The Columbus Municipal School District will not immediately be able to issue teacher contracts for the upcoming school year.
The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fun: The hours whizzed by as they watched movies, chatted up new friends, and jammed to hip-hop on the radio.
Columbus’ contract with Lawrence Transit System to bring public transportation to the city is officially null and void.
Mayor Robert Smith said he spoke with LTS coordinator Dorothy Dowdell Thursday and informed her it would be in the best interest of the city going forward if the contract was canceled.
Thirty days means 30 days.
By a 3-2 vote, the Columbus City Council approved a request from Lawrence Transit System for a 30-day extension to begin bus service to the city. The vote came during Tuesday’s council meeting. With the vote, the council stipulated that if the buses aren’t rolling by Dec. 6, the city’s contract with LTS is null and void.
It’s been almost 15 months since the Columbus City Council agreed on a one-year contract that would allow an Indiana bus company to operate routes in the city.
We are happy to report there have been no bus crashes, hijacking, traffic congestion, rate hikes or complaints about the service in that time.
Of course, there have been no buses, either.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith received a letter from Lawrence Transit System on Thursday stating that the private bus service could begin providing service to the city “within 30 days.”
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OTTAWA, Ontario — Passengers screamed “Stop! Stop!” seconds before their bus crashed through a crossing barrier and into a commuter train during morning rush hour
Local officials returned from a fact-finding mission in Indiana late Wednesday with optimism toward Lawrence Transit System’s proposal to provide public transportation in Columbus, saying only a few minor details need to be worked out before the company can begin providing its services here.
A clearer picture could emerge about the potential for a bus service in Columbus when city officials travel to Lawrence, Ind., next week to meet with representatives from Lawrence Transit System, city director of federal programs Travis Jones said Friday.