It's far easier to simply pass the cost onto the people who don't even ride the bus.
For such a supposedly conservative county, we have no shortage of wealth redistribution fanatics (such as CFPUA and WAVE) who think it's their calling to play Robin Hood.
If you want to pay for buses to the beach, let your riders take the existing buses to your new central palace, then put them on a bus to the beach and charge them three dollars each way. Stop robbing the productive and successful people to shield others from the reality of their life choices.
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