Columbia's bus system could soon be gone

Image by Flickr user dave_7Image by 20081118-bus.jpg The future of Columbia's buses? “When the Richland County money is gone and the SCANA money is exhausted, 51 percent of our funding will be gone,” said Mitzi Javers, executive director for the CMRTA.

It's hard to imagine that in time of greater demand for public transportation (and more folks losing jobs) that one of South Carolina's largest metro areas could let the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority disappear. Still, wouldn't surprise me if a leg or two is loped off in budget cuts.

Go read all about it at The State.

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