First Aired July 15, 2023
After the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners removed creation of a county transit authority from its agenda in spring 2023 citing a lack of support from municipalities, the Battle Creek City Commission is trying to get the county to take it up again.
As we hear from Battle Creek Mayor Mark Behnke, he hopes a recent unanimous show of support for a county transit authority will push the question forward at the county level.
City of Battle Creek Transit Department website
City of Battle Creek Commission website
Community Matters: What a county transit authority would look like
Community Matters: Possible county transit authority stalls
ABOUT COMMUNITY MATTERS
Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.