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Posted on: January 30, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Community Advisory Group to be Established for Public Transit


Community Advisory Group to be Established for Public Transit

Carlisle, PA – rabbittransit will be forming a new Transportation Advisory Group in Cumberland and Perry Counties. The purpose will be to discuss solutions for challenges identified within public transportation. The transit authority is seeking current riders for participation, however, individuals with disabilities, seniors, families, advocates, community members and service providers are all welcome to join in improving mobility services.

The Transportation Advisory Group meetings will be held two to three times a year at various community agencies alternating between Cumberland and Perry county locations. Free transportation will be provided for those who are interested in attending the meetings and reside in Cumberland or Perry County. The first meeting will take place in Cumberland County on Thursday, February 8, at 2:00PM at 1601 Ritner Highway, Carlisle.

This is part of a larger regional effort to establish Community Transportation Advisory Groups in each area of the ten-county service region of rabbittransit including Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Franklin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union. There is currently a model in place within York County known as the Transportation Partnership on Mobility.  

“The reality is we need input from our customers. They help complete the bigger picture and we need them to serve alongside us to tackle the hard questions,” comments Richard Farr, rabbittransit Executive Director.  

Those who wish to sign up to participate in a meeting or learn more, should call rabbittransit representative, Sherry Welsh, at 717.849.0731 or email

rabbittransit, a regional public transportation provider, offers a variety of transportation services to the residents of Adams, Columbia, Cumberland, Franklin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder, Union and York Counties.  More than 8,000 people depend on rabbittransit each day to get to work, medical facilities, school and other life-sustaining activities.  rabbittransit is dedicated to helping all residents in the region get to where they want to go.


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