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Bus Rapid Transit planned for Southeast corridor will increase travel options for Southeast Campus students

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Riders get set to board an SDX bus rapid transit bus at the Bonneville Transit Center in Las Vegas. A similar service for the Powell-Division project is envisioned. Photo © Metro

December 4, 2014
By Katherine Miller

Thanks to funding from the 2008 bond measure, PCC Southeast has been expanded from a center to a full-service campus.

With that change the college is anticipating a significant jump in enrollment — and more demand for transportation. That’s why there’s big anticipation surrounding the Powell-Division Transit and Development Project, which is studying the region’s first bus rapid transit line and how it will bring faster, more reliable transit service to a corridor that really needs it.

The photo above shows riders boarding SDX bus rapid transit bus at the Bonneville Transit Center in Las Vegas. Raised curbs make boarding speedy.  Metro envisions a similar service for the Powell-Division project that would serve the Southeast Campus.

Head to Metro to read more about the bus rapid transit planned for the corridor.

PCC’s 2008 voter-approved $374 million bond program is increasing opportunities for residents to access quality, affordable higher education close to where they live and work. Additional classrooms, updated equipment and technology, and advanced workforce training programs are helping to pave the way for future employment options. For more information, visit www.pcc.edu/about/bond/about.

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