BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meeting Agenda – August 21, 2017

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Barstow City Council Chambers, 220 East Mountain View Street, Barstow, CA 92311. The VVTA Board Meeting Packet and Agenda is available for download via the links in PDF format.

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New VVTA Route 42 begins service Sunday with free rides

 

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Hesperia, Calif. (August 11, 2017) – The new Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Route 42 begins daily bus service between north Apple Valley and Victorville on Sunday, August 13. To introduce the new hourly service and encourage new ridership, the public may ride the route for free through Sunday, August 20.

Barstow Walmart bus stop permanently relocates

Effective immediately, the VVTA bus stop (30139) at Barstow Walmart has been permanently relocated approximately 500 feet north of its original location on Montara Road. The new bus stop is now north of the Armory Road intersection and will feature a temporary bus stop sign until new construction is completed. The bus stop relocation affects VVTA Route 1 and NTC Commuter Routes 101A, 102A, 106A, 101B, 104B and 105B passengers.

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Victor Valley College bus stop order realigns Sunday, August 13

VVTA will modify the bus stop lineup order at Victor Valley College Upper Campus Transfer Point on Jacaranda Avenue. The realignment takes effect Sunday, August 13, 2017 and coincides with the launch of VVTA Route 42 on the same day. Heading northbound on Jacaranda Avenue, the stop lineup will be as follows: 42/45X, 45 Victorville, 55, 45 Hesperia, and 43/53.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting Agenda – August 2, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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Invitation For Bid (IFB) 2017-11: Cradle Point WiFi Devices for New ITS System

  • PUBLISHED DATE: July 25, 2017
  • PURPOSE: Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) is seeking bids from responsible and responsive Vendors who can provide Cradle Point WIFI Devices needed to operate VVTA’s newly awarded Intelligent Transportation System (ITS.) The award of the bid will be to the Bidder whose overall price for the products and services requested is the lowest. The period of performance for this installation and maintenance of the system shall be for three (3) years with two (2) optional 1-year extensions.
  • BID DUE DATE / REQUIREMENTS: Sealed bids must be received by 3:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Thursday, August 31, 2017. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and the bid amounts will be read aloud to all who are present.
  • PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING & QUESTIONS: There will not be a pre-bid meeting/job walk for this solicitation, however, the last day for questions is on Friday, August 11, 2017, by 5:00 PM. Bidders are requested to submit written questions to the Procurement Manager, identified above, in writing. Responses shall be shared with all prospective bidders by written addenda only.

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VVTA empowers passengers with ‘VVTA Watch’ mobile safety app

 

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Hesperia, Calif. (July 19, 2017) – Victor Valley Transit Authority today launched VVTA Watch, the mobile safety app that empowers passengers to immediately report safety or security concerns, using their mobile phones or tablets.

Route 1 & 2 detour during Barstow College construction

Effectively immediately, the Barstow College bus stop will not be served due to construction. Alternatively, passengers may use the temporary Barstow Road stop located at the south driveway to the college. Pending completion of construction, regular service will be restored Wednesday, July 19, 2017. During the detour, passengers requiring transfers between VVTA Route 1 and Route 2 must transfer at the stops on Rimrock Road at Barstow Road.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meeting Agenda – July 17, 2017

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Victor Valley Transit Authority, Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, CA 92345. The VVTA Board Meeting Packet and Agenda is available for download via the links in PDF format.

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CORRECTION: Any Government-Issued ID is Accepted by VVTA

VVTA Direct Access (ADA) certified riders are NOT REQUIRED TO PRESENT a VVTA-ISSUED PHOTO ID to ride Direct Access. Any government-issued photo ID is sufficient and must presented to the driver along with the VVTA Direct Access Card. However, a VVTA-issued Photo ID can be used alone and replace the need to show 2 different forms of identification to the driver (photo & ADA card). Additionally, VVTA Photo IDs can be used for identification purposes wherever you go. Complimentary VVTA Photo IDs can be obtained during regular business hours (M-F 8:30 – 4:30), at VVTA Hesperia (17150 Smoke Tree Street) At VVTA Barstow (1612 State Street) you can have a photo taken and a VVTA Photo ID will be mailed. Regular Direct Access fares apply if you chose to schedule a ride to VVTA offices.

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VVTA Student ID does not replace VVC Ram Pass Photo ID Cards

VVTA will continue accepting Victor Valley College Summer 2017 Associated Student Body (ASB) and VVC Photo ID cards as bus passes on all VVTA Fixed and County Route buses through September 1, 2017. The VVTA Student ID does not and will not replace the VVC / Ram Pass ID cards. The VVTA Student Photo ID is a discount fare identification card available to verified students throughout VVTA’s service area. The VVTA Student Photo ID does not replace the VVC ASB and Photo ID pass cards, which is exclusive to VVC students.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting CANCELED – July 5, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345 HAS BEEN CANCELED. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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No regular VVTA services available Tuesday, July 4, Independence Day

In observance of the Independence Day holiday Tuesday, July 4, 2017, regularly scheduled VVTA services will not be available. VVTA offices will be closed. Regular VVTA services will resume Wednesday, July 5.

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Special Barstow 2017 Independence Day service available Tuesday, July 4th

VVTA will provide free Independence Day bus service in support of the 20th Annual Barstow Fireworks Spectacular at the Robert A. Sessions Sportspark. The special service will run on a limited schedule Tuesday, July 4, 2017. No other VVTA services will be provided.

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TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Meeting Agenda – June 7, 2017

The next Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 3:00 p.m., at VVTA Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, California 92345. The VVTA TAC Meeting Agenda is included here and also available as a PDF download.

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Barstow Direct Access 10-Ride Ticket sales to be discontinued July 1

Beginning September 1, 2017, sales of VVTA Direct Access Barstow 10-Ride Tickets will be discontinued and will not be accepted as fare after September 30, 2017. Alternatively, VVTA Direct Access Coupon Books may be purchased for $40 and contain coupons in increments of $2, $1, and $.50. Direct Access Coupon Books may be purchased by phone at 760-244-4000 or by mail or in person at VVTA Barstow Division at 1612 State Street, Barstow, CA 92311.

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Barstow Fixed Route 10-Ride Ticket sales to be discontinued July 1

Beginning July 1, 2017, sales of VVTA 10-Ride Tickets for Barstow Fixed and County Routes will be discontinued. Alternatively, VVTA Value Cards may be purchased in $5, $10, and $20 increments from the bus operator. VVTA 10-Ride Tickets will not be accepted as fare after September 30, 2017.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Meeting Agenda – June 19, 2017

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Board of Directors Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 19, 2017, 9:30 a.m., at Victor Valley Transit Authority, Board Room, 17150 Smoke Tree Street, Hesperia, CA 92345. The VVTA Board Meeting Packet and Agenda is available for download via the links in PDF format.

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Victor Valley College routes detour Friday, June 9

All VVTA routes serving Victor Valley College will be on detour Friday, June 9 due to the graduation ceremony. No VVC campus bus stops will be served during this time. Alternatively, passengers may use the temporary bus stops available on Francesca Road west of Spring Valley Lake Road.

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Route 45 Victorville returns to regular route June 7; long-term construction detour continues June 30 through July 10

VVTA Route 45 in Victorville temporarily returns to regular route beginning Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The route will again return to its long-term construction detour Friday, June 30 and will not serve bus stops on Nisqualli Road and Hesperia Road. During the detour, passengers may access various marked bus stops along the detour route. Following its construction detour, route 45 is expected to return to regular route again on Monday, July 10.

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