Community protests Md. paratransit cuts, fare hikes

Posted on June 11, 2012

FREDERICK, Md. — More than a dozen residents asked the Board of County Commissioners to reject proposed service cuts and fare increases to the TransIT bus system, which would hurt disabled and elderly residents, reported.  

Residents were primarily opposed to the proposed fare increases for TransIT-plus, a service for elderly and disabled residents. One-way cash fare for medical trips would go from $1.50 to $2.50. For the full story, click here.

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