Modesto Bus Bench compromise chooses people over money

Nov 18, 2019 | Cities And Towns, Recycle Media, Signs and Advertising

Modesto leaders have dodged a public relations bullet, thanks to a large out-of state company’s willingness to play ball.
Instead of muscling United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County out if its long-term bus bench contract with the City, Florida-based Creative Outdoor Advertising will partner with UCP and share proceeds.
A few months ago, Modesto City Council members found themsleves in a precarious position: they could get a lot more money by handing the maintenance and advertising contract to COA, but it would mean cutting off the local non-profit and its disabled workers depending on the contract for personal income, work experience and self-esteem”