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Augusta Commission rejects transit chief nominee

...year to run its beleaguered bus service, was Mobility's recommendation of a former Miami-Dade County, Fla., transit director to serve as general manager.Roosevelt Bradley, the head of the transit system for five years, presented himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-11-27/augusta-commission-rejec
Spring brings Masters to Augusta

...did lied. Russell and Finance Director Don na Williams both explained for the third or fourth time that the former transit director in 2009 sent the procurement department paperwork with a mistake about the purchase of $80,000 worth of bus engines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-04-06/spring-brings-m
City of Augusta says transit savings did not materialize

...decades, but the city terminated its management contract with the company about five years ago, according to Athens Transit Director Butch McDuffie.Unlike Augusta's transit service contract, Athens had a management contract with McDonald that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-07-02/city-augusta-says-transi
Week in review

...from 35 to 50 cents was approved. Saturday bus service was left intact against the recommendation of Augusta Public Transit Director Heyward Johnson. HEALTH: University Hospital came through a tough financial year about $8 million below what it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-25/week-review
Metro | Augusta Public Transit | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Area bus riders want earlier, more routes

...itself, but I don't know how we could continue to operate at a deficit and raise services."Russell and Public Transit Director Heyward Johnson pledged to meet with the group regularly to see what could be addressed from the list of 48 grievances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-12-02/area-bus-riders-want-ear
Government | Metro
Bus concerns addressed

...Augusta Public Transit has tried to address complaints of buses running late with better route scheduling.Now Public Transit Director Heyward Johnson said he wants riders to call Supervisor David Jones at (706) 821-1719 if a bus arrives more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-21/bus-concerns-addressed
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Bus management company details plan

...session Thursday, was the second-lowest bidder and the top pick made by a city selection committee that included Transit Director Heyward Johnson."We will bring operating rules and regulations and discipline. We will ensure that the vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-05/bus-management-company-detai
Latest News | Augusta Public Transit
Commission members work hard at getting little done

...Corey Johnson , who said he favors a government-run system, suggested they hire a management consultant to assist transit Director Heyward Johnson instead of an operating company. Then they started talking about expanding the system instead of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-05-08/commission-members-work-
Government | Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | City Ink
Stabbed Ga. bus driver suspended for not following rules

...Journal-Constitution. "The operator should have called dispatch for assistance and not confronted the passenger," Cobb County Transit Director Rebecca Gutowsky told the Marietta Daily Journal. Police say the driver went to the back of the bus to keep a quarrel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-23/stabbed-ga-bus-driver-suspen
Public Transit bus ads make $18,750 in first year

...in its first year. In June 2008, advertising space was created on the outside of Augusta Public Transit buses. Transit Director Heyward Johnson and members of Augusta Commission finance committee had hoped to raise $60,000 a year for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/07/met_540062.shtml
Metro | Augusta Public Transit | Augusta-Richmond County Commission