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Page 2-Friday, October 13, 1978-The Michigan Daily
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Dial-A
By JEFFREY WOLFF
The Ann Arbor Transportation
Authority (AATA) has begun to move
towards a reduction of door-to-door
Dial-A-Ride service.
At its Wednesday night meeting the
board set in motion a process to amend
sections of a comprehensive plan
drawn up in 1975 by the Ann Arbor-
Ypsilanti Urban Area Transportation
Committee (UATS plan), which called
for expanded Dial-A-Ride service in the
future.
BOARD MEMBER Joel Samoff
exemplifies a new viewpoint in his ad-
vocacy of "a redefinition of Dial-A-Ride
along the lines of limitations on who
rides it and during what hours,

-Ride li
although not a withdrawal of the ser-
vice." One proposal has been to limit
daytime service to the elderly and han-
dicapped.
Tom Hackley, the AATA planning
coordinator, explained that a reduction
in Dial-A-Ride service could be
achieved by introducing fixed main line
buses, instead of additional vans, into
areas which demonstrate a growing
demand for AATA transportation ser-
vice.
The 1975 UATS plan, which was to
have run through 1990, called for a
strong reliance on Dial-A-Ride and a
gradual expansion of the service
throughout the region. The board's shift
in attitude away from expansion was
accelerated by Republican Mayor
Louis Belcher's recent appointment of
three new members opposed to depen-

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lits proposed
few years "there have emerged ne
dence on Dial-A-Ride. regulations and areas of public con
THIS GROWING disillusionment was cern." As examples he cited concern
dramatized by the forced resignation with pollution and federal agencies
last month of the service's architect in emphasis on developing existing trap
the Ann Arbor area, AATA director sportation services, as opposed to
Karl Guenther. ' automatic construction of new
UATS committee member Bob facilities.
Polens described three shortcomings of Polens also stressed the importance
the "1990 plan" which have created a of -public participation in the planning
need for amendments, process. "We can't impose our value
The study's population estimates for systems, as planners, on the public," he
1990, said Polens, were compiled during said.
a period of dramatic growth in the area, Another speaker, Gary Krause
are greatly overstated, and "won't director of marketing and research for
even be attained by the year 2000." He the Southeast Michigan Transportation
added that there also must be a greater Authority (SEMTA), emphasized the
emphasis on "cost effectiveness," since opportunity this process offers to "loo
the past estimates of available funding at assumptions of what the communit
are probably going to be reduced. wants, can afford, and is willing t
FINALLY, POLENS said, in the last trade off."

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those tired of th4
By JERRY LEIINMAN
Tired of the single's oickup scene? An Ann Arbor adult
discussion group offers the chance to meet new people in a
personal and relaxed atmosphere.
The organization, named Expressions, meets biweekly in a
small group of 10 to 12 people to discuss such topics of mutual
interest involving relationships, personal growth and
common life experiences.
PARTICIPANTS CHOOSE to discuss one of two topics
each meeting with the guidance of trained facilitators.
Topics range from "Breaking the Ice", to "After Having
Been Lovers Is It Possible To Be Friends?" and "Anger -
What Do I Do With It?"
Expressions tries to help people develop their dormant
qualities, to become aware, and to express their feelings and
their views openly, honestly, and comfortably, according to
chairperson Steve Cohen.
Cohen stresses that Expressions is not a therapy or an encounter
group. The groups don't attempt to direct people but to help them
The groups don't attempt to direct people but to help them

pick-up scene
develop inner strengths and outer appeal in dealing with
others, says Cohen.
"Expressions provides people with the opportunity to
share their understandings and concerns, as well as learn
from others that they are not alone in their thoughts, ideas
and viewpoints," says Cohen.
The group can also provide a way to meet new people.
AN INDEPENDENT, non-profit, volunterr organization,
Expressions has grown rapidly since its inception last
January. The organization averages about 60 people per
session. The group is composed of single and married adults.
Most participants are not members of the University
community, but the group welcomes people from campus to
join.
Expressions meets the fist and third Friday, of each month
at 8:30 p.m. in the Unitarian Church, 1917 Washtenaw. The
$2.50 admission fee covers rental fees for the church and
refreshments for the social hour which follows the discussion
groups. Newcomers can either call Cohen at 434-0663 or
simply show up for a meeting.

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SOUTHFIELD (UPI) - House
Speaker Bobby Crim, in an interview on
WXYZ-TV, said William Fitzgerald, the
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Friday, October 13, 1978
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Democrats' candidate for governor,
"went a bit too far" in his PBB com-
mercials.
Crim, a Davison Democrat, ap-
plauded Fitzgerald's decision to take
the ads off the air and called the move
"very magnanimous."
"I THINK THAT'S very human and it
shows me a human side I like to see in
someone in power," Crim said.
Crim said he is unable to gauge what
impact the flap over Fitzgerald's com-
mercials will have on his bid to unsea
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