Transportation district considers cuts to Tahoe ski shuttles

[Claire Cudahy, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

Understaffing and funding are just two of the reasons that Tahoe Transportation District is facing major cuts to its bus services — including the possible reduction of four winter shuttle routes to Heavenly Mountain Resort.

At Friday's Tahoe Transportation District meeting, staff explained to the board of directors how difficulty retaining a full workforce, an aging fleet and a reduction in federal grants necessitates cuts to the district's transit system.

"Less support for transit is coming from our states and federal government, at the same time they are imposing ...