Ben Hill County has new transportation

Published: Jul. 13, 2015 at 8:16 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 13, 2015 at 8:20 PM EDT
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Frank Field, Ben Hill County Manager
Frank Field, Ben Hill County Manager

FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) - The county kicked off its new transit system Monday.     People can now use the point to point service if they call within 24 hours.

County officials say that they've been looking forward to this for a long time, and they hope people start using it right away.

"Now they'll be able to get to Walmart if they don't have a vehicle, if they have somebody that can drive them. Now they will be able to call make a reservation get to Walmart, go wherever they need to go that's with in the county," said Frank Field, Ben Hill County Manager.      

The County says that if the program is successful they will try to create a county to county transfer system.

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