People speak out against Jefferson City transit cuts

In this March 2012 file photo, a Jefftran bus runs its route in Jefferson City.

In this March 2012 file photo, a Jefftran bus runs its route in Jefferson City. Photo by Julie Smith.

More than 90 people filled the City Council chambers Thursday to show their opposition to proposed transit cuts.

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About 27 people spoke against the potential cuts to the city’s transit system that are included in the mayor’s proposed budget.

“It’s going to hurt a lot of us,” said Herbert Reed. “There’s a lot of us (who) depend on these buses ... What are we going to do?”

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