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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Council Approves Transportation Plan


February 15, 2019

Don Ogle

Sidney officials are working to keep its transportation system intact. Part of that system is the Sidney Stage Coach, which makes regularly scheduled rounds of the city each hour.

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved continuing its public transportation program.

The decision will mean the City will need to find $25,000 to cover the loss of support from the Cheyenne County Visitors Committee. The Visitors Committee withdrew its support of the bus system at the end of 2018, citing the funds do not fit in the parameters of tourism.

Transportation Supervisor Dave Doty said the agreement traces back to 2010 with the Visitors Committee agreeing to $25,000 annual support. He added the City historically seeks funding from the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDR) to help wi...

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