We may have found a spokesman for a Spokane Transit Authority ad campaign.
Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander has been flying to Spokane every couple weeks in the last few months to serve as one of the Spokane's five Use of Force commissioners.
After he disembarks from his plane at Spokane International Airport, he takes a Spokane Transit Authority bus downtown.
"I really enjoy that bus ride," Alexander said. "It's really a handy way to get in from the Airport."
(This praise for the bus was unsolicited when I asked him a few questions after Thursday's Use of Force Commission meeting.)
Alexander is reimbursed for his plane trip and often a meal when he's in Spokane. He usually flies in the morning and flies out after the meeting
He does not bother getting reimbursed for the $1.50 bus ride.