With all the talk about rail, how the proposed system connects to TheBus is a critical issue. Not only will rail cost a lot, but taxpayers subsidize the bus system to a great degree as well. The hope of some is that efficiencies can be created if the two are managed by one entity.
A measure to create a transit authority will be on the ballot in November as a City Charter Amendment. The authority’s board of directors would include three members appointed by the mayor and three by the City