The wheels on the bus: TARC’s board of directors approved fewer service cuts than expected, but warned that eliminating other bus routes slated for cuts could be unavoidable. The Transit Authority of River City faces a $2 million budgetary shortfall. After listening to the concerns of riders, TARC officials say they still haven’t found a financial solution. The busing agency had proposed the elimination of 10 routes and curtailing 22 others in an effort to fill that financial hole for the current fiscal year.
GE-whiz: In the good news section, General Electric says it will build a new line of energy-efficient washers and dryers at Appliance Park — delivering about 430 new jobs to Louisville.
Morning Tyler: Democratic mayoral candidate Tyler Allen may never lead the primary pack in fundraisng, but he has some ingenuity in reaching constituents. The co-founder of 8664 went to Ustream for his blogger breakfast and took questions. For those who don’t know, Ustream is website that allows live broadcasting of events online. If you miss Allen’s broadcast, they’ll be archived online.
Obama, on hold: Who’s the boss, the president or the bankers?
Houston, we have history: Here’s a 2-minute bio of Houston city controller Annise Parker, the first openly gay mayor of a major U.S. city.