There are two fundamentals in public service. Firstly we must use public funds wisely to meet our needs, not our wants. The second fundamental is to establish our priorities. Choosing Bus Rapid Transit over tra
m cars ( LRT) will free up 1.365 billion dollars. LRT is a totally unnecessary expense.
Imagine what we could do with these funds.
I am a fiscal conservative – being defined as: you have to generate the financial resources in order to provide the required services. I am also a liberal social service person who has always supported helping those in need. My particular interests are persons with disabilities and the homeless. But, let me say it again: you can forget obtaining more funds for these worthy projects if you support any candidate who supports
LRT. In fact, the City of , which chose Houston LRT has experienced crushing financial problems and have had to raise their fares – thus further punishing those people at the lower portion of the income scale.