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Reinstated bus fares and other changes coming to Vermont's public transit systems

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Green Mountain Transit says it will likely reinstate fares in Chittenden County that were suspended during the pandemic.

Live call-in discussion: This hour, we’ll get an update on mass transit across the state. We'll talk with a Green Mountain Transit official about the likely plan to reinstate fares in Chittenden County starting this summer, as pandemic era funding winds down. We’ll hear about plans to pilot on-demand microtransit programs to Windsor, Morrisville and other communities. And we'll get an update on the state's efforts to transition to electric buses.

Our guests are:

Broadcast live on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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Mikaela Lefrak joined Vermont Public in 2021 as co-host and senior producer of Vermont Edition. Her stories have aired nationally on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Marketplace, The World and Here & Now. A seasoned local reporter, Mikaela has won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and a Public Media Journalists Association award for her work.
Tedra joined Vermont Public as a producer for Vermont Edition in January 2022. Before moving to Vermont, she was a journalist in New York City for 20 years. She has a master’s degree in journalism from New York University.