PSTA: Ridership So Bad They Have to GIVE it Away for Free! Mayor Kriseman Helps Rich City Workers at Expense of Poor City Taxpayers; Riders still pay $780/year for Same Benefit.

Cost for a Citizen per year: $780. Cost Per St. Petersburg city worker per year$33. Cost to Taxpayer for "Free", unlimited City worker bus rides: $90,000. Loss of public trust: priceless.
Cost for a Citizen per year: $780.
Cost Per St. Petersburg city worker per year $33 (taxpayer expense).
Cost to Taxpayer for “Free”, unlimited City-worker bus rides: $90,000. 
Loss of public trust: priceless.

Mayor Kriseman today announced the Taxpayers of St. Petersburg will be paying for unlimited bus rides for the employees of the City. The Mayor will spend $90,000 from taxpayers to extend this new benefit to the city’s approximately 2,700 employees.  City employees merely show their City ID card and can get on and off the bus. This action is part of an action by PSTA to pad it shrinking bus rider numbers as it continues to push for passage of the Greenlight Pinellas 14% Sales tax rate
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