Veneta Bus Stop Moves After 30 Years

VENETA, Ore. — Lane Transit District bus passengers in Veneta are rearranging their routes as the long-time stop at the West Lane Shopping Center is no longer an option. Riders used to be able to catch Bus 93 at the shopping center, but now those patrons have to catch the bus at Broadway and Territorial, … Continue reading »

LTD Ridership Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Gas prices are up 30 cents in a month. At what point do drivers look for alternative transportation? According to Lane Transit District’s annual report, ridership is up.¬†Any time of the day, the Downtown Transit Center is bustling with activity, even more so during commuting hours. Another new trend–LTD says it’s noticed … Continue reading »

ODOT to Receive Road Project Funds

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation is getting a little help for some of its upcoming road projects. The federal government awarded Oregon more than $28 million to help complete road work and bus-related projects. Some of the projects include improving the shoulder lane on territorial highway for bicyclists. The Lane Transit District, … Continue reading »

EmX Line Opponents Hold Protest

EUGENE, Ore. — When Lane Transit District got back the environmental assessment report for an EmX extension into west Eugene, it asked for public comment. A local group took that one step further. The Federal Transit Administration determined in a study that the improvements won’t have any harmful effects on the community, which means LTD … Continue reading »

LTD Reports Record Shuttle Numbers

EUGENE, Ore. — LTD reported about a 30 percent increase in shuttle usage during this year’s U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials compared to the 2008 trials. The shuttles ran from two places this year. There was one at South Eugene High School, and the other was located at Autzen Stadium. Shuttle organizers said that … Continue reading »

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