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BUSES: Pierce Transit isn’t to blame

Letter by Ysobell E. Stephens, Tacoma on June 29, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 9 Comments »
June 30, 2011 11:47 am

Re: “Pierce Transit let community down” (letter, 6-28).

When people complain that Pierce Transit isn’t providing a previous service, they are blaming the wrong party.

It’s the Pierce County voters who are to blame. They chose to vote down a sales tax increase of less than a penny per dollar to pay for the increased costs of operation.

Cuts had to be made. Gas prices alone can be blamed for the increased costs of operation.

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