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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Shreve suggests some students ride TransIT to school

Adding a splash of TransIT green to the school bus fleet's sea of yellow could yield some savings, according to one Frederick County official.

During a meeting last week, Commissioner Billy Shreve suggested looking into ferrying some Frederick County students to school aboard TransIT Services buses. A number of TransIT routes head right past schools, and it might make sense for some students to get a ride with the service, he said.

"We have a lot of empty TransIT buses running around, and if we can find a way to use them more efficiently, I'm all for that," Shreve said in a Tuesday phone interview.

Would you want your child to ride public transportation to school instead of the school bus?


Anonymous said...

I don't see a problem if they are high school kids and the service times are similar.

Anonymous said...

They do it all the time in actual large cities like Baltimore, Washington, Philly, et al.

Anonymous said...

Did that using Salisbury Transit (forerunner to Shore Transit) from 1960-1971. Went to Pinehurst on one route and Bennett on another.

Anonymous said...

they're probably less likely to be bullied on public transit...