Ralph Castelli, Jr., has been Mayor of the City of Pleasant Ridge since 1993. Prior to his mayoral term, he served on the City Commission and the Planning Commission. He is also an attorney.

By Ralph A. Castelli Jr.

The Changing Face of the Delivery of City Services

Public Works and Private Workers

Privatization takes off in a special transportation issue, including feature articles on privatizing the nation's airports and air traffic control system, privatization and Detroit's port authority, and private driver's education. Other features discuss competitively contracted transit services, ending Amtrak subsidies, and the new book Curb Rights. 20 pages. … more