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City Researching Ways to Improve Bus System

December 5, 2012

Charlottesville is looking into improving the local bus system, Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT).

The Nelson/Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc. is a transportation and transit planning firm that is currently researching ways to redesign CAT services. Their goal is to improve ridership through altering routes, increasing efficiency, and considering future developments to the system.

A public meeting will be held at CitySpace, 100 5th Street NE, on December 17th at 5:30 PM. Suggestions and input from the public will be collected at this meeting. Nelson/Nygaard Transit Consultants will then present their findings to City Council that same day at a 7:00 PM meeting in Council Chambers .

More information on the study can be found at www.catchthecat.org

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