PASSENGERS TRANSPORT INDUSTRY * USA
* New Jersey - LBI shuttle buses are free ride growing in appeal. 2013 Pilot Program expanded this summer
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Long Beach Island,Ocean County,NJ,USA -The Sand Paper, by Juliet Kaszas-Hoch -Jul 23, 2014: -- As the summer moves on, word of Long Beach Island’s free shuttle bus service continues to spread. “The numbers are strong, and getting stronger,” Long Beach Township Commissioner, Joseph Lattanzi said, of those filling seats on the colorful buses, which travel the entire length of the Island from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day... Last summer, the township ran a pilot shuttle program using three donated school buses. Six new shuttles comprise the current transportation program, for which potential passengers need only wait along the road and signal one of the buses to stop. Depending on the day and time, the wait could be anywhere from five to 20 minutes... Lattanzi said, feedback has been positive. He believes the service will continue to enhance the summer experience on LBI, begetting fewer cars on the roads and helping make local businesses more accessible...
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