When John Paul of the Butler Transit Authority saw the numbers of riders increasing in big numbers late last year, he thought, “Wow, that was a good month.”
When it happened again the next month, he thought it was a fluke.
Now that it has happened for six consecutive months, he’s calling it a trend.
In fact, overall use of public transit in Butler County is skyrocketing, a fact that local experts link to dual factors of a battered economy and improvements in the transit systems.
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