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Vail begins summer bus schedule

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VAIL — Town of Vail buses transitioned from the spring schedule to the summer schedule on Monday. The summer schedule, which will run through mid-December, will provide free 40-minute to one-hour service on most outlying routes during peak times and one-to-two hour service on most outlying routes during non-peak times.

New this summer will be daily service to Ford Park via Vail Valley Drive on the in-town route, which will operate from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 14 through Sept. 30.

The summer schedule is:

• West Vail Green loop will depart from the Transportation Center every 40 minutes from 6 a.m. to midnight with an additional bus at 2 a.m. if requested.

• The West Vail Red loop will depart from the Transportation Center every 40 minutes from 6:20 a.m. to 12:20 a.m. with an additional bus at 2 a.m. if requested.

• An East Vail bus will depart from the Transportation Center every hour from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. with an additional bus at 2 a.m. if requested.

• The Vail Golf Course route will depart from the Transportation Center every two hours from 7:40 a.m. to 9:40 p.m. An extra golf course route will run at 2 a.m. with the East Vail bus if requested.

• The Sandstone loop will depart from the Transportation Center every hour from 6:40 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. then every two hours from 10:40 a.m. to 10:40 p.m., with an additional bus at 11:40 p.m. An extra Sandstone loop will run at 2 a.m. with the West Vail Red route if requested.

• In town buses will run every seven to 10 minutes. Extension to Ford Park via Vail Valley Drive runs daily 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 14 through Sept. 30.

For a complete bus schedule, call 970-477-3456 or visit the town’s website. Also, express bus service will run between Lionshead Village and Ford Park via the Frontage Road during peak event days throughout the summer. For details, go to http://www.vaileventparking.com.