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Private co. to provide transportation for BYU-Idaho students

Posted on December 7, 2015

Photo: Kaitlyn Pieper/BYU
Photo: Kaitlyn Pieper/BYU

REXBURG, Idaho — Brigham Young University-Idaho students may soon have access to a bus system thanks to the Rexburg Connect, a recently started private public transportation service, reported the Standard Journal.

Sam Vargas, owner of Rexburg Connect, told the Standard Journal that the company is planning to start providing transportation services to students at the beginning of the new year.

Two main routes will cover travel to the university and grocery/entertainment options. Vargas says deals have been struck with local businesses that will allow students using Rexburg Connect to get a discount, according to the report.

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