Stories tagged with: z-bus

December 3, 2013 - 3:26pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

South East Area Transit District Director, Howard Stewart, says Guernsey and Muskingum County residents will soon be seeing a logo change on area buses.

"We had been traditionally called Z-Bus which is a tag name," said Stewart. "But being in two different counties, we're South East Area Transit. We're serving both of these counties and we just want to make the public aware that if the see the new logo, the new brand of seat on the busses, that it's still the same old...

March 18, 2011 - 1:16pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

The bus service in Muskingum County has announced a layoff. A spokesman for Z-bus or Southeast Area Transit says five drivers and one dispatcher have been laid off. The layoff is the result of tough economic times and the loss last year of $80,000 dollars from the city of Zanesville. Officials say routes have been restructured so service should not be affected. Z-bus still has 14 full-time employees.

March 14, 2011 - 10:23pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council met Monday night to discuss several city issues.

In its first reading, council raised questions about funding for Z-bus as far as what ridership and percentages are for what cities. They also inquired what Guernsey County pays for Z-bus service.

At the previous council meeting, Councilman Andrew Roberts expressed concerns over Z-bus's payments to the city for fuel. Monday, it was cleared up as to why.

"They get most of their money from the state...

February 11, 2010 - 6:51pm
6 years 24 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners granted the first installment of $20,000 to a local transportation service.

Z-Bus receives $40,000 a year from the county. Commissioner Bates says Z-Bus provides an important service to the region.

"If we don't have people out shopping then they are not spending money for their taxes, so we need to make sure the Z-Bus is supported," tells Commissioner Bates.

Bates says a lot of people in Muskingum County would not be able...

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