rural transit http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County votes to fund rural-transit service through June http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-votes-fund-rural-transit-service-through-june <p></p><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;The Peoria County Board approved a resolution that fund its cash-strapped rural transit service. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the rural program needs about $140,000 to stay afloat through June:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 04:20:20 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3871 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County votes to fund rural-transit service through June Rural transit program could get funding from Peoria County http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/rural-transit-program-could-get-funding-peoria-county <p></p><div>Peoria County’s rural transit service may have funding through the end of June. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the County Board is considering two-resolutions next month to fund the cash-strapped service:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The rural transit service needs about $140,000 to stay afloat through June. That’s because more people are using the program than annual grant funding can support. &nbsp;One resolution proposes taking money directly out of the general fund to pay for rural transit costs. &nbsp;County Board member Allen Mayer has another resolution. He proposes instead paying &nbsp;for the transit service with anticipated revenues from property taxes and delaying some road projects for a year.&nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 03:42:50 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3189 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Rural transit program could get funding from Peoria County