Episode 8

Published on:

11th May 2022

Keeping Our Community Moving with Public Transit

Join Dan Casey and Dave McElroy, General Manager of Blue Water Transit, as they talk about the benefits of public transit for a local economy.

In this episode, Dan and Dave talk about:

  • Busses using clean energy
  • How Blue Water Transit transport people around the county
  • Expanding opportunities for public transit in the area
  • Day to day operations at Blue Water Transit
  • How tight labor market affects Blue Water Transit
  • Adding electric busses to the fleet
  • Green public transit
  • How grant funds are used at Blue Water Transit
  • Dedicated drivers and dispatchers at Blue Water Transit
  • School transportation to St. Clair County Community College
  • Transportation to doctor appointments
  • Challenges for public transportation in the future

To learn more about Blue Water Transit visit their website here: http://bwbus.com/

To learn more about the St. Clair County EDA, visit their website here:


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Our Shoreline Your Horizon is produced by the following team members:

Host: Dan Casey

Audio Engineer & Voiceover Artist: George James

Podcast Administrator: Jessie Wiegand

Marketing: Tina Frazer & Jessie Wiegand

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About the Podcast

Our Shoreline - Your Horizon
Economic Development News from Dan Casey
Welcome to Our Shoreline, Your Horizon, a podcast by Dan Casey featuring business and economic development news from St. Clair County, MI. Stretch your horizons in the beautiful shoreline communities of St. Clair County, home to one of the nation's busiest international border crossings. Learn more at www.EDAscc.com