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Officials trying to maintain services

...funding to the county. Among the groups affected is the Lower Savannah Council of Governments, which oversees the Best Friends Express transit program in Aiken County and several other services, including a tourism and aging program and Meals on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/26/met_525286.shtml
Metro
Technological upgrades will be made with grant

With five buses and three routes to maintain, the Best Friend Express is happy to make use of a $680,000 federal grant...exactly where the vehicle is," Ms. Bassham said. The Best Friend Express has three county routes that run every two hours...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/08/met_506909.shtml
Metro
Fuel costs have more riding bus

...Forest Smith has been riding the Best Friend Express for nearly two decades...figuring that out, too. Though the Best Friend Express has just three routes focusing...Governments, which runs the Best Friend Express. Transit officials have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/03/met_197493.shtml
Metro | Augusta Public Transit
Around the block

...through Saturday and 1:30-5 p.m. Sunday at the Aiken Mall. Transportation to these locations is available on the Best Friend Express, Aiken County's public transit service. For more information call (803) 648-6493. Newcomers meet The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/02/aik_141932.shtml
Around the block

...m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Aiken Mall on Aiken Mall Drive. Transportation to these locations is available on the Best Friend Express, Aiken County's public transit service. For more information call (803) 648-6493. Newcomers meet The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/26/aik_140894.shtml
Lawmaker is proud of his role in helping senior living facility

...security surveillance systems and covered waiting areas at the recreation area. There's even a bus stop for the Best Friend Express. "What you see here is what I hope is the first of many steps we're going to take up and down the Valley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/20/aik_92995.shtml
Aiken County Council
Council plans changes for Best Friend Express

AIKEN - The Best Friend Express is on the verge of significant...Peoples, of Aiken, waits to board the Best Friend Express at Aiken Mall. The system plans...feedback on its proposed changes for the Best Friend Express transit system. The organization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/01/met_75251.shtml
Metro
Aiken County government often funds private groups

...City Manager Roger LeDuc said the budget has provided funding for about 20 years for the public library and the Best Friend Express public transportation system, but it doesn t accept incidental requests from charitable groups. "Our policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/20/met_58111.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Best Friend Express extends services to downtown Augusta

...took over management of the transit system in November, did not know why these plans never got off the ground. The Best Friend Express has remained busy in Aiken County. In February, for example, the transit system's three buses made 4,122...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/02/met_451931.shtml
Metro
System will offer free rides

On Friday, the Best Friend Express will slash its modest bus...opportunity for residents to try the Best Friend Express for free, said Jeanene Knapp...more than 4,000 riders use the Best Friend Express every month," Ms. Knapp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/13/met_319431.shtml
Metro