With the City of Selah now partnering with Medstar Transportation, a company who runs their Dial-A-Ride service for the city, they are able to make all their bus services available to the public free of charge.
City Administrator Don Wayman says before the city was under contract with the city of Yakima for several years. The contract has now expired and they found a private transportation service that's cheaper and also created more bus stop routes within the city.
When Selah was under contract with the CIty of Yakima, Wayman says they were paying nearly 300,000 dollars a year for their services. Now he says with the new contract, they are saving thousands.
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