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February 05

AttentionUNKNOWN -  UNKNOWN

Route 42 Re-route Outbound to Town Square Mall: The Marketplace stop by Verizon will be closed and a temp stop will be placed by Einsteins. The stop at Midland and Cherry Lane will be closed. Inbound to Happy Day Transit Center: The stop at Midland and cherry ln will be closed. the stop in the Marketplace in front of the McDonald's will remain open.

February 19

Route 28 Construction -  Reduced Service

All stops on Maple Grove between Maple Grove between Overland and Victory are closed.

February 18

AttentionConstruction -  Detour

Outbound Regular route until Maple Grove & Overland, now we are turning Left on Overland, Right on Cole, Right on Victory, Left on Trabuco, Left on W. Salt Creek and back to normal route Missed stops Maple Grove & Overland, Pax will need to use Maple Grove & Hackamore Victory & Victory View, A temp has been placed at Trabuco for this stop Inbound Down Protec, Right on Victory, Left on Cole, Left on Overland, Right on Maple Grove and back to regular route Missed stops Victory & Victory view, Temp is placed on Trabuco that can be used for this

February 05

Route 29Construction -  Stop Moved

The following inbound stops have been closed Overland and Owyhee, Overland and Shoshone, and Overland and Vista are closed. Temp stops have been placed 300 feet prior to Owyhee and at Roberts.

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COVID-19 Safety

Safe Travels, Treasure Valley

With the impact and outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Treasure Valley is moving forward with new ways to stay connected, and measuring its progress along the way. Local transit authorities have banded together to inform the public about changes to services and new, safe commuting policies with buses, ridesharing, and downtown mobility.

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COVID-19 information

Last updated: 12/8/20

Valley Regional Transit (VRT) has reopened Main Street Station and is collecting fares.

Here are the current service changes

  • Public access to the VRT Administrative Building in Meridian is limited to the Help Desk lobby.
  • The Happy Day Transit Center in Caldwell and Main Street Station in Downtown Boise are open.
  • No standing is allowed on ValleyRide buses. All passengers must be seated.
  • The federal government has mandated that riders must wear a face covering when riding the bus and when inside a Valley Regional Transit facility. The only exception is those under the age of two. If you do not have a mask, please ask the driver for one.
  • Bus operators are required to wear face coverings.

VRT continues to remain strong in its commitment to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus while providing essential transportation services:

  • The public is urged not to use public transportation if they are sick.
  • Riders are asked to sit as far apart from other riders as possible.
  • Staff will continue to wipe down the inside of the buses between trips when possible
  • Every in-service bus is cleaned and disinfected every night. Cleaning crews are paying special attention to frequently touched areas, like handrails and seat backs and utilizing foggers to treat the insides of the buses.

 

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VRT employee cleans a valley ride bus

What is Valley Regional Transit doing to help prevent the spread of the virus?

  • Bus operators and operations staff are wiping down the inside of the buses between trips when possible.
  • Every bus in service is cleaned and disinfected every night. Cleaning crews are paying special attention to frequently touched areas, like handrails and seat backs. We are utilizing foggers to treat the insides of the buses.
  • Bus operators are educating the public on the proper way to cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
  • One of the best tactics to fight the coronavirus is practicing social distancing, or remaining at least six feet away from others. Once inside the bus, passengers are being asked to sit as far away from other passengers as possible and wear face coverings. If there are too many people on a bus to ensure adequate social distancing spacing, additional buses could be brought into service.
  • VRT has placed posters in the buses with information on how riders can reduce the risk of spreading disease through covering their coughs, using face coverings, and frequently washing their hands.
  • VRT staff will stay home if they feel ill.

What can I do to stop the spread of germs?

 

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