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Rhody Express pilot program ready to roll

Posted: Friday, Oct 18th, 2013

The Rhody Express and the Lane County Transit District arrived on the same track Wednesday afternoon and are ready to kick off a pilot program that only slightly changes current routes and leaves no riders out of the picture.

Representatives from LTD, including Susan Hekimoglu, proffered ideas for shaving off time from current Rhody Express routes to allow a new stop at Three Rivers Casino and Hotel that could add another seven minutes to the route. But none of the cuts flew with the city, which stood by the concept of increasing the Rhody Express route to 70 minutes to include the new stop but not cut into current stops, even though ridership seems low in some areas.

For the complete article see the 10-19-2013 issue.

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