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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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VRT and the COVID-19 Pandemic

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE UNDER A FEDERAL EXECUTIVE ORDER MANDATING THE WEARING OF FACE MASKS WHILE RIDING ON BUSES OR ACCESS VEHICLES AND IN OUR STATIONS (HAPPY DAY TRANSIT CENTER IN CALDWELL, MAIN STREET STATION IN DOWNTOWN BOISE, TOWNE SQUARE MALL, AND THE VRT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES IN MERIDIAN).

Valley Regional Transit has been extremely proactive in developing ways to keep our riders safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. From mandating the use of face masks by riders and bus operators to disinfecting buses daily, we have implemented numerous strategies to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Updated Main Street protocols include:

  • Signage to customers stressing the importance of face masks and social distancing
  • Limiting elevator use to one person at a time
  • Shutting down high contact touch points such as water fountains, vending machines, and key pad door access
  • Touchless payment systems at customer service windows
  • Cleaning and disinfecting high-touch pints multiple times throughout the day.

Updated fare payment protocols include:

  • Clear protective shields between bus operators and riders
  • Signage on the buses stressing the importance of wearing a mask
  • Providing masks on the bus for riders that do not have one
  • Encouraging the use of mobile ticketing
  • Nightly cleaning of all vehicles

 

To learn more about VRT is doing during the pandemic, and what you can do to prevent the spread of the virus, visit our COVID-19 page.