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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Public invited to comment on proposed new bus route

Earlier this year, RiverCities Transit (RCT) faced a shortage of transit operators, causing the

additional mid-day service (the “B routes”) on Routes 31 and 32 to be cancelled. RCT is now

proposing to add new Route 30, which will cover and provide 30-minute service to many of the busiest stops on Routes 31 and 32. Service is proposed to begin on November 18, 2019.

Popular stops include:

  • LCC
  • 15th Avenue Safeway
  • St. John Medical Center
  • Highlands, Olympic and St Helens neighborhoods
  • Ocean Beach & 32nd Avenue
  • 7th Avenue Wal-Mart

The new service will run Monday through Friday. The first trip will depart the Longview Transit Center at 10:30 a.m. and the last trip will depart at 4:30 p.m.

For a complete list of stops and to see a map of the proposed route please visit:

http://rctransit.org/rivercities-is-adding-new-route-30-tell-us-what-you-think/

Public Comment

Public comment on the Route 30 service change is welcome until November 13, 2019,

concluding with the Cowlitz Transit Authority public hearing on the proposed service at 4:00

p.m. at Longview City Hall in the second floor Council Chambers.

  • Email CustomerService@RCTransit.org
  • Call Customer Service at 360-442-5663
  • Send a message or post a comment on RiverCities Transit's Facebook page
  • Mail your comments to RiverCities Transit, PO Box 128, Longview, WA 98632
  • In-person turn in your comment at the Longview Transit Center: 1050 11th Avenue
  • Verbally in front of the Cowlitz Transit Authority Board at a public hearing scheduled for 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 13, 2019, in the council chambers at Longview City Hall

Longview City Hall is accessible for persons with disabilities. Special equipment to assist the hearing impaired is also available. Please contact the City Executive Office at 360.442.5004 at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance, if you require special accommodations to attend the meeting.

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