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Support for Trinity Metro's FY 21 Budget Request

5 Aug 2020 7:15 AM | Rachel Albright (Administrator)

Edit: August 5th, 2020

We sent in a final draft of the letter on August 4th in support of Trinity Metro's budget request. However, if you missed the deadline, you can still add your name and logo and we will plan on sending out an addendum!

There will also be opportunities for us to speak at public budget hearings. more on this soon!

See the Final Letter (as of August 4th) here-

Letter in Support of Trinity Metro Budget Request for FY21 08-04-2020.pdf



Dear friends,

Please join us in endorsing the following letter to Mayor Betsy Price, City Manager David Cooke, and Fort Worth City Council. Our city leaders need to know there is diverse and broad-based support for transit funding in Fort Worth. Now more than ever, we need to be focusing on how we get our citizens back to work and help support those who have been adversely impacted by the economic downturn as a result of COVID-19. Trinity Metro will be going before the City Council on behalf of all transit riders in Tarrant County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, to make a prudent and responsible budget request for FY2021, which will have lasting impacts on our system.

We ask you to please consider adding your organization's name among other key community leaders, business organizations, non-profits, and civic groups to communicate the need to provide and grow reliable, accessible, and robust transit opportunities to the entire North Central Texas region.

If the last few months have taught us anything, it's that transit is an essential service. Transit gets our essential employees to work; transit creates equity for all; and transit creates otherwise unfulfilled opportunities for education, access to good-paying jobs, and to experience all the assets of our wonderful community.

If you will provide us your organization's name, logo, and contact info, and we will gladly add you to this important letter which will demonstrate your support for viable and dependable transit in Fort Worth.

Please add your name to the list by clicking here.

To learn more about the budget request, go to https://bit.ly/2X0OCZa
To view the letter, go to https://bit.ly/3fRsqYF


Want to write your own letter of support?

You can find City Council Contact Info here - https://bit.ly/3iGj2co

If you need help drafting a letter you can go here to get started - https://bit.ly/38ySrsU

Look up your council district here - oneaddress.fortworthtexas.gov


CONTACT US

(682) 231-2036

PO Box 470474
Fort Worth, TX 76147

rachel@TarrantTransitAlliance.org

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