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Closed stops: The outbound stop at 15th and River. A temporary stop is in place nearside at Americana. The inbound stop at Cole/Emerald. A temporary stop is in place at the far side of the intersection.
The stop at Idaho and 11th is closed.
The outbound stop at Gary Lane and Gillis (southeast corner) is permanently closed.
Stop closures (no temporary stops in place): 1st and Idaho 1st and Bannock The route is currently on detour: continue on Fort,right on 5th, continue on to North VA Loop, right on South VA Loop, back on to regular route. Closed stops are Robins at the Elks, Robbins at Fort Boise, and Collins at the VA. A temporary stop is in place on the South VA Loop about 100 yards west of the Collins at VA stop.
All stops on Old Penitentiary Road are closed due to construction. A temporary stop is in place nearside on Warm Springs and Bacon. More stops closures: Outbound at Warm Springs and Hot Springs. Temporary stop on Hot Springs just before the turn on to Warm Springs.
The stop at Allumbaugh and Douglas is closed. Riders are urged to use the stop at Allumbaugh and Barrister.
The Franklin Road Park & Ride lot (United Oil) is closed. Passengers will no longer be able to park at this location, and it is no longer a Route 43 stop. You are urged to use on-street parking on Chicago between 11th and 12th (south side), or on Chicago between 12th and 13th (north side). Route 43 riders can now catch the bus at Chicago and 12th.
Valley Regional Transit has temporarily suspended service on this route due to the COVID-19 crisis and low ridership.
Beginning Friday, March 27, this route will operate on an hourly schedule.
Beginning Friday, March 27, Route 10 will operate hourly except between 6-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m., when service will be every 30 minutes.
Beginning Friday, March 27, Route 9 will operate every 15 minutes all day.
Beginning Friday, March 27, Route 40 will only make three morning runs, departing Nampa at 5:45 a.m., 6: a.m. and 6:15 a.m., and three afternoon runs at 2:45 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 3:15 p.m.
Beginning Friday, March 27, Route 43 will only make the 6:15 a.m. run and the 4:40 p.m. run.
Beginning Friday, March 27, Route 45 will only operate in the late afternoon/early evening, leaving the College of Western Idaho for three round trips at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
Beginning, Friday, March 27, this route will suspend operations due to the closure of the College of Western Idaho campus.
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VRT also offers many transportation options, including Boise GreenBike and several service alternatives for targeted populations.
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More information about VRT's partnership with ride-sharing Lyft for first-mile, last-mile access to some of our designated bus stops.
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Traffic, parking, gas and car maintenance costs are just a few of the frustrations that you deal with on your commute. But it does not have to be that way. Visit Rider's Education to learn more.
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From the Newsroom:
Information on local public transportation, GreenBike users regarding COVID-19
Valley Regional Transit (VRT) shares the community’s concerns about COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. Because the public relies on VRT for safe and clean transportation, we are following the suggestions of national, state and local health authorities closely.
Boiseans talk about public transportation needs
More bus service, especially on weekends. Later service. More frequent service. Those were the most prevalent requests made by those who testified February 11 during a public hearing on public transportation held by the Boise City Council.
ValleyRide is going electric!
Valley Regional Transit’s long commitment to using alternative fuel to power its ValleyRide bus fleet will be taking a new turn in early 2021 with the introduction of fully electric buses to its fleet.