WOODBURY - Buses have stopped running on 11 NICE bus routes in Nassau.
The changes took effect Sunday. Nearly 2 percent of NICE bus riders will be affected by the cuts.
As News 12 has reported, it's part of an effort by the bus system to close a $7.5 million budget hole.
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Officials say the eliminated routes could be reinstalled if Nassau County can secure more funding for the program.
The bus system is owned by the county, but operated by a private company.
In addition to the service cuts, NICE customers were also hit with a 25-cent price hike earlier this month.