“I believe this is an equity issue. I met with ACT this week and they told me that [school transportation] has been a problem not just for one year, not just for two years, but going back twenty, thirty, forty years.”
– Councilman Nathan Volke, R-District 3
ACT won a $745,100 restoration to the school transportation budget to fund seven jobs that will address systemic racial inequities, including overcrowding and gross inefficiencies. We brokered a truly bipartisan agreement, splitting the county council among both Democrat and Republican lines while lifting up generations of stories addressing the failings of school transit.
The Capital-Gazette filed an initial article on this action HERE
You can read our co-chair’s Op-Ed in the Capital-Gazette HERE