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New S.C. shuttle to serve college students

Posted on April 20, 2015

Courtesy Hub City Hopper
Courtesy Hub City Hopper

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A new transportation service, Hub City Hopper, based in downtown Spartanburg will serve students living on campus or residents near University of South Carolina Upstate, Converse College or Wofford College, the Spartanburg-Herald Journal reported.

Users will be charged a flat rate of $5 per ride, which runs from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., with plans to add monthly passes in the future.

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To use the service, customers visit the service's website, www.hubcityhopper.com, and fill out a ride request form. Users can track the shuttle's whereabouts via the Glympse locator app, according to the report.

The service is meant to promote group travel to downtown Spartanburg, says Hub City Hopper CEO and driver Marty Werner.

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