The commute from Gainesville to South Florida no longer has to take six hours. WUFT-FM’s Andrea Gazmuri reports how American Airlines and Gainesville Regional Airport gave details at a press conference today to say how they are coming together to provide a much needed service.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/flight.mp3]
RTS already has a million-dollar federal grant to pay for majority of the bus's cost. City Commissioner Helen Warren said that the remaining cost of around $32,000 has been budgeted by the commission. Warren believes this is a small price to pay for the large steps being taken.