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C-TRAN invites public to weigh in on service change concepts - 01/29/16
Vancouver, WA -- C-TRAN is asking for the public's help in developing a major service change that could affect numerous bus routes later this year, aiming to improve safety, efficiency and quality of service using a system-side approach.

C-TRAN has created a series of concepts to start the conversation. We've identified 11 routes for possible changes and drawn up four possible new routes. We're also considering dropping two others. Taken as a whole, the concepts would mean most of C-TRAN's current routing is retained --- just served differently. The goal is to match agency resources with existing demand while reaching new areas. Among the existing routes impacted are Routes 2, 3, 4, 7, 19, 25, 37, 38, 39, 44, 72, 78 and 80. C-TRAN is also preparing for the opening of The Vine, a bus rapid transit system now under construction, which is scheduled for completion in late 2016.

People are invited to take advantage of one or more of the following opportunities to discuss the service change concepts:

- February 4, 2016: Presentation to Fruit Valley Neighborhood Association, 7-8 p.m., Fruit Valley Community Center, 3200 Fruit Valley Road, Vancouver
(served by Route 25)

- February 10, 2016: Open house meeting, 4-6 p.m., Fisher's Landing Transit Center, second floor, 3510 S.E. 164th Ave., Vancouver
(served by Routes 30, 37, 41, 65, 80, 92, Camas Connector)

- March 16, 2016: Open house meeting, 4-6 p.m., Vancouver Community Library, Klickitat Room, 901 C St., Vancouver
(served by Routes 2, 3, 4, 25, 30, 32, 37, 38 41, 44, 47, 71, 105)

- March 30, 2016: Open house meeting, 4-5:45 p.m., Three Creeks Community Library, Community Room, 800 N.E. Tenney Road, Vancouver
(served by Routes 9, 105, 134)

- April 12, 2016: Public hearing at C-TRAN Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St., Vancouver
(served by Routes 2, 3, 4, 25, 30, 32, 37, 38 41, 44, 47, 71, 105)

Any changes approved would take effect in September. More information, including maps of each concept, is available at www.c-tran.com.

C-TRAN is the regional public transportation provider for portions of Clark County. It offers local bus service within its Clark County service area, Limited bus service to the nearest MAX light rail station, and Express commuter service to downtown Portland. It also provides Connector service within the city limits of Camas, La Center, and Ridgefield. For more information on C-TRAN please visit C-TRAN's Web site at www.c-tran.com, or call Customer Service at (360) 695-0123.