By DEIRDRE McCROHAN
Local city and school officials will hold a public meeting Feb. 24 to unveil "Yellow Bus Challenge 2.0," the newly revamped plan to encourage children to take buses to school and get their parents' cars off the road at peak commute hours.
As currently constructed, the proposal — still subject to change — is to increase the number of school buses, add more routes and bus stops, shorten ride times and offer a 50 percent discount on passes; undiscounted passes for 2014-2015 cost parents $427 each way per child.
The presentation, a joint session of the Belvedere City Council and Tiburon Town Council, is tentatively set for 6 p.m. at Tiburon Town Hall, but it could be moved to the Reed Elementary School auditorium if officials feel they need more room to accommodate the audience.
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