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Indiana’s Ball State U. coach ridership up, subsidies down

Posted on October 31, 2011

MUNCIE, Ind. — Miller Trailways, which serves Ball State University, told the starpress.com that its daily intercity bus ridership is increasing statewide, and as a result, its federal subsidy is decreasing. The service has been popular with college students with limited funds and no cars living far from home.

In 2011, Miller's subsidy dropped to $1.6 million, and next year it is requesting only $1.2 million. Since January of 2010, Miller has expanded from one daily round trip from Muncie to Indianapolis to two daily round trips. For the full story, click here.

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