Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly looks at privatizing Van Tran

Source: Matt Buxton, newsminer.com, October 18, 2011

The Fairbanks borough’s increasingly pricey door-to-door van system for disabled and elderly riders could get a close financial evaluation at Thursday’s assembly meeting…. The assembly will consider an ordinance that would fund a study of the benefits and risks of privatizing its Van Tran paratransit service, which costs the borough almost twice as much per ride than similar services in Alaska.

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