110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Joe Crews
posted Oct 22, 2013 - 1:54:26pm
By this time next year, Votran’s fleet of buses serving West Volusia should be maintained at a facility in Orange City, rather than being driven to Daytona Beach or a small shop in Osteen for routine procedures.
At its Oct. 10 meeting, the Volusia County Council approved a 30-year lease on roughly 2 acres that will be improved and adapted for use by the county mass-transit service. The facility is planned to be ready to handle expanded bus service that will come when SunRail commuter-rail service begins next year, Votran General Manager Steve Sherrer said.
“The facility is already suitable for this use; we’re just going to make some improvements and make it serve our needs better,” Sherrer said. “It’s going to be a full-maintenance facility with a bus wash, service area and fueling for Votran, the county and Orange City.”
Read the whole story in the Oct. 21-23 Midweek edition of The Beacon. To subscribe to The Beacon online, click here. For a list of newsstand locations, click here. To have the print edition mailed to your home twice a week, send your address via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The comments posted below are posted by readers, not by The Beacon staff. These comments express the views and opinions of the authors, and not the administrators, moderators or webmaster. The comments forum is governed by these rules. Please use the report abuse link if you find offensive comments.
Did you find this story interesting or informative? Subscribe to The West Volusia Beacon to read more stories by Joe Crews, along with others from our award-winning writers. Subscribe now!