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Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson A Rainbow Rider bus stopped at Target this week, one of 11 stops in its fixed/deviated route schedule in Alexandria, offered Monday through Friday. Passengers can make an unlimited number of stops on the route for $1.

Rainbow Rider provides 142,000 rides per year

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Rainbow Rider: More and more people aren't leaving home without it.

Harold Jennissen, director of the Rainbow Rider public transit system, provided the Alexandria City Council with an update on the service's operations at a meeting Monday night.


Rainbow Rider buses serve residents in Douglas, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and southern Todd counties. It is available to everyone. There are no income or age restrictions or forms to fill out.

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