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 »

LTD Responds To Project Appeal

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District is responding to the appeal of the West Eugene Em-X Extension. The group Our Money Our Transit filed the motion in federal court. The group’s hoping to have the environmental impact of the proposal thrown out. LTD says it has zero doubt a federal judge will keep the … Continue reading »

LTD Launches Self-Steering Bus

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District launched its newest bus that can steer itself Monday. Along the bus’s route, LTD installed magnetic strips, which allows the driver to not worry about steering. Even though there are the magnetic strips, there’ll still be a driver behind the wheel of the bus. LTD says it doesn’t … Continue reading »

EmX Line Honored with Award

EUGENE, Ore. — The EmX bus system is getting some international kudos. According to transportation experts, EmX is one of the best transit systems in the country. Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy and Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg were honored Tuesday for their work on the bus rapid transit line. “We’re really excited about this award. We’re … Continue reading »

LTD Provides Free Service

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District participated in Earth Day festivities by providing free service throughout the day, including a shuttle to the Earth Day Celebration at EWEB. The transit service says that taking the bus instead of driving can reduce the amount of carbon a person puts into the atmosphere by up to … Continue reading »

LTD Bus Project Suspended

EUGENE, Ore. — A highly anticipated Lane Transit District project has been halted because of performance issues. Over the last year, LTD has been testing buses on a track within its parking lot and in bus lanes. The system is supposed to dock the bus closer to the platform, making it easier for people to … Continue reading »

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