Mass Transit Ridership Up in US

EUGENE, Ore. — Mass transit was more popular in 2013 than is has been in 57 years, according to the American Public Transportation Association. In a report released Monday, APTA said 10.7 billion trips were taken using mass transportation last year. Locally, LTD says their overall ridership numbers have stayed pretty flat the last few … Continue reading »

LTD Price Hike Proposal

EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane Transit District is proposing a rate hike, but they want to hear from the public first. If approved, the price for a monthly pass would go up $2 to $50. Youth passes would go up a dollar to $25. LTD is hosting a public meeting with the Neighborhood Council Tuesday … Continue reading »

LTD Schedule Changes for New Year’s Eve

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Transit District will stop running its buses for the night early on New Year’s Eve. The last bus to leave the Eugene station will depart at 10:45 p.m. The customer service office will close at 7 p.m. No bus service will be provided Wednesday on New Year’s Day.    

Organizations Tour Disability Services

EUGENE, Ore. — Organizations from around the globe are traveling to Eugene to see how the city makes its areas accessible for people with disabilities. Organizers say Eugene is a perfect host because it has so many services available for those with disabilities. They’ll be looking at computers designed for the visually impaired at the … Continue reading »

Lane County Fleet Auction

EUGENE, Ore. – For those who’ve wanted to purchase an old sheriff’s car or service truck, the Lane County Fleet Auction starts Thursday. Fleet services works together with the county, Eugene Water and Electric Board, Lane Transit District and other local entities to auction off miscellaneous government equipment. On the auction block this year are … Continue reading »

LTD Recruits Bus Drivers

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re in need of a job, then you might want to hop on the bus or, more specifically, in the driver’s seat. That’s because Lane Transit District is recruiting new bus drivers in the coming weeks. And, they’re offering people a chance to test drive a city bus. They’re currently taking … Continue reading »

LTD Offers New Pricing on Game Day

EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon football season is right around the corner and that Lane Transit District will offer a discounted rate to get fans to the games. LTD says fans can pay for regular bus prices on their way to Autzen Stadium. The prices are $3.50 round trip for adults, $1.75 for … Continue reading »

LTD Drivers Race Against One Another

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District held a rodeo Sunday; but instead of horses and bull riding, the event was all about bus driving. 35 people went head to head, all trying to represent LTD in a national competition. Bus drivers had seven minutes to zigzag through cones, speed through obstacles, and back around … Continue reading »

OCF Buys LTD for the Weekend

VENETA, Ore. — The Oregon Country Fair will providing free fares for everyone during its festivities next weekend. Organizers spent at least $30,000 to buy LTD for the weekend, to help the environment and better the overall experience. Not only can fair patrons get to and from the event for free, but anyone can travel … Continue reading »

Free Fares Offered to the Fair

VENETA, Ore. – Riders will get to ride free on Lane Transit District buses during an upcoming weekend. The Oregon Country Fair will sponsor a free fares system for LTD during the 44th annual fair, July 12-14. The service helps reduce the fair’s impact on the environment and ease vehicle congestion. “Supporting public transportation in … Continue reading »

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