November 29, 2012
CountyLink, Peoria County’s popular rural transit system, will need to make several service reductions, including cutting four of its six full-time routes. Even with the cuts, the system is expected to run out of money in June.
September 4, 2012
On-demand system in Peoria County that has seen ridership grow over the last 15 months expects to be in the red by March or April 2013. MV Transportation, which operates the service, may renegotiate its contract.
May 25, 2012
Reconnecting America and the Community Transportation Association of America’s "Putting Transit to Work in Main Street America," found that smaller communities are making a wide variety of transit investments, and these investments have had a positive impact on both the economy and the quality of life of residents.
April 16, 2012
Roaring Fork Transportation Authority will operate the service, called VelociRFTA, which will connect workers who live in Roaring Fork Valley to local area resorts where the jobs are, about 40 miles away. The new service includes construction of nine bus stations and five park-and-ride facilities.
October 7, 2009
Bus Safety and Security Website will give users quick and easy access to a comprehensive resource library that houses more than 1,000 downloadable technical assistance documents, and a community forum to support peer-to-peer information sharing.
September 10, 2009
The $20 million in funding will enable small cities and rural counties to purchase 149 buses, upgrade maintenance facilities, build bus shelters and install signage.
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