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Linn Shuttle buses keep rolling – with precautions


April 8, 2020

LINN SHUTTLE director Ken Bronson tapes off seats in the front of a bus to distance passengers from the driver.

A Linn Shuttle bus rolls up to the stop on Kalmia, between 12th and 13th avenues. Three riders get on.

Around the corner, the Dial-a-Bus parks in front of the library.

Just a normal day for the transit operation, right?

Maybe not. First of all, driver Karen McMillen is wearing a mask. She's not accepting money and riders are getting tickets to replace their punch tags.

"We're doing everything we can to protect our employees here, but still provide service," said Ken Bronson, director of the shuttle service.

Danny Bidwell, a shuttle driver and member of the Senior Center Board of Directo...

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