City launches probe into ART project!
This just in! Mayor Keller's administration announces it has launched a formal investigation into the botched $135 million Albuquerque Rapid Transit project.
Here's the city's news release:
City of Albuquerque Confirms Investigation into A.R.T.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Today, the City of Albuquerque confirmed that it has an ongoing investigation into Albuquerque Rapid Transit (A.R.T.). The investigation is looking at the process for planning the A.R.T. system, including funding and procurement related to construction and buses. The investigation is being conducted by the City of Albuquerque’s independent Inspector General. The investigation will be made public when it is complete.
“As former state auditor, I appreciate the value and importance of the Inspector General’s independent investigation and we look forward to getting to the bottom of this,” stated Mayor Tim Keller.