Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
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New buses for the City of Arcata

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ARCATA- Two brand new buses will start picking up riders in Arcata starting Monday. The two state of the art buses were purchased by the city through a $2 million dollar grant to improve transportation.

The buses have a more modern look and feature a larger and wider windshield that provides more visibility for drivers. The buses burn clean diesel, meet modern clean air requirements and drive more like a car.

Each bus cost $500,000 and took three years to arrive with the city.