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Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...to work, school and shop for essentials. Previously managed by the city, efforts to contract out management of the bus service to a private company have met with mixed results. The Augusta Commission on Tuesday heard a three-phase approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/augusta-public-transit
New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...such as the hub system Richmond County was considering, partnerships with public bus companies and grants to fund bus services. He said some districts house alternative programs in separate wings within the traditional zone schools or at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-11/new-alternative-school-pr
City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...millions every year.Or, "Wouldn't it be cheaper to buy everybody who uses the transit system a car than to run the bus service?" The buses don't go into south Augusta anyway. Go all the way or don't go.Or, "Why do we let industry skate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-02/augusta-commiss
Candidates not always clear as voting day draws near

...he's not black enough. Well, they can always vote for Charles Cummings who sounds like a broken record about the bus service.He says an improved transit system could generate $3 million a month and that the city is dysfunctional because it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-04-26/candidates-not-
City Ink: Mayoral candidates missed the bus on financial talks at forum

...than 5 percent of the population. THE WHEELS ON THE BUS GO 'ROUND AND 'ROUND: The candidates favor expanding the bus service, but none more so than Charles Cummings, who thinks he's found that pot of gold I mentioned in last week's column...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-29/city-ink-mayora
Overhaul of planning and development sought for Augusta-Richmond

...Horace Lee Jamison and Pamela Williams about being wrongfully terminated by McDonald Transit, which operates the city bus service? A status update on bids received for management of Augusta Municipal Golf Course? An update on the 2.4 percent budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-25/overhaul-planning-and-de
Rants & Raves

...protect children from neglect and endangerment. I AM HIGHLY upset at Augusta Public Transit. They are trying to get bus service to Fort Gordon, but the city buses are terrible. We have the worse bus system. Consider the residents of Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-18/rants-raves
Cab company could stymie Fort Gordon bus plan

...can stop the city from expanding bus service to the Army post, an official said...Co. regarding the proposal for bus service on Fort Gordon," Mathews said...any decisions reached regarding bus service on the installation will comply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-25/cab-company-could-stymie-fort
Look in the mirror

...for their work performance, the commission can't seem to make a coherent decision on the city golf course or the bus service, to name two prickly issues.But others need to look in the mirror too. Weren't these 10 folks elected at some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-09-13/look-mirror
NFL, transit agency review Super Bowl rail logjam

...three in New Jersey ? for $51 roundtrip. A roundtrip train ticket cost about $10. Final ridership totals for the bus service weren't available Monday."What happened is, perhaps fewer people took the bus than was anticipated, and more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-02-03/nfl-transit-agency-review-sup