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TCAT’S New Routes Effective Jan. 17

After nearly two years of consulting with transit experts, extensive field work and talking to bus riders and the general public, TCAT is on the brink of rolling out its new route system.Effective Sunday, Jan. 17, TCAT’s new Transportation Development Plan will offer more trips in high-demand areas, shorten waiting times and offer more “one-seat” rides to eliminate riders’ inconvenience of transferring buses.“TCAT continues to build on its legacy of being one of the most progressive in the country for a transit service system its size,” said Joe Turcotte, TCAT general manager. “The new route system is another testament to TCAT’s philosophy that puts our customers first.”TCAT operates 34 routes with its 50-plus buses, operating 360 days per year and 22 hours each day. All but seven routes (37, 52, 53, 65, 67, 81 and 83) were updated.New route changes are posted on www.tcatbus.com and bright yellow schedules continue to be distributed at bus shelters and pass outlets. They have been printed on yellow paper so that passengers can distinguish them from the soon-to-be outdated white schedules.

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