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New Bus Part of State Prop 1B Funding

Caltrans has announced that they have approved nearly 250-million dollars to improve public transit and air quality across California. 150-thousand dollars of that money will go to Gold Country Stage for the purchase of a new bus. The funding comes from Proposition 1-B, the transportation bond approved by voters in 2006…

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County Transit Services Manager Susan Healy-Harmon says they had to apply for the money, and will continue to do so for more buses every year that the bonds are available–through 2017. Healy-Harmon says the bus will replace an older one, but it probably won’t be on local streets until after the first of the year…

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Gold Country Stage has a fleet of ten buses. The money for the new bus was the only Caltrans Prop 1-B project approved in Nevada County.

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