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In the News: Greater Idaho Falls Transit (GIFT) Presents to City Council & Debuts New Name

Updated: Nov 4, 2020

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK)-Since the TRPTA bus service dissolved in May 2019, efforts have continued to restore transit service to Idaho Falls.


City Council President Michelle Ziel-Dingman reported this week that the formal TRPTA bankruptcy proceeding should be completed in November. Purchase of the organization’s physical property by a third party was delayed, but is expected to move forward.


Ziel-Dingman says the service is reorganizing under a new business name, “G.I.F.T.” or Greater Idaho Falls Transit.


She told the City Council that Idaho Department of Transportation grants officer Summer Hirschfield is working with GIFT to re-establish service. 



To view the entire story, please visit Local News 8 HERE.

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