ROCKINGHAM: The Current will change schedules on six of its 16 routes on February 5th.
The routes with new schedules are the Bellows Falls In-town route, the Springfield In-town route, the Bellows Falls-Springfield route, the Bellows Falls-Ludlow route, and the two routes to Hanover. All but the last two routes are fare free.
The Current conducted over a year of studies and planning in partnership with the Southern Windsor Planning Commission and the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans). Several well-attended public meetings were held. “The Current received an unexpectedly-large amount of public input” said Rebecca Gagnon, General Manager. “We incorporated as much of that input as we could in re-designing the routes. We should have better schedules for more riders and potential riders.”
The Current made these changes with no additional funding. “We re-shuffled hours among these routes to take advantage of opportunities and to trim unproductive miles.”
A new brochure is being printed and will be mailed to all addresses in Springfield and Rockingham. The brochures will also be distributed to business, chambers of commerce, and onboard the buses. The Current’s website is being updated with new information and the new schedules as well. The schedule is available on The Current’s website, www.crtransit.org .
For more information contact Rebecca Gagnon at (802) 460-7433, ext. 201.