North Liberty Transit grand rollout scheduled for Oct. 17

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North Liberty Transit will celebrate its rollout at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at the North Liberty Living Center, 410 Ashley Court.

The event, which will feature brief remarks from collaborators, is open to the public.

North Liberty Transit is a new pilot fixed-route bus service specifically targeted to help those without cars and those who can no longer drive reach services in the community, such as the grocery store, Community Center, the doctor’s office and the community pantry. The fare is $1 per ride, with Medicare and Medicaid cardholders qualifying for half-price fares.

The service began on Oct. 10, 2016, following approval of the North Liberty City Council, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors and the East Central Iowa Council of Governments, and is offered weekdays between 10:25 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The services uses a Johnson County SEATS-operated bus along a fixed route. Riders can hail the bus at any intersection along the route.

For a map of the route or more information, visit northlibertyiowa.org/transit.