We are thankful when WeCAB is in the news. You can read about why WeCAB was established from the Star Tribune interview below with one of our founders, Mike Skinner. The article is from June 18, 2013.
When Metro Transit officials cut back public bus service to the west metro community of Mound in 2010, it didn’t sit well with Mike Skinner.
Skinner, who is legally blind, uses public transportation extensively and felt that others would also be inconvenienced — or worse — by the elimination of weekend bus service and the reduction in downtown runs during the week.
“We’re pretty much stranded out here on the weekends,” Skinner said.
That’s not the only problem, he said. It can take up to two hours using transfers to take public transportation from Mound to the nearest hospital in Waconia, only 12 miles away.
Read the full Star Tribune article.