Gainesville Public Bus System Has New Downtown Home
Since 1995, the City of Gainesville has been trying to relocate where their RTS buses drop-off and pick-up passengers in the downtown area, and Monday they finally opened a new facility to do just that.
The new $1.8 million Downtown Station is the hub for all 10 downtown routes, and each bus has it's own docking station and parking spot at the facility.
RTS spokesperson Theresa Harrison says the move came after some city officials questioned how safe the old drop-off and pick-up point at the Downtown Plaza was because of traffic.
By David Hamilton, WCJB TV20 News
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