Kevin Strickland

Free bus fares for everyone because… fairness

Secretary of Transport Sharon Valentine by James A. Bacon Once upon a time, Virginia built roads and bridges on the picturesque old principle of “pay as you go”, which means the state didn’t spend money it didn’t. . This idea went hand in hand with another bizarre concept that the …

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Huntsville Transit Manager Retires After 40 Years

After 40 years of work, Huntsville Parking and Transit Manager Tommy Brown is retiring. It was 1980 when Brown was hired to work in the city. At the time, Rocket City’s public transportation did not exist. “Transportation was a bit of a misnomer because we actually didn’t have any public …

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