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Businesses oppose Southern Calif. BRT plan

Posted on February 11, 2011

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Some business owners have voiced concerns about part of the 16-mile sbX bus line connecting the Cal State San Bernardino and Loma Linda University areas, saying that the buses and U-turns will clog traffic, and bus riders are generally not looking to spend a lot of money and time at eateries and other businesses, Redlands Daily Facts reports.

Supporters of the $192-million project, which has been financed through a combination of federal, state and local money, say it will add customers to local businesses and attract new restaurants and shops to the area. For the full story, click here.

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