This past January, Logan Public Transit, along with the GoBus, the Athens Mobility Manager, and the GoBus, won a Best Practices Award from the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies and the John Glen School of Public Affairs. In the award letter, the John Glenn School praised Logan Public Transit's drivers for going above and beyond to help their riders connect with other social services. They were also impressed by how Logan Public Transit continues to provide excellent service despite limit
The National Rural Transit Assistance Program has announced its second annual Rural and Tribal Transit Photo Contest with an emphasis on images of customer service in rural and tribal transit in America.
Photos must be digital submissions with a resolution of 3 megapixels or higher and may be either black-and-white or color. Any identifiable persons in the submitted photo(s) must give consent to their inclusion, and must not be identifiable by name in the photo (e.g. last name on their clothing). Limit of 2 photos per entrant. Photos will be judged by: creativity, composition, technical quality, and impression.
The Contest Deadline is March 31, 2011. Visit the official RTAP photo contest website for more details.
Come join the us as we celebrate the grand opening of a new Goodwill here in the City of Logan on Saturday, February 26th. The grand opening is scheduled to begin with a ribbon-cutting at 9:00 am, followed by a morning filled with shopping, goodies, and giveaways. The event will take place at the Hocking Mall.
Goodwill helps people earn a living, improve their lives, and strengthen their families and their communities. Their network of independent, community-based stores in the United States offers customized job training, employment placement and other services to people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges.
Kroger is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other non-profit organizations will earn millions of dollars through their Community Rewards Program. Now, by simply using your Kroger Plus Card, you can support Logan Public Transit while you shop at Kroger at no additional cost to you. Check out the video below to learn how to enroll today:
If you prefer written instructions, click the Read More link below and scroll down to view or print the instructions on the page.
Logan Public Transit will be attending this year's "Christmas on Main Street" parade on Saturday, December 4th. LPT staff will join the festivities---set to include marching bands, horses, and other local entries---and distribute candy to all those good boys and girls (young and old alike) who gather along Main Street for the event. We hope to see you there!
Check out this event listing on Discover Ohio's website for details.
Logan Public Transit would like to share a neat community program with the people of Logan this week. The Sadie Says-Read a Book progam is designed to encourage children with disabilities to read. The program is funded solely by donations of new and gently used books. The little lady who helped co-found the program has this to say:
Hi, my name is Sadie Clark and I love to read. I can go on really cool adventures just by reading books. I think that everyone should have a book of their own, that is why my mom and I founded the Sadie Says-Read a Book program.
On Monday, November 1st, GoBus officially started service on two routes: Athens/Columbus and Athens/Cincinnati. Each route offers two daily round-trips: 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The GoBus stops in the City of Logan at the Olde Dutch Restaurant, located at 12791 St. Rt. 664 S.
On Tuesday, November 2nd, the Ohio Democratic Party* is sponsoring all rides on Logan Public Transit for people who live in the City of Logan and up to 2 miles beyond city limits. Whether you are getting out to vote or just getting out of the house, you can ride with us for free on Election Day between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.
If you live more than 2 miles outside of the city limits, we can forward you to a Democratic Party Representative who will provide free transportation to and from the polls only. Call 740.385.6999 or check our service area map to find out whether your address is covered by our Service Area.
*Sponsorship does not express or imply endorsement of this or any other Party by Logan Public Transit.
Logan Public Transit is currently working with VolunteerMatch.org, an online organization that matches volunteers with service opportunities that fit their skills, their location, and their lifestyles. According to their website: "VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement."
On Tuesday, October 19th, Logan Public Transit attended an Open House demonstration of the state-of-the-art weatherization techniques used in the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) to reduce energy use by low-income Ohioans in Murray City. The guest list included State Representative Debbie Phillips, State Senator Jimmy Stewart,Congressman Zack Space,representatives of the Ohio Department of Development, Columbia Gas, Conservation Services Group, members of the community including local public officials, COAD, Community Action, HWAP vendors and media representatives as well as many others.