Public transit

Updated Milwaukee Mask Rules for Places of Worship

With the new direction from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask in most settings, municipalities, schools and companies are changing their face coverage requirements. But what about places of worship, closed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Possible summer launch for Statesboro city buses

What price? As city officials heard during the initial feasibility study, passenger fares typically only cover a portion of the costs of operating an urban bus system. The grant program only requires that rates cover at least 10%, according to Statesboro’s implementation plan. The proposed base fare is $ 1 …

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Buttigieg touts Atlanta infrastructure plan | Ga Fl News

ATLANTA – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg visited Atlanta on a trip on Friday to tout President Joe Biden’s substantial plan to revitalize the country’s infrastructure. The U.S. Jobs Plan would allocate funds to projects ranging from repairing old roads and bridges and upgrading transit stations to investing …

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Benton County Transit gets new name, phone and website

The Benton County Transit Program has launched its new brand. Formally known as the Special / Rural Transit Program, and often referred to as the county contractor, Dial-a-Bus, the name change brings a new name: Benton Area Transit (affectionately known as BAT), logo and color scheme. In the coming weeks, …

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Students should be allowed to buy cars with financial aid

As lawmakers focus attention on infrastructure, much of the conversation centers on reducing dependence on cars. But what about people with no choice? Today 99% of community college students go to campus – and a significant number of community colleges are not accessible by public transport. The Biden administration calls …

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La Crosse region stakeholders continue their conversation on regional EMS, fires and transit | Government and Politics

Stakeholders in the La Crosse region are continuing the conversation about regionalizing certain services such as EMS, fire, and transit as different municipalities reassess the effectiveness of doing it themselves. Members of the La Crosse area planning committee, which is a group of officials from various municipalities in the county, …

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