Transit system still growing in second decade


Last updated 3/28/2023 at 2:12pm

Havre Daily News/Christy Bambrough

A North Central Montana Transit bus leaves the Walmart parking lot Thursday. The line has had remarkable success since it began in 2007.

North Central Montana Transit will be adding five new buses to its fleet in 2023 as well as testing a new expanded route to Helena as its ridership continues to increase, surpassing pre-pandemic levels.

The service initially saw around 50 riders a week, but as the service gained popularity its ridership has exploded, increasing to around 350 a week now, offering daily rides across the Hi-Line as well as trips to Great Falls.

Opportunity Link Inc., the nonprofit anti-poverty organization based in Havre, identified increased transportation as a major need in the community, and spearheaded t...

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