Monday, March 30, 2009

Should Ann Arbor buy a bus or 6.67 parking spaces?

After discussing billions of federal dollars for rescue and recovery, $55 million sounds like small change. To put it in perspective, though, let’s do a little simple math.

    • With 670 spaces, the bill for the structure comes to $82,089.55 for each parking space
    • One AATA hybrid bus costs $546,000
    • One new bus could be purchased for the price of 6.67 parking spaces
Larry Krieg .... read more about Washtenaw, Michigan Transportation