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EDEN, NC -- Eden's first public transportation system is reporting some success. According to Mike Dougherty, the director of Economic Development for the city, ridership for the transit system increased almost 20 percent in the first quarter of 2014.

Dougherty says ridership of the Skat buses has averaged 1,200 a month since the bus started operating.

The bus stops are strategically placed across the city in order to allow riders to access a wide array of resources and shopping centers.

Because of the success of the system the Aging, Disability and Transit Agency of Rockingham County is considering expanding Skat across the county.

For more information on the Skat Transportation system progress, contact Meggan Odell, Director of Transit Services for the Aging, Disability and Transit Services, at 336-349-2343 or 336-394-1300.

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