VVTA services not available on Thanksgiving Holiday, Thursday, November 24, 2016

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, VVTA services will not be available Thursday, November 24, 2016. This includes Barstow and Victor Valley transit services and administration offices, customer service, and routing and scheduling. VVTA transit services and routing and scheduling will be available Friday, November 25, but the administration offices will be closed, reopening Monday, November 28.

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Route 1 will serve Excelsior hourly one direction only; call-in requests are discontinued

Effective immediately, VVTA Route 1 weekday schedule will only provide hourly service to the State Street bus stop near Excelsior Charter School at 11 minutes after the hour, during the outbound trip to Barstow College. The stop is not served on the inbound trip to the Barstow Library. State Street deviation requests are no longer available for the State Street stop.

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Route 22, 41 detour on 7th Street in Victorville for Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 11

VVTA Route 22 and 41 in Victorville will detour 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Friday, November 11, 2016 due to the Veterans Day Parade. During this time, five bus stops will not be serviced on 7th Street between B Street and Mojave Drive.

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Route 1, 2, 15 detour Saturday, October 29 for Barstow Mardi Gras Parade

VVTA Routes 1, 2, and 15 will detour Saturday, October 29 in Barstow due to the Mardi Gras Parade. The detour will affect bus stops on Barstow Road between Main Street and Mountain Avenue, Williams Street between Barstow Road and 1st Avenue, and Main Street between 1st Street and Coolwater Lane. Bus stops within this area will not be serviced.

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Route 1 Barstow begins hourly weekday service to Excelsior on State Street Monday, October 31

Beginning Monday, October 31, the VVTA Route 1 weekday schedule will begin hourly service to the State Street bus stop near Excelsior Charter School at 11 minutes after the hour.

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VVTA launches new Route 24 Oak Hills bus route Monday

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Hesperia, Calif. (October 20, 2016) – Victor Valley Transit Authority begins new fixed route bus service to Oak Hills on Monday, October 24. VVTA Route 24 will become the first route to serve the unincorporated area Oak Hills and will connect residents to education opportunities as well as medical, social service, retail services, and entertainment venues.

VVTA to participate in the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill Thursday, October 20

VVTA will participate in the Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill Thursday, October 20, 2016. A one-minute service disruption will be experienced system wide at 10:20 a.m. Victor Valley College bus stops will not be serviced between 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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Barstow Routes 1, 3 on Main Street detour Saturday, October 15 because of Route 66 Festival

Victor Valley Transit Authority Barstow Routes 1 and 3 on Main Street between Barstow Road and First Street will be on detour Saturday, October 15, 2016, due to the Barstow Route 66 Festival.

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VVTA routes near Amargosa Road, Bear Valley Road to detour beginning Monday, October 10

Victor Valley Transit Authority routes that use the intersection at Bear Valley Road and Mariposa Road in Victorville will be on a long term road construction detour beginning Monday, October 3, 2016. VVTA Route 21 heading to the Mall of Victor Valley and Route 53 will be on detour until scheduled project completion in November. During this time, NTC Commuter Routes 101B-2, 102B, 103B, 104A, 107A, and 107B may also detour, depending on construction times.

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Route 21 Phelan Phun Days Parade detour Saturday, October 8

Due to the Phelan Phun Days Parade, Victor Valley Transit Authority’s Route 21 will detour on Phelan Road between Johnson Road and Sheep Creek Road from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday, October 8, 2016. During this time, two bus stops will not be serviced.

Signage will be posted at the following stops, which will not be serviced: the stop (63063) on westbound Phelan Road at Johnson Road; the stop (63065) on eastbound Phelan Road at Sierra Vista Road.

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New VVTA Direct Access Coupons now in use

Effective immediately, VVTA will begin distribution and use of the newly-designed VVTA Direct Access Coupon. The new design features easier-to-read text, crisp colors to denote coupon value, and advanced security features to address counterfeiting. The previous version of the Direct Access Coupon will continue to be accepted as fare.

