Despite few riders, Fla. transit keeping express bus

Posted on March 6, 2012

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Palm Tran plans to keep an express bus service that is drawing few passengers and has cost the transit system the majority of a $3 million state grant, Sun Sentinel reported.

The express service has been in operation for about two years, but the 40-passenger hybrid buses — with Wi-Fi and cushy seats — only average about eight passengers per trip. Still, even with the low ridership, Palm Tran plans to drop some routes and expand others. For the full story, click here.

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