PAT Bus System Still Very Expensive

There is s lot of hand wringing over the Port Authority’s (PAT) plans to cut bus service dramatically to deal with the agency’s nearly $50 million budget shortfall.  While civic leaders, businesses, and riders are very concerned and are imploring the state to come up with more money, they ought to be focused on PAT’s outrageous cost structure and the lack of any real effort to address those costs-leaving major service cuts and layoffs as the only way to lower expenditures.



Continue reading