APRIL 27, 2006 - Posted at 3:50 p.m. CST
JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro's new bus service is to begin serving customers with a grand opening on Wednesday. Regular service will begin the following day.
Rides will be free until June 1 to help residents get used to the service. One-way service will be $1.
The city secured funding for the Jonesboro Economical Transit System, or JETS, and the service will have 18 employees. The system will have six full-time drivers and six part-time drivers.