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June 17

Route 3Construction -  Modified Service

The outbound stop at Capitol/Ann Morrison is closed. Please use temp stop 200 feet far side.

June 17

Route 1, 3Construction -  Reduced Service

9th/River and 9th/Royal are closed. No temp stops placed.

June 14

Route 1,3,5UNKNOWN -  UNKNOWN

The stop at 9th/Myrtle is closed.

June 11

Route 3Construction -  Stop Moved

Route 3 Inbound and Outbound stops on Vista and Sunrise Rim/Elder are closed temp stop placed about 200 feet near and far side.

June 11

Route 9Construction -  Modified Service

State/9th is closed. Please use State/11th.

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Regional Public Transportation Authority

Our Responsibility to You

Valley Regional Transit is the Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA) for Ada County and Canyon County. According to Idaho Code, an RPTA’s responsibilities include:

  • being accountable to local governments;
  • having exclusive jurisdiction over publicly-funded transportation;
  • providing public transportation services;
  • encouraging private transportation programs; and
  • coordinating both public and private transportation programs.

Valley Regional Transit manages contracts for the operation of ValleyRide bus services and ACCESS paratransit service. ValleyRide bus services consists 21 fixed-line routes in Boise/Garden City, three fixed-line routes in Nampa/Caldwell, and six intercounty routes between Ada County and Canyon County.

The VRT Board of Directors is composed of up to 29 members. These members are publicly elected or appointed officials from each jurisdiction. The Board represents 19 jurisdictions in the two counties and a service population of about 650,000 people.

Vision Statement

Valley Regional Transit envisions a region with comprehensive public transportation choices designed to meet the needs of citizens and businesses and to support livable, healthy, and sustainable communities through adequate and secure funding to support those choices.

Mission Statement

Valley Regional Transit’s mission is to leverage, develop, provide, and manage transportation resources and to coordinate the effective and efficient delivery of comprehensive transportation choices to the region’s citizens.