Avon approves expanded transit service; summer schedule begins May 21
AVON — Avon Transit will transition to its summer schedule beginning Sunday, May 21. Funding for expanded transit service was approved at the May 9 Avon Town Council meeting, allowing for the continuation of the Avon East-Red Line and Avon West-Blue Line throughout the day. The Night Rider Shuttle also will continue to provide service within the town core between 6 and 10 p.m.
• The Avon East — Red Line runs every 30 minutes between 6:44 a.m. and 6:05 p.m. The route serves the residential areas in east Avon along Hurd Lane and U.S. Highway 6, including Traer Creek Plaza and Buffalo Ridge Housing Complex.
• The Avon West — Blue Line runs every 30 minutes between 6:29 a.m. 6:06 p.m. The route serves the residential areas in west Avon along West Beaver Creek Boulevard and U.S. Highway 6, including the town core businesses and Traer Creek Plaza.
• The Night Rider, provided by Peak 1 Express, runs every 30 minutes between 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in a figure-eight pattern serving the east and west portions of the town and the core business section, along with the Elk parking lot in Beaver Creek. The route serves shopping areas within Avon, with connections to ECO Transit and Beaver Creek Transit.
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