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Colorado transit manager to take over CAT

The new director of Charlottesville Area Transit is ready to get behind the wheel of a bus system that could see big changes in 2013. “No transit system is without its challenges, and I think CAT represents some challenges that I’m up for at this point in my career,” said John E. Jones, who will […]

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Council briefed on transit study; passengers express concern

Representatives from the firm Nelson Nygaard made two appearances Monday to present their recommendations for how Charlottesville Area Transit could be reconfigured to boost ridership. The City Council expressed satisfaction with the progress of the $116,000 study, but members of the public said they were concerned many current passengers would be short-changed. “I think […]

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Council and public to weigh in on suggested transit changes

A consultant hired to suggest “radical” changes to Charlottesville Area Transit has published a draft study recommending adjustments to existing routes rather than the realignment City Council expected. “The vast majority of CAT’s current service area would continue to be served in the future,” states the report written by Nelson Nygaard, the firm paid $116,000 […]