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    Benzie Transportation Authority (The Benzie Bus)

    Ms. Susan M. Miller,
    Executive Director
    14150 US Highway 31
    Beulah, MI 49617
    Phone: 231-325-3000
    Fax: 231-325-3007
    E-mail: Susan@benziebus.net 
    Website: www.benziebus.com

     

    Senate District: 36
    House District: 101

     

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    System Profile 
    Benzie County, located in northwestern lower Michigan initiated county wide on demand service on January 2, 2007.  The Benzie Transportation Authority (The Benzie Bus) is an Act 198 transit system that operates in a service area of approximately 316 square miles, with connecting transit service to our neighbors in Grand Traverse, Leelanau and Manistee county. Flex routes operate between the City of Frankfort and the Benzie Bus Station simultaneously with stops in Benzonia, Beulah and Honor between the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Utilizing a fleet that primarily uses clean diesel and LP fuel, the Benzie Bus prides itself in our customer service and quality staff.  The agency has a dedicated transportation millage of .5 to support public transportation services. Information can be acquired by calling 231-325-3000 or 866-325-3380.
    System Characteristics   
    Days/Hours of Operations: M-F  6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    SAT  7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Total vehicles: 22
    Lift-equipped vehicles: 21
       
    Employees: 31
    FY 2012 System Data 
    Miles:

    667,391

    Vehicle Hours:

    35,650

    Passengers:

    88,811

    Total Eligible Expenses: $1,507,494 
       
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