June 15, 2011

Fla. transit may cut half of its bus stops

LAKELAND, Fla. — During a major route change, the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District may close up to 500 of its 1,000 Citrus Connection bus stops, because many of the locations are unnecessarily close together, and it is too costly to make the stops compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the interim director of the Citrus Connection told TheLedger.com.

Cuts to bus runs mean waits on certain routes will increase from 30 minutes to an hour. For the full story, click here.

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