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Auburn-Opelika Metropolitan Planning Organization (AOMPO)

In cooperation with the State of Alabama and the Federal Highway Administration, the AOMPO is responsible for carrying out the metropolitan transportation planning process for the Auburn-Opelika Urbanized Area.  Click the above title for more information.

Lee-Russell Public Transit

Take advantage of Lee-Russell Public Transit's (LRPT) convenient bus schedule and routes. LRPT operates a Dial-A-Ride service in designated areas within Lee & Russell Counties. Click the above title for more information.

Lee-Russell Rural Planning Organization (LRRPO)

The Lee-Russell Rural Planning Organization is designed to help facilitate communication between local rural governments and the Alabama Department of Transportation and allow input from rural areas into ALDOT’s decision making process. Click the above title for more information.

Phenix City Express (PEX)

Take advantage of the Phenix City Express’ (PEX) convenient bus schedule and routes. 
PEX operates a fixed route and paratransit service within the city limits of Phenix City.  However, the PEX Fixed Route travels into Columbus, GA to drop passengers off at a METRA stop to allow riders to transfer to a METRA bus.  PEX also offers a paratransit service into Columbus, GA for medical visits only. Click the above title for more information.

Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) Program

  • The goal is to improve the self-sufficiency of individuals with low income who need transportation in order to gain and/or maintain employment by connecting those individuals with reliable, safe, and affordable transportation options.
  • Agencies that have low-income clients can participate in this 50/50 match program each year by contacting the Mobility Manager at Lee-Russell Council of Governments. Individuals can not apply for these trips on their own.
  • Trips eligible for JARC include:
    •  Verifiable Job/Employment Training
    •  Verifiable Employment/Work
    •  Drug Testing or Job Related Testing (ex. Assessment Testing for East AL Mental Health, etc.).
    •  Educational Courses for Job Training Drop-off and pick-up of eligible clients children from daycare on days the client has to go to work or training. (Parent/Guardian MUST be present on the bus during drop-off and pick-up of their children)
  • For more information please contact Megan McCollough at 334-528-9203 or email her at mmccollough@lrcog.com.

 

Lee-Russell Council of Governments
2207 Gateway Drive Opelika, AL 36801-6834
Phone: (334) 749-5264 Fax: (334) 749-6582
1-800-243-5463 (1-800-AGELINE)