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Cedar Rapids Transit Propose Discount for Low-Income Riders
Updated: Thursday, October 10 2013, 06:48 PM CDT
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- The Cedar Rapids Transit System wants to help those who may not be able to afford a bus ride.
They presented an outline to a City Council committee about providing a 50% discount to people with an income at or below the federal poverty level.
The program was developed over several months to replace a program that is no longer getting funds from federal transportation legislation.
The program will go to the full City Council for review later this year.