Rural Community Transportation Article

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Rural Community Transportation
RCT Vermont logo.png
Founded1991
Headquarters St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Locale St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Service areaNorthern Vermont
Service type bus service, paratransit
Website www.riderct.org/

Rural Community Transportation (RCT) is a nonprofit, public bus system headquartered in St. Johnsbury in Caledonia County, Vermont. RCT serves the counties of Caledonia, Essex, Lamoille, Franklin, Washington, and Orleans. It provides regular bus routes to member municipalities.

It consists of mainly volunteer drivers paid for mileage. There is a shuttle bus between the local regions. The service provides specific transportation for the elderly, school, and medical reasons when necessary. [1]

In fiscal year 2010, RCT had an annual ridership of 47,600, the fewest in Vermont. Their fleet consists of 17 wheelchair accessible vehicles. [2]

Route List

Information is current as of June 19, 2013. [3]

  • Jay-Lyn Shuttle
  • Highlander
  • US 2 Commuter
  • Jay-Lyn Express
  • Island Pond Shuttle
  • Kingdom Shopper
  • Ridge Runner
  • Green Leaf

References

  1. ^ Annual City & School Report, City of Newport, Vermont. Memphremagog Press, Inc., Newport, Vermont. 2007.
  2. ^ 2012 Vermont Public Policy Plan, Vermont Agency of Transportation. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  3. ^ Route Information, RCT. Retrieved 2013-06-19.

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