Exec. Bellone: Suffolk buses could be privatized

WOODBURY - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone hinted recently that the county's bus service could be privatized. Bellone says lawmakers are looking at several options to reduce taxpayers' costs of running Suffolk County Transit. According to Newsday, alternate options include re-negotiating contracts with the bus vendor or restructuring bus routes. Nassau County's bus system went private this past January. Commuters sound off on proposed Suffolk bus fare hikes

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