Public meetings scheduled on proposed changes to WeGo Public Transit

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WeGo Public Transit is hosting a series of meetings to record public feedback about proposed strategic service reductions and a fare increase for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1. These proposed changes are in response to an $8.7 million operating budget deficit for the next fiscal year.

The proposed service reductions would be a combination of rescheduling, rerouting, combining and, in some cases, eliminating routes that exceed a reasonable cost to operate. These changes would impact several routes that serve the Vanderbilt University area.

Read more about the proposed service and fare changes here.

Through Vanderbilt’s Easy Ride program, all full-time Vanderbilt faculty, staff, undergraduates and graduate students are eligible to ride to and from campus for free on WeGo Public Transit buses using their Vanderbilt ID.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the following meetings to learn more about the proposed changes and to provide their feedback.

Wednesday, June 5
East Park Community Center
5–7 p.m.

Thursday, June 6
Hadley Park Regional Center
5–7 p.m.

Monday, June 10
WeGo Central Meeting Room
5–7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 11
Lentz Public Health Center
5–7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12
WeGo Central Meeting Room
10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Public comment also may be given by calling 615-862-5950, or emailing [email protected].

In addition, members of the public can sign up for WeGo’s newsletter, follow on social media, and visit WeGoTransit.com for more information.