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ValleyRide bus service enhancements approved

Posted at 4:56 AM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 06:56:44-04

TREASURE VALLEY — On Monday, September 23, the Valley Regional Transit (VRT) Board of Directors approved service enhancements to ValleyRide bus services in Boise that include extending service to the city of Eagle.

The service enhancements, to be implemented in spring 2020, include:

Weekdays

  • Adding 1.25 hours of 15-minute service on 9 State Street. Also, extending 9 State Street to Ballantyne Lane Park & Ride in Eagle for three rounds trips during each peak period on weekdays.
  • Maintaining 30-minute peak service on the 1 Harris Ranch via Parkcenter
  • Adding 30-minute service on the 2 Broadway until 9 p.m.

Saturday

  • Increase service on the 3 Vista, the 7A/B Fairview, and the 9 State Street to every 30 minutes all day until 9 p.m. Currently, the 3 Vista and the 9 State Street operate on 60-minute frequencies and make their last outbound trips at 5:45 p.m.

Valley Regional Transit staff, using information gathered from meetings and discussions with local cities and stakeholders, developed the ValleyRide service enhancements reviewed by the VRT Board.

Detailed information about the service changes is available online here.