Editorial: Time to pursue or sink ferry to MacDill

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A proposal to use local money to ferry workers to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa always has been a questionable idea.

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A proposal to use local money to ferry workers to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa always has been a questionable idea. The loss of nearly $5 million in federal money toward the project makes it all the more suspect. It’s time the ferry supporters offer a plan that makes sense or abandon ship. They also need to justify spending tens of millions of public dollars on a ferry that may or may not be of much use to the general public.
Leaders at Hillsborough Area Regional Transit acknowledged this week that delays with the ferry project resulted in the loss of a $4.7 million federal grant. That money was secured in 2014 with the help of U.S. Rep

  • Date: 2018-08-07T14:01:00Z-04
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