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News Release:  January 29, 2018

Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority Announces New Phone Line Dedicated to Providing Ferry And Bussing Updates, Delays, And Cancellations

Pete Paramski, Executive Director, Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority (EUPTA) is pleased to announce EUPTA has added a phone line dedicated providing updates on delays and cancellations for Sugar Island, Drummond Island, Neebish Island Ferries as well as the EUPTA bus system.

Mr. Paramski states, “We listened to concerns from residents, regarding communication needs to those who may not have internet service or texting availability. We believe this is a cost effective and user- friendly solution to informing the public regarding interruptions to EUPTA services.”

The number to call for updates and delays is (906) 632-1516. Press option 1 for Sugar Island, 2 for Drummond Island, 3 for Neebish Island and 4 for bussing.

Information on updates, delays, and cancellation is also available at, Sugar Island Ferry Facebook Page, and Drummond Island Ferry-EUPTA Facebook page.

“Our hope is that by providing this service, communication will improve and more people will be prepared when there are cancellations or delays,” stated Paramski.





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