RTS Summer Bus Service to Begin with Reduced Service

RTS will begin its summer service on Sunday, May 1, with reduced bus service, May 2-8.  Service changes will occur on all routes except of Routes 3, 15, 24, 25, 35, and 128.  Changes are as follows for the summer:

Routes on Vacation (No service May 2 – August 14): 19, 27, 28, 29, 36, 37, 39, 40, 62, 76, 77, 118, 121, 126, 129, Later Gator D & F.

Later Gator Routes will be suspended until Wednesday, June 29 (UF Summer B session).

Decreased Frequency (more time between buses) : Routes 20, 23, 34, 38, 46, 117, 125 and 127. On Weekdays Only: Routes 5, 9, 12, 13, 35 and 126. On Weekends Only: Route 1.

Decreased hours of operation (equal or less than 30 minutes): Routes 17, 34, 38, 43, 46, 117, 119, 120 and 127. On Weekdays: Routes 5, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16, 20, 35 and 126. On Saturdays: Routes 5, 12, 20.

Decreased hours of operation (less than 30 minutes): Routes 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 11, 23, 26, 122, 125, 711, Later Gator A, B and C. On Weekdays Only: Routes 10 and 13. On Weekends: Routes 8, 12 (Sun), 15 (Sat), 16, 25 and 75.

Bus_RTSRunning time adjustments: Routes 2, 6, 7, 11, 17, 26, 43, 75, 119, 120, 122, 711, Later Gator B and C.

During reduced service (in respect to the summer schedule), there will be no service on routes  38, 46, and Uf campus routes. Reduced frequency will occur on routes 9, 10, 12, 13, 20, 23, 34, 35 and 43.  Routes running during reduced service are marked with an ‘R’ in the printed and online versions of the RTS schedule. All other routes and paratransit service will run as normal. Normal summer service will begin Monday, May 9.

For additional details and general schedule information, visit the RTS Web site at www.go- RTS.com or call 352-334-2600. Direct media inquiries to Chip Skinner, Department Marketing and Communications Supervisor, at 352-393-7842.