Public meeting on proposed bus service changes
Third of three public meetings about proposed transit changes
- Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
- Holcom Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th, Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
The City of Lawrence and The University of Kansas will hold three public meetings to discuss proposed changes to the bus service for next year. The public is invited to attend. The meeting schedule is as follows:
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, Lawrence Transit Administrative Office, 933 New Hampshire Street 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, Kansas Union Parlors, Level 5, University of Kansas, 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, Holcom Recreation Center, 2700 W 27th Street
Proposed changes include:
Modifications to the route and schedule for Route 42 Extending service on routes 29, 30, 33, 36 and 38 so the last trip departs campus after 6 p.m. Introducing a late night bus service that would run between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., Monday through Saturday
The proposed late night service would operate on a demand response format. Advanced reservations would be required and would be taken between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Subscription service would be available for regular and ongoing trips.
Late night service would not be available on Sundays. It would operate on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. and would resume on Monday from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m.
A fare of $2 per trip would be charged. No monthly passes or student ID passes would be accepted. The proposed start date of the service is June 1, 2013.
This year, the transit system also is conducting a survey about bus system design, communication, and customer service. The survey will be available at www.lawrencetransit.org
For those who are not able to attend one of the meetings, comments can be sent to email@example.com or by mail at Lawrence Transit System, PO Box 708, Lawrence, KS 66044. Comments will be accepted until Friday, March 29. For more information, call (785) 832-3464.