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PSTA’s longest serving bus driver steps down after 40 years of service

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The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authorities longest serving bus driver is retiring. Dave Beck has been driving PSTA customers around in buses since 1975. Back then there was no power steering or air conditioning on buses. The hourly wage for then St. Petersburg Municipal Transit System was just more than $2 and rides cost just about ten cents. No one has ever served the transit agency as a bus operator for that long. “It’s been a long journey,” Beck said according…

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