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  1. Mike Rains

    My sentiments exactly! Asheville’s social justice/racial equity/sustainability/climate change plan is so “gubered up” with political correctness; nothing will get done.
    Fact: City repair trucks (e.g., Street, Water Department) park and idle (sometimes for hours) during repairs. In some instances windows are up….you know what that means. A simple, well thought out “idling plan” could save tens of thousands of gallons of diesel fuel per year and prolong the life of the truck engine to boot! And that’s the tip of the iceberg.
    How about incentives to get out-of-town municipal workers to carpool in (most live outside the city)?
    How about setting a mandate to shutdown all computers/electronics each night and turn off the lights?
    Use smaller buses; ones like Mountain Mobility uses. Asheville’s buses largely run almost empty on most routes.
    I could go on and on.

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