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Agency debuts new 'flex' service

Posted on September 21, 2010

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. — Votran, Volusia County's public transit system, is rolling out a new "flex" service, which will allow riders to call to arrange curb-to-curb rides much like a paratransit service, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports. Votran was looking at eliminating the city's three primary bus routes last June in an effort to cut more than $1.2 million from it's budget. However, after protests from the city council, the agency decided to compromise with the flex service, which will be a more efficient use of resources, officials say.

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