Jeffco leaders discuss transportation solutions

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Jefferson County leaders and officials came together on Monday to look for solutions for mass transit.

The transportation summit was organized by Jefferson County Commissioner Sandra Little Brown.

Hoover Mayor Tony Petelos says his city would be willing to pay more if there was a quality bus system. In 2009, the Hoover City Council voted to end MAX bus services in the city after they felt the price had become too high.

A transportation official from Los Angeles, Dwight Brasher, spoke at the summit. Brasher told the group that economic development is the key to a good mass transit system.

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