Provided by LTD.

Lane Transit District’s battery-electric fleet is expanding.  Beginning next year, 19 more buses are being added, which will bring LTD’s total to 30, further replacing older, diesel-fueled vehicles.

Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News

People in need of respite from heat can get a free ride to a cooling center on any LTD bus route. On July 30 and 31st starting at 1 p.m. riders can tell drivers they’re traveling to a cooling center and their fee will be waived. 

Pat Walsh / Lane Transit District

There’ll be no summer expansion of routes for Lane Transit District’s bus fleet this year.  A primary factor is a shortage of new bus operators.

Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News

Transit busses in Eugene and Springfield will soon run without advertisements on them. Lane Transit District is phasing out the use of exterior bus ads starting in July. The agency said with revenue falling, it costs more to run the ad program than it takes in. 

LTD to Resume Modified Daily Service for McKenzie River Area

Jan 20, 2021
Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News


Residents who live along the McKenzie River can resume modified daily services from Lane Transit District beginning Sunday, Jan. 24. 

LTD Bus Fare to Resume in February

Jan 7, 2021
Lane Transit District


Lane Transit District will resume collecting bus fare on all routes starting Monday, Feb. 1.

Lane Transit District


The Lane Transit District has recently replaced a historical marker stationed along a bus route after it was defaced in July. The display is in honor of one of Eugene’s first Black families.

Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News


With summer in full swing and students on vacation, Lane Transit District is preparing for a potential increase in passengers during the pandemic. But LTD is reminding residents to only take essential trips.

LTD to Resume Sunday Bus Service on June 7

Jun 3, 2020
Lane Transit District


Lane Transit District will resume regular Sunday bus service beginning June 7. Passengers are asked to only take essential trips and wear face coverings over their nose and mouth.

Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News


On Tuesday, Oregon U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio announced he has secured $76,000 in grant funding for improvements to Lane Transit District’s RideSource program.

The goal of the funding is to improve health outcomes and decrease health disparities experienced by disadvantaged communities. This includes senior citizens, people with disabilities, and low-income individuals.

Lane Transit District



On Wednesday, Lane Transit District held a virtual public hearing on its proposed budget for next year. 


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LTD is projecting a $12 million reduction in employer and employee payroll taxes, fares, special services, and group pass program over the next year. Revenue that supports more than 80% of LTD’s annual operations. 

LTD Issues 14 Layoffs, Prepares for Budget Shortfalls

May 11, 2020
Lane Transit District


As the pandemic continues to impact the economy, Lane Transit District is also taking revenue hits. LTD is making staff reductions in order to balance their operating budget.

LTD to take Employees' Temperatures

Apr 24, 2020
Lane Transit District


Starting Monday, all Lane Transit District employees and vendors will be required to have their temperature taken before entering a District building or facility.

LTD Postpones Process to Restructure Bus Routes

Apr 14, 2020
Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News

On Wednesday, Lane Transit District board members were supposed hold a public hearing and listen to a staff presentation on a modified proposal to update bus routes. But the new route proposal for Eugene and Springfield has been put on hold.

LTD to Require Face Masks for All Passengers

Apr 7, 2020
Lane Transit District


Beginning Thursday, Lane Transit District is requiring all passengers wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth. 

Lane Transit District


On Saturday, Lane Transit District will instrument additional changes in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These changes will be in effect until further notice.

LTD to Limit Bus Service to Prevent Spread of Covid-19

Mar 18, 2020
Lane Transit District


Lane Transit District announced Tuesday they will operate on a Saturday schedule for 6 days of the week, starting March 23. LTD is trying to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Elizabeth Gabriel / KLCC News

Many questions and concerns surround Lane Transit District’s plans to potentially restructure bus routes in Eugene and Springfield. Today, one city council candidate stumped at a bus stop to discuss the proposed changes. 

Karen Richards

With more housing and shopping coming soon to Fifth Street and the riverfront in Eugene, how will people come and go?

Recorded On: December 6, 2019

Air Date: December 9, 2019

From the City Club of Eugene:

The No. 13 ranked University of Oregon football team is hosting Colorado for a rare Friday night game at Autzen stadium this week. 

Lane Transit District

As of this month Kindergarten to 12th grade students can now ride Lane Transit District busses for free.

Karen Richards

There’s a sparky new electric vehicle in Eugene, and passengers will soon be able to ride it for free. 

The City of Eugene and Lane Transit District are asking for feedback on how to improve safety and connectivity on five of the most traveled roads in the area.

Mark Brennan / Siuslaw News

A new public transit service links the coastal cities of Florence and Yachats.  It launched September 4th and will run on a pilot basis through June 30th of next year.

Recorded On: June 29, 2018

Air Date: July 2, 2018

In the summer of 1926, several thousand performers gathered at Hayward Field for the world premiere performance of “Klatawa: A Pageant of Transportation.” The occasion of Klatawa — from the Chinook word for “to travel” or “to go” — was the joining of eastern and western Oregon with a southern Pacific rail line between Klamath Falls and Eugene. A year later, the last of Eugene’s trolley-cars ceased running. About this time, the Ford Motor Company replaced its Model T with the Model A, the best-selling car of its time.

Lane Transit District

Three months after launching the new EmX bus line in west Eugene, Lane Transit District reports initial numbers for ridership and route connections are  “right on track.”

LTD to Discontinue Airport Service

Oct 20, 2016
Eugene Airport

Lane Transit District will not be providing bus service to the Eugene Airport after November 30th. The one year pilot program between LTD, Lane Community College and the City of Eugene was a response to long-standing community interest.

Construction on EmX Continues at 6th and Garfield

Mar 13, 2016

Eugene drivers may experience delays at the 6th and Garfield intersection the next two weeks. Sunday, construction continues on the West Eugene EmX project.

Desmond O'Boyle

The new Veterans Affairs Medical Clinic opens to the public Monday (today). In an effort to get vets the care they need, Lane Transit District is offering free service to the facility. Passengers simply need to tell their bus driver they are going to the new V-A Clinic to receive an LTD day pass. Andy Vobora is the Director of Customer Service and Planning for LTD.