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August 22, 2014

Ore.'s Lane Transit named Outstanding System by APTA

The agency is joined by Tri Delta Transit of Antioch, Calif. (fewer than 4 million customer boardings category), and Utah Transit Authority (more than 20 million annual customer boardings) as this year’s winners.


August 5, 2014

APTA recognizes 7 organizations for sustainability efforts

Depending on the level of achievement, organizations were presented Gold, Silver and Bronze level certifications by APTA Chair Peter Varga at the APTA Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop, which is being held at the Omni Parker House Hotel in Boston.


May 5, 2014

Lane Transit District employs innovation to bolster accessibility

Eugene, Ore.-based agency believes all customers have the right to travel throughout the community on public transit, which is a major reason it began retrofitting buses with lifts in the early 1980s.


June 3, 2013

Lane Transit raising U. of Oregon student fees

The students’ bus privilege is paid for through student fees that they pay along with their tuition to the university.


January 29, 2013

Ore. plans bus rapid transit expansion

The extension will connect West Eugene residents to downtown, and include two pedestrian bridges, new sidewalks and an additional bike lane.


December 17, 2012

Surveillance article raises community concerns

An LTD spokesperson said the agency’s buses have been equipped with audio monitoring devices for about a decade and has had video cameras on buses even longer.


November 3, 2011

Greater Bridgeport Transit names new CEO

Douglas Holcomb, who has served as planning and service development officer for the past 11 years, succeeds Ron Kilcoyne, who left GBT this past July to become GM at Lane Transit District in Eugene, Ore.


November 29, 2010

U. of Oregon seeking ways to fund public transit

Students make new proposal following Athletics and Contracts Finance Committee proposed taking Lane Transit District bus service off of its budget.


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