But that’s beginning to change. In Lake County, for example, Laketran, the county’s public transit agency, in December 2020 created a program called Transit GO, an employee benefit program that is helping workers get to their jobs, either on a regular Laketran bus route or on Dial-a-Ride, the system’s door-to-door service.
The program is being used by 400 employees at 175 employers. The monthly cost is $70 for an employee who uses the bus line and $400 a month for Dial-a-Ride service.
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