After years of city leaders pushing for bus service to Fort Gordon, few riders are taking advantage of the route that's running as a pilot program.
Augusta's newest bus route began service Monday, rolling down Wrightsboro Road and Gordon Highway to create a connection to Fort Gordon.
A new bus route between Fort Gordon and the Augusta Mall and Wal-Mart on Wrightsboro Road begins Monday.
Since August 2013, the month McDonald Transit took over the city's bus service, riders have reported 101 'valid' complaints to Augusta's 311 hotline.
Enthusiastic members of the first Augusta Public Transit Citizens' Advisory Committee expressed hopes for the beleaguered service and elected officers at a first full meeting Thursday.
The Augusta Commission on Tuesday heard a three-phase approach to public transit that would create an hourlong, Monday-through-Saturday route that will connect Fort Gordon to Augusta Mall. It ...
The city's addition of Veterans Day as a holiday - and the elimination of bus service Monday - isn't sitting well with Augusta Bus Riders Association.
Quentarus "QT" Brown is fresh off a job as a transportation manager for George Washington University, but said he's ready to put down roots in Augusta as the new general manager for McDonald Transit.
McDonald Transit, hired by the Augusta Commission in a 6-4 vote July 16, assumes management of the city's bus, paratransit and rural transit at an annual contract price of $4.3 million its first year.
U.S. District Judge J. Randal Hall denied Mobility's request for an emergency injunction stopping the city from hiring a replacement bus provider.
City Administrator Fred Russell plans to recommend Thursday that Augusta hire McDonald Transit of Fort Worth, Texas, to run the city bus service.
Mobility Transit has filed suit in federal court alleging Augusta broke its procurement code and state open meeting laws when it terminated the bus company's contract.
Augusta commission members voted 6-4 Tuesday to increase the pay of Richmond County's new sheriff and solicitor-general.
At a special called meeting to discuss a "request for proposals" to expand the public transit service, commissioners decided to revisit a 2009 transit study before moving forward.
The man put forth by Mobility Transit to be general manager of Augusta's bus service had been fired in Miami for financial mismanagement of the city's transit system.
The transportation sales tax approved by Augusta-area voters begins Jan. 1, but it could take longer to gather enough money to start the projects it will finance.
Advocacy groups for people with disabilities are looking at projects in Tuesday's transportation tax referendum that could improve public transit systems.
The Augusta Bus Rider's Association drew a slim crowd to a meeting at a Washington Road Kmart on Monday aimed at exposing the daily struggles of those who depend on public transportation.
The Augusta Bus Riders Association is planning a Ride the Bus Day and inviting residents to board a bus at noon Monday from work or home.
Mobility Transit Services LLC blames some problems on other parties, including the city itself, and denies others, but does acknowledge a few errors.