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Apple Valley bus routes to detour Saturday, October 1 due to Happy Trails Parade

Due to the Happy Trails Parade in Apple Valley, VVTA Routes 23, 40, 41, 43 and 47 will detour from Outer Highway 18 between Central Avenue and Pawnee Road from 6 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Saturday, October 1, 2016. During this time, four bus stops will not be serviced.
These bus stops include: the stop at Apple Valley Post Office (Stop No. 20000), serving Routes 23, 40, 41, 43 and 47; the stop on Central Road at Shawnee Road (Stop No. 20088), serving Routes 23 and 43; the stop on Outer Highway 18 North at Navajo Road (Stop No. 20129), serving Routes 41 and 47; the stop on Powhatan Road at Navajo Road (Stop No. 20153), serving Routes 40, 41 and 47.

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VVTA Route 32, 200 Victorville detour near Civic Drive on Friday, Sept. 30, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

On Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1, 2016, Victor Valley Transit Authority Route 32 and 200 will detour in Victorville on Civic Drive between Ramona Avenue and Seneca Road because of the City of Victorville Fall Festival. 
Three bus stops will not be serviced during this time. This includes the stop on Civic Drive northbound at Sage Street (Stop No. 50142) that services Route 32 and 200; Stop on Civic Drive southbound at Seneca Road (Stop No. 50143) that services Route 32; the stop on Seneca Road westbound at Park Avenue (Stop No. 50299) that services Route 32.

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VVTA Route 53 Amargosa Road, Desert Escape stops inaccessible Tuesday, Sept. 27 only

Effective today only, Tuesday September 27, 2016, VVTA Route 53 bus stops on Amargosa Road and Desert Escape are inaccessible due to a repaving project at the Lowe’s and Walmart shopping center. Passengers may access Route 53 service at the scheduled Mall of Victor Valley stop and at Bear Valley Road stops east of Interstate 15.

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Passenger Interviews Monday-Wednesday, September 26-28

As part of its Comprehensive Operational Analysis, VVTA is conducting in-person interviews with passengers from Monday, September 26 through Wednesday, September 28. Interviews will take place between noon and 3 p.m. at the dates and locations listed below. This effort will help refine transit services to better serve the High Desert community. Each interview takes just a few minutes to complete. All information is confidential.

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Hesperia Days Parade detours Route 44, 45, 46, 48 along Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 17

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., VVTA Routes 44, 45, 46, and 48 will be on detour along Main Street between C Avenue and Peach Avenue because of the Hesperia Days Parade. The following stops will not be serviced during this time:

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Route 1 State Street stop will be by request only beginning September 12

Beginning on Monday, September 12, the VVTA Route 1 weekday schedule will only service the State Street bus stop at Excelsior Charter School during at 7:11 a.m., 7:43 a.m., 1:11 p.m., and 1:43 p.m. All other weekday stops will be by request only. Passengers may call 760-256-0311 to schedule a pick up.

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Route 40 bus stop on Central Road at Ramona Road closed due to construction

Effective immediately, the VVTA Route 40 southbound bus stop on Central Road south of Ramona Road in Apple Valley is closed due to construction. VVTA Bus Stop 20087 on the east side of Central Road will be out of service until further notice. Alternatively, passengers may use the southbound stop (20078) on Central Road at Klickitat Avenue or the stop (20099) on Esaws Avenue at Central Road.

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Route 23 & 43 southbound stop on Central Road at Bear Valley Road returns to service

VVTA Bus Stop 20076 located on the west side of Central Road north of Bear Valley Road in Apple Valley returns to full service of southbound VVTA Route 23 and 43.

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VVTA services not available Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016

Due to the Labor Day national holiday, there will be no Victor Valley Transit Authority services available Monday, September 5, 2016. VVTA Barstow and Victor Valley transit, administration, and operations services will not be available. VVTA Customer Service and Routing and Scheduling services will also be closed.

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If you have any questions, please call VVTA Routing & Scheduling Department at (760) 948-3030 or first dial 711 for Telephone for the Deaf (TDD) service.

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