County looks at bus route outsourcing votes, one by one
Written by Jesse Scheckner on April 30, 2019
In response to community complaints of inferior bus service and overlong wait times, Miami-Dade lawmakers are to decide Tuesday whether to change county policy to require that they approve all future outsourcing of Metrobus routes and forego renewing a contract with the company now running its outsourced routes.
But in a rare move, though commissioners in the Transportation and Finance Committee voted 6-0 to forward the item, it went to a full vote March 7 without a recommendation, as some commissioners and county personnel argue the item is unnecessary ahead of a pending system redesign by Transit Alliance Miami.
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