Town hopes to see transit center built by train park


Town hopes to see transit center built by train park
  1. Town hopes to see transit center built by train park
    paradisepost.com
    PARADISE>>The town council has agreed on where they would like to put a new transit center, but the Butte County Association of Governments will have the last say in the matter. At Tuesday evening's regular meeting, BCAG deputy director Andy Newsum spoke to the matter and how the association would consider the council's vote when making the…
    California (CA)

PARADISE>>The town council has agreed on where they would like to put a new transit center, but the Butte County Association of Governments will have the last say in the matter. At Tuesday evening’s regular meeting, BCAG deputy director Andy Newsum spoke to the matter and how the association would consider the council’s vote when making the decision.

The council agreed that they would like to see the transit center built next to the Paradise Community Park on Black Olive Drive and Birch Street after weighing pros and cons of alternative sites like Skyway and Almond Street.

The transit center aims to provide a space where routes from the Butte Regional buses intersect. BCAG is considering putting bike racks and additional covered seating in a location that would be beneficial to riders while not interrupting flows of traffic.

Another representative from BCAG presented on past projects that have been completed by the association around Northern California and the options that this one would have.

Councilman Mike Zuccolillo pointed out that the Oroville transit center, which was completed in 2011, has had some ongoing issues.

Newsum agreed that the station constructed on Spencer Avenue has poised problems that could be a concern for…

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