Topic : Athens Transit

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Athens Transit's director wins Ga. 'Outstanding Manager of the Year' award

Management & Operations| December 22, 2016

Butch McDuffie has worked with local elected officials and state legislators to improve awareness of public transportation opportunities, develop legislation, and identify alternative funding sources for all public transit systems across Georgia.

Ga.'s Athens Transit named top 'Urban Community' system

Management & Operations| June 6, 2016

Highlights that factored into their selection include, a bus-riding education program as a sentenching tool for people who lose their license/driving priveleges; and allowing route/schedule info to be part of Google Transit.

Bus| September 4, 2014

Private shuttles taking bite out of Georgia agency's ridership

In total, 13 apartment complexes are running shuttle services to the University of Georgia, some at double the frequency that Athens Transit offers. The influx of shuttles is a result of increased competition with apartment complexes located closer to the university.
Bus| April 26, 2010

U. of Georgia to cut bus subsidies

A result of the state legislature cutting funds for higher education, UGA to pay Athens-Clarke County $1.20 per trip beginning July 1 instead of $1.35.
University| March 29, 2010

Activist calls transit too reliant on U. of Ga. students

An activist says Athens Transit has relied too heavily on University of Georgia students and employees whose fares are subsidized.

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