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RTA: more people are riding shuttles

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -- An eastern Iowa shuttle service sees a large increase in ridership.

The Delaware Dubuque Jackson Regional Transit Authority, or RTA, recently saw an 89% jump in riders for the Northeast Iowa Community College shuttle service.  Most of the riders are students traveling between NICC campus' in Peosta and Calmar.

"We are very pleased with the collaboration and relationship we have developed with NICC and look forward to serving the students who currently use it and who will use it in the future," commented Mark Munson, RTA Transit Director.

Recently, the RTA held a 'Burgers for Buses' fundraiser to help upgrade or replace older vehicles.

Online Producer: Mike Verlo

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