Trees Removed for EmX Project

EUGENE, Ore. — As work continues to get a public transportation line up, trees must come down. This is all part of Lane Transit District’s EmX project. Some trees along Sixth and Seventh avenues in Eugene, east of Garfield Street have been cut down, and crews are still working their way down to Charnelton Street. … Continue reading »

New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet

EUGENE, Ore. — LTD is launching a new bus pass program as construction for the West Eugene EmX line gets underway. And, it’s providing new material for businesses who plant signs along the corridor to protest it. The sign reads “Will LTD give the meth dealers a bus pass?” and it’s hanging under another sign … Continue reading »

LTD Board Approves EmX Extension

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District Board of Directors approved the plans for the EmX extension into west Eugene. The decision was affirmed in a 5-to-1 vote. It comes less than two weeks after the Eugene City Council gave its approval. The proposal is now in the hands of the Federal Transit Administration, which … Continue reading »