People in the Tomah and Arcadia areas may soon be
able to use public transit when traveling to La Crosse.
La Crosse County along with the M-R-R-P-C and the
L-A-P-C are using a grant from the Wisconsin Department
of Transportation to decide the feasability of expanding
the SMRT SMART Bus service to Arcadia and Tomah.
SMRT provides a sucessful communter service from Viroqua
and Praire du Chien.
Officals say the new routes would benefit the city
of La Crosse as much as Tomah and Arcadia.
We have a shortage of employees right now so giving
them access to a different pool of employees is good.
And also, reducing the amount of traffic, reducing
the amount of single ocupancy vehicles into La Crosse,
that's really important also.
La Crosse County will be hosting two open houses for
the public to provide their input.
If you would like to go .
the first open house will
be this Tuesday at the Trempealeau
Town Hall at p-m.
The next one will be Wednesday at the West SalemPublic
Library also at p-m.