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Ben Franklin Transit Changes Tri-Cities Bus Routes

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TRI-CITIES, Wash. - If you take bus routes 39, 50, 52 and the 120T , bus route changes are coming as early as June 16th.

More people are riding the bus in the tri-cities to avoid high gas prices and Ben Franklin Transit representatives believe these new routes will help accommodate the increase in riders.

To introduce the new plan, Ben Franklin Transit is having an on-board demonstration Saturday June 7th to show customers all the new routes.  This free special bus will depart from these locations Saturday Morning.

Three Rivers Transit Center in Kennewick:

8:00 AM Rt. 39 via Keene
9:30 AM Rt. 39 via Hills West
11:00 AM Route 50
11:30 AM Route 52
12:00 PM Rt. 39 via Keene
1:30 PM Rt. 39 via Hills West
3:00 PM Route 50
3:30 PM Route 52
4:00 PM Route 39 via Keene

Knight Street Transit Center in Richland:

8:45 AM Rt. 39 via Keene
10:15 AM Rt. 39 via Hills West
12:45 PM Rt. 39 via Keene
2:15 PM Rt. 39 via Hills West
4:45 PM Rt. 39 via Keene

Again, these changes won't actually go into effect until Monday June 16th.

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