September 30, 2013
Sioux Area Metro is struggling to accommodate growing demand for its paratransit system. City officials are proposing cutting the number of rides given each day from 650 to 550. After 550 rides are booked, those outside the core service area would have to schedule their rides for another day.
August 12, 2013
Move could save Sioux Falls half a million dollars. Although only about 10% of Sioux Area Metro riders use the paratransit service, it accounts for 45% of the entire transit budget to operate.
April 29, 2013
Sioux Area Metro's advisory board recommended limiting the service’s coverage area during peak travel times, as well as not accepting any new subscribers to the service if they live outside of three-quarters of a mile from a fixed route.
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