Do we need another big government agency for transit?
Published Sat, Nov 18 2006 2:12 PM
Technorati Tags: Transportation
Norm Rice and John Stanton want to merge Pierce, King, Kitsap and Snohomish county transit agencies with Sound Transit. That's just what we don't need, a bigger government structure to manage growth, land use and raise taxes and rates. Some highlights from the Tacoma News Tribune...
The commission has scheduled a public hearing in Tacoma on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Port of Tacoma Business Center, 3600 Port of Tacoma Road. A second hearing will be held Nov. 28 in Everett.
Find the report at psrtc.wa.gov/.
The commission is scheduled to make a final report to the Legislature and the governor by Jan. 1, in time to be considered during the 2007 legislative session.
The deadline to submit a comment to be included in the official record is Nov. 30. To comment: Call 800-606-9161, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Regional Transportation Commission, PO Box 53010, Bellevue, WA 98015-3010.
Cross Posted at NWBloggers.com
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