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Rural transit getting a closer look

Often when we report on public transit systems across the U.S., they are in urban or suburban areas. Rural transit operations are dealing with many of the same issues as urban ones, but aren’t able to offer as many options, as we report in our upcoming June issue. Additionally, they also have significant paratransit duties, which we also plan to look into in future stories.

An appeal to paratransit operators

With demand continuing to grow, funding scarce and transit tough to find in the suburbs, where many soon-to-be-seniors live, your input in our annual survey is more important than ever.

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