KISSIMMEE, Fla. - If you're one of the thousands of bus riders in Osceola County, chances are your route took you into downtown Kissimmee Monday, even though you had no plans of going there.
Channel 9's Racquel Asa spoke to some passengers who were late for work Monday, after they said the route changes took them well out of the way.
Eight of the county's
Maria Mendez said her schedule changed because she now has to take two buses rather than one.
A $1.2 million federal grant paid for the new bus hub.
Lynx officials said they moved the bus hub downtown, rather than keeping it at the Osceola Square Mall, because the new location
Sharon Turner said the new transportation hub is convenient for her tax preparation business.
"For me it's a whole group of people I can talk to every day, to get inside my office," said Turner.
When Asa walked around the new bus depot she couldn't find a bus schedule post anywhere.
The only schedules Asa could find were the ones being handed out by Lynx workers.
"I knew the schedule was going to change, but I didn't know it was going to take this long," said Mendez.
Only one bus traveling through Kissimmee will not be coming through the new station. The stop for Link 56 will stay at the Osceola Square Mall.
Lynx officials told Asa that schedules will soon be posted for riders and workers at the new bus hub.