Isaac Thorne | WGLT

Isaac Thorne

Connect Transit buses
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Bloomington-Normal's bus system ended its budget year with a 9.2% increase in riders.

MCRPC presents to board on the dais
Breanna Grow / WGLT

After surveying Connect Transit riders, the McLean County Regional Planning Commission is recommending the agency focus on catering to those who rely on the service.

Connect Transit Board
Eric Stock / WGLT

Connect Transit has approved higher fares to help pay for the transportation service, but will delay implementing them for three months to seek additional funding.

Connect Transit
Staff / WGLT

Connect Transit riders could soon be paying higher fares to take the bus.

Rodney Davis speaks at podium
Charlie Schlenker / WGLT

Bloomington-Normal’s transit system will receive a $6 million federal grant to buy electric buses and support construction of a new downtown transfer center, officials announced Thursday.

Connect Transit Board of Trustees
Eric Stock / WGLT

Bloomington-Normal’s public transportation service plans to extend its more popular bus routes later at night to improve access in a move that officials say won’t cost the service any additional money.

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Local transit officials say route changes, new shelters, and even an app are all helping drive a significant increase in ridership this year on Bloomington-Normal’s bus system.

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Connect Transit will host community education sessions in the coming weeks before several cost-cutting route changes and a new Connect Mobile premium service go into effect.