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Perrysburg Committee: Transit Funding to End

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Pinky Edens, of Perrysburg Township, center, listens as committee members tell local residents no public transit will be avail be until at least May in the city of Perrysburg.

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Rosa Linda Brown, of Perrysburg, center, wiped a tear from her eye after being told there was nothing the city could do to help her find transportation during the Perrysburg City Council's Health, Sanitation, and Public Utilities Committee regular meeting at the city's municipal building.

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Kenneth Alexander, of Perrysburg, center right, asks committee members about possible TARTA funding.

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Mark Hummer, of Perrysburg, addresses city council and committee members.

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Gil Lutz, of Perrysburg, center, address council and committee members. "This is absolutely awful that we, in the era, could turn our back on the community," Lutz said.

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Rosa Linda Brown, of Perrysburg, center, addresses committee members regarding her inability to get either herself or her family from place to place. "How am I going to meet my basic needs?" Brown asked.

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Chairman J. Todd Grayson, center, talks with other remembers of the Perrysburg City Council's Health, Sanitation, and Public Utilities Committee meeting.

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Gregory Symington, of Perrysburg, voices his concerns at the lack of public transportation.

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Gil Lutz, right, arrives with his dog, Satchel in a Perrysburg Transit van. "Tonight, at eight o'clock," Lutz said, I will have the least amount of independence I've had in my entire life."

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