Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Higher bus fares opposed

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
Hastings,Minnesota 55033 http://www.hastingsstargazette.com/sites/all/themes/hastingsstargazette_theme/images/social_default_image.png
Hastings Star Gazette
651-437-5911 customer support
Higher bus fares opposed
Hastings Minnesota 745 Spiral Boulevard 55033

Transit supporters have lined up Twin Cities residents who depend on buses to testify at a series of legislative hearings.

Lawmakers at the Wednesday and Thursday meetings will hear commuters seeking more transit funds, with testimony coming at a time when the Metropolitan Council is considering increasing fares.

Advertisement
Advertisement

"I don't see a reason to buy another one," Robynne Curlee of St. Paul said about a car. "And I can afford one here."

Advertisement
Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness