A route change is proposed for Juneau’s Capital Transit bus system. It would move portions of Route 4 off the Mendenhall Loop Road to the south end of Riverside Drive. The city is holding a series of meetings on the proposal, which was outlined on Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon.
Capital Transit is also asking riders for feedback. To take the survey, go to www.juneau.org/capitaltransit/survey.
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