Wednesday, February 6, 2013
In addition to a sidewalk, the plan includes several transit shelter pads to enhance access to Gwinnett County Transit.
Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners' approved Tuesday more than $332,000 that will be used to improve pedestrian safety along Lawrenceville Highway in Lilburn. The funds will help create a continuous sidewalk from Rockbridge Road to Hillcrrest Road/Main Street and to link Bryson Park and Lions Club Park, among other upgrades. The five-foot-wide sidewalk will run for about a mile along the north side of the highway. Other upgrades will include: "I’m pleased to partner with Lilburn officials to increase walkability and safety for our residents," said District 2 Commissioner Lynette Howard in a press release. "Projects like this one are important for connecting neighborhoods and increasing pedestrian access to recreation, shopping and …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Gwinnett County Transit announced changes to routes that will specifically impact the Lilburn and Norcross areas, among others.
Gwinnett County Transit is implementing a number of upgrades, which includes routes that will better serve the Lilburn area, according to transit officials. The enhancements to the Express and Local Service includes linking bus routes, adding stops and extending service times to better meet commuter needs. According to Gwinnett County officials, there will no additionally operating costs to shoulder the changes. In general, the changes will create better aligned bus departure times with current passenger demand. The change will begin Jan. 28. Specifically, in the Lilburn area: Route 30 will restore bus stops along segments served prior to 2010 and extend service to Lawrenceville Highway and Jimmy Carter Boulevard. In nearby Norcross: …
Friday, January 20, 2012
By increasing fares, Gwinnett County Transit can avoid making cuts to transit service.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Gwinnett County Transit announced it will raise bus fares effective Jan. 30. The first increase since August 2008 is necessary because the cost to operate, maintain and fuel buses has risen over the years, according to Gwinnett Transit Director Phil Boyd. Effective Jan. 30, The cost for a regular cash fare will be $2.50 or $22.50 for a 10-ride ticket book and $180 for a monthly pass. Half-price fares are available for individuals over 65, persons with disabilities or who have Medicare cards. For more information, see the pdf that accompanies this article. Some of the higher expenses to operate the system must be passed along to transit customers, according to Boyd. The fare increase accomplishes Gwinnett’s goal that riders pay about a …