Tuesday, February 23, 2010

SMTD moves ahead with bus route overhaul

Life could be getting a little easier for University of Illinois Springfield students who don't have cars.

The Springfield Mass Transit District Board on Monday adopted an overhaul of the city's bus routes that includes a new route that runs directly from UIS and Lincoln Land Community College to the Wal-Mart on South Sixth Street.

Steven Black, a UIS student who is chair of a new group called Citizens for Accessible Safe Transportation, was interviewed for the article that was featured in the February 23, 2010, edition of the State Journal-Register.

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