Summer bus schedule starts Monday
VAIL — Town of Vail buses will transition from the spring schedule to the summer schedule beginning Monday. The summer schedule 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 adjustments to the West Vail Red and Green routes to accommodate construction of the Interstate 70 Vail underpass.
Here’s the schedule:
• West Vail Green loop, from Monday through July 4, will depart from the Vail Village Transportation Center every 40 minutes from 6 a.m. to midnight with an additional bus at 2 a.m. if requested. Starting July 5 through late November, the Green loop will be suspended and service to West Vail will run every 20 minutes from the Vail Transit Center west on the North Frontage Road to the South Frontage Road.
• The West Vail Red loop, from Monday to July 4, 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. Starting July 5 through late November, the Red loop will increase frequency to every 20 minutes from the Vail Transit Center west on the North Frontage Road to the South Frontage Road.
• 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 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. An extension to Gerald R. Ford Park via Vail Valley Drive will run daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (or longer if an event is taking place) Monday through mid-November.
For a complete bus schedule, call 970-477-3456 or go to http://www.vail gov.com. Also, express bus service will run between Lionshead and Ford Park via the Frontage Road during peak event days throughout the summer. For details, visit http://www.vailevent parking.com.
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