» The inbound stop at 13th and Main is now open for routes 4-5 to use. Routes 6/7A/7B/8/8X/11 will continue to use the stop.
» ROUTE 3 - The inbound stop at Vista and Canal is closed. A temporary stop cone has been placed on the far side of the intersection.
» ROUTE 7A/7B - The section of Fairview near the intersection with Cole Road is reduced from five lanes to two lanes. These lane restrictions may impact the ability of both routes to stay on schedule and have resulted in the closure of two outbound and inbound stops at Cole and Fairview and Fairview and El Dorado.
» ROUTES 2,16,17 - The stop at Idaho and 3rd has reopened.
» ROUTE 16 - A closure of a section of Jefferson Street has prompted a detour of Route 16. The detour: right on Reserve Street, right on Avenue H, left on McKinley and left on Washington.
» ROUTE 7A is on detour during phase 2 of the Cole/Fairview intersection widening project. Phase 2 of the project, which involves the closure of Cole Road north of the intersection, began Monday March 20, 2017 (and is expected to be completed by late June). The route 7A detour (starting at the Cole and Ustick intersection): right on Cole, right on Northview, left on Milwaukee, left on Fairview and back on regular route. The two regular bus stops that will be closed because of the detour are at Cole Road at Wesley Drive (just south of Fairmont Junior High School) and at Cole/Westwood. A temporary stop will be placed on the north side of Northview just west of the Cole/Northview intersection. Also, the Route 7A bus will also stop at the 7B stops at Fairview and Milwaukee and Fairview and Owens.
» Route 18 - Construction
work has prompted a long-term detour of Route 18. The outbound detour
will begin at the first roundabout. The bus will turn right on to
Parkcenter/Warm Springs at the roundabout. It will then turn right on E
Warm Springs Avenue, Left on Mill Spur (will circle the pool), right on E
Warm Springs Avenue and left on to Parkcenter/Warm Springs back to the
roundabout. It will stay on regular route from the roundabout to
inbound and outbound stops at Parkcenter and Wise Way are closed.
Temporary stop cones have been placed on E. Parkcenter Boulevard past
the bridge but before the first turnaround.
» ROUTES 40, 41, 44, 51-54 - The listed routes no longer stop on Cleveland Boulevard at Happy Day or at the temporary stop at Happy Day and Cleveland. Buses now stop outside the Happy Day Transit Center.
» ROUTES 2, 43, 44, 45 - The stop on
Broadway between Myrtle and Front is permanently closed due to safety
concerns. A temporary stop cone has been placed mid-block just north of
the entrance to Walgreens.
Rideline Customer Service operations - While the hours of Rideline customer service are unchanged, the location where the staff is located on Saturday has changed from the main office in Meridian to Main Street Station in downtown Boise. Here are more details:
- Main office (700 NE 2nd St. in Meridian) - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
- Main Street Station (777 W. Main Street in Boise) 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday
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If you have any questions about any of the rider alerts, contact Mark Carnopis, Community Relations Manager for Valley Regional Transit, at 208-258-2702 or firstname.lastname@example.org