May 28, 2014

Some Sacramento commuters switch to light rail to avoid Fix50 traffic

Agency officials – who say they hope the project prompts some commuters to switch to rail service permanently – said they have seen an increase in ridership in both phases of the project. The percentage increase since the current phased kicked off Tuesday is not yet known, Regional Transit spokeswoman Alane Masui said, but Shun follows the roughly 2,500 additional commuters using light rail during the first portion of road work in April.

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