JETS Rider Numbers Continue to Rise

SEPTEMBER 19, 2006 - Posted at 11:13 a.m. CDT

JONESBORO, AR - Ridership numbers continue to rise for Jonesboro's new bus system.

The Jonesboro Economcal Transit System (JETS) released new statistics this morning showing a total of 1,531 riders for the first fifteen days of this month.  That's up from 1,418 for the same period in August, or eight percent.

JETS launched the bus system in May.