2-year-old bus system sets records
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Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line members exit the North Central Montana Transit bus in June 2010.
Wednesday this week marked a few milestones for North Central Montana Transit, and the buses roll on with increasing numbers of riders.
One landmark was the second anniversary of the first bus sent out on Aug. 24, 2009. In the rest of that year, the bus carried 4,767 passengers. In all of 2010, that number was up to 19,805. Now, with four months left to top that record, the transit system has carried 14,131 passengers, even with fares added...