Shelby County does not need a transit fee

By , Guest Columnist Updated: October 30, 2019 4:05 AM CT | Published: October 30, 2019 4:05 AM CT
Mick Wright
Guest Columnist

Mick Wright

Shelby County Commissioner Mick Wright represents District 3, which covers areas of Bartlett, Lakeland and Raleigh.

Implicit in Mayor Lee Harris' $145 transit fee proposal is the notion that the county’s revenue is fully optimized, and that additional collections would be best directed toward bus subsidies, ahead of all other investments. I don’t agree with either of these assumptions.

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