Concerns that the city was planning to cut public bus routes were alleviated at this week’s city council meeting, held Sept. 16 at the Florence Events Center.
Last summer the Florence Transit Advisory Committee and Lane Transit District were discussing possible changes to the current routes of the local Rhody Express. LTD recommended eliminating services at Greentrees, a residential community for residents ages 55 and older, and the Senior Center. Most people would think such stops would be primary on a bus route, but numbers showed that neither stop is used very often or by very many.For the complete article see the 09-21-2013 issue.
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