Stories tagged with: SEAT

December 22, 2014 - 5:19pm
21 weeks 5 days ago

He's jolly, friendly, famous, and Monday he traded in his signature sleigh in favor of riding the bus.

"Today i'm going to be riding with the street route drivers every one of them from Maple to Brighton-Pine to Putnam, to the Greenwood and Lindon Avenue route, " said Santa Claus.

Monday's not the only day Santa will be gracing bus riders with his presence. Tomorrow he will be on the Cambridge route at 2p.m. and Byesville at 3. While public transportation is always a...

August 28, 2014 - 4:13pm
38 weeks 2 days ago

Howard Stewart of the Southeast Area Transit District addressed the Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday afternoon. The meeting focused on renewing funds for 2015.

The county commissioners have supported the bus service in the past, and that will not change for next year. Stewart requested a renewal of the $10,000 the county gave SEAT this year. That plan was agreed upon. Stewart said that SEAT is providing a service and people are utilizing it.

"We move people to provide...

January 24, 2013 - 1:00pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Southeast Area Transit nears 100,000 riders for the year.

The Transit Director of SEAT said they've seen an increase in ridership and through November had 95,500 riders. Howard Stewart said that is partly to do with a fixed route added in October that travels the east end of town. Stewart believes their success depends on being efficient.

"Before we were sparse out and trying to be everything to everybody and we can't be everything to everybody and be efficient," said...

July 30, 2012 - 4:17pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

New leadership is helping South East Area Transit move in the right direction.

Howard Stewart took over as Transit Director back in April, and since then, he has been working to solve the company's financial problems.  On Monday Stewart provided the Muskingum County Commissioners with an update of his progress.

"We're here for one purpose and that's our mission," said Stewart.  "Our drivers are great drivers.  They provide great service.  They'...

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