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I-Ride 79 To Open Bus Services Running From Charleston To Morgantown

Reported by: Send eMail Taylor Deer
Reported: Jun. 27, 2014 2:07 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 1, 2014 1:08 PM EDT
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I-Ride 79
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

With all the mountains and rural areas, sometimes West Virginia can be a difficult place to get from point to point.

Starting July 1, “I-Ride 79” will offer daily bus services starting in Charleston and making several stops on its way to Morgantown, including Clendenin, Flatwoods, Weston, Clarksburg and Fairmont.

From July 1 through July 7, rides will be free to travelers. After the free trial, bus prices will range from $3 to $15 depending on where riders want to end their journey.

The buses are disability accessible and will be equipped with WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, seat belts and restrooms.

The service will be funded with federal money appropriated to develop and support intercity bus transportation. The goal is to make West Virginia more accessible for its citizens.

The first round of buses will depart Charleston from the Greyhound Terminal at 300 Reynolds St. at 10:15 a.m. July 1.

To view the full bus schedule or make a reservation call 888-378-3823 or click
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