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Boise's Valley Regional Transit Tries To Get People Back On The Bus

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DARIN OSWALD
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Idaho Statesman

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, public transit around the world has taken a hit. Concerns over transmission of the coronavirus has made passengers wary of taking trains and buses and caused a lot of public transit officials to scramble to prop up systems financially.

Valley Regional Transit is the largest metro transit agency in Idaho, and serves the Treasure Valley with buses and carpool options. Idaho Matters checks-in with executive director Kelli Badesheim to learn more.

Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!