting at the Armour and Gillham stop in Hyde Park, she is only seven minutes from work by car, but she does not have a car.