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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. A new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall and Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/transportation/augusta-public-transit
After leaving Augusta's Cherry Tree Crossing, life becomes more difficult for former residents

...Betty Crawford, who also lived in Cherry Tree, signed a petition Wednesday circulated by Scott in an effort to get bus service to their new neighborhood."We can't walk that far (to the grocery store). Especially, how are you going to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-15/after-leaving-augustas-cherr
Fort Gordon bus route begins service

...electronic monitoring system will count riders and revenue, and paper surveys will be used to collect feedback, she said.Bus service to Fort Gordon has been discussed for years, with the latest initiative becoming reality after collaboration between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-03/fort-gordon-bus-route-begins
Compliments lagging for Augusta bus drivers, deliverymen

...Richmond County school bus drivers lead the way.Since August 2013, the month McDonald Transit took over the city's bus service, riders have reported 101 "valid" complaints to Augusta's 311 hotline.Mark Dorner, APT general manager, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-25/compliments-lagging-augusta-b
Bus service to Fort Gordon will be tested in pilot program

...visitor's pass if they have a driver's license, Mathews said.Interim city Administrator Ta me ka Allen said funding the bus service beyond the pilot program will likely come from the general fund, if the Au gusta Commission votes to continue it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-10/bus-service-fort-gordon-will
Animal solution simple

...responsibility for the operation of the various departments, there would be no problem with animal control, municipal bus service, garbage collection or myriad other things that are outsourced ? and it would be a lot cheaper, I might add.If they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-20/animal-solution-simple
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