ATHENS, Ga. — According to OnlineAthens, campus officials said that the University of Georgia will cut subsidies for students and employees to ride Athens Transit, costing the bus system $150,000 next year. For the full story, click here.
The $84 million, 150,000-square-foot facility is situated on a new 11-acre site, and replaces Worcester Regional Transit Authority’s 1920s-era converted trolley bar.
Valued at nearly $153 million, it includes orders for 98 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid buses and 69 (138 EU) 60-foot diesel-electric hybrid buses.
The 11.1 mile Blue Line on the Southeast Corridor features direct, high-frequency service; seven branded stations; transit signal priority at 18 intersections; and off-board fare collection.
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The Staten Island resident took the bus on a nearly four-mile joyride, before abandoning it on a corner. It was unclear if he picked up or dropped off any passengers during his route.
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