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Sioux Falls para-transit system strained

April 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The para-transit system in Sioux Falls is considering limiting ridership because the service lacks money to accommodate additional people.
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Officials consider raising bus fare in Sioux Falls

December 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Bus fare might be going up in South Dakota’s largest city, for the first time in nearly two decades. Continue Reading

Transportation chief coming to Pierre Wednesday for ceremony

October 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Sen. Tim Johnson will be in Pierre Wednesday for the grand opening of the newly expanded River Cities Public Transit facility. Continue Reading

$112 million suburban Twin C/ities busway built, but no money for buses

September 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Metropolitan Council recently told Dakota County that funding to operate the buses was a casualty of the state budget deal. With construction well underway and new transit stations already dotting the corridor, officials are now scrambling to find a source of about $1 million annually to operate the transit line, hailed as a cheaper alternative to light rail. Continue Reading

Public Transit plans ways to grow with Dickinson

August 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

As Dickinson grows and gets busier so does Public Transit.
This new growth is leading the business to work toward becoming more efficient, save and earn more money by maximizing rides each day, working on scheduling, thinking of things to do during down time and possibly creating bar, medical and shopping runs.
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GF and EGF officials taking input on public transit needs

June 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Many say longer hours for bus service neededAbout 25 citizens voiced concerns about city bus service and other public transit issues Wednesday evening in City Hall at the first of 10 meetings this year seeking input on redesigning public transit in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Continue Reading

AREA NEWS: MPO plans public open house…Shriners Hospitals to hold orthopedic clinic…TRF farmers market opens June 25

June 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grand Forks and East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold its first public open house meetings to allow the public a chance to provide input on the transit system. Continue Reading

Johnson to spotlight SD transit need in hearing today

May 19, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson, D-S.D., will hold a hearing on public transit today that will emphasize the importance of transit for the economy of South Dakota, especially at a time of high gas prices. Continue Reading

St. Paul, Duluth, Minneapolis see politics in GOP’s proposed budget cuts to local aid, education, transit

April 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Democratic mayors of Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth accuse the new Republican majorities in the Minnesota Legislature of targeting their cities for financial attacks. Continue Reading

Public Transit to build $1.1 million facility

December 3, 2010 in The Dickinson Press

A second round of bids for the new Public Transit storage facility will be discussed Monday at the City Commission meeting in Dickinson at City Hall. Continue Reading