VVTA will modify the bus stop lineup order at the Victor Valley College (VVC) Transfer Point, the Victorville Transfer Point, and the Barstow Library Transfer Point. The realignment takes effect Sunday, October 1 and coincides with systemwide changes.
VVTA will adjust systemwide fares October 1, 2017, which will align Victor Valley and Barstow fare structures, simplifying passenger travel between both areas. The adjustment will reduce the fare on some services, whereas on other services it may rise. While other transit agencies produce fare increases every two years, VVTA strives for consistency and has not adjusted fares in 10 years. VVTA remains the best value for its level of service, featuring some of the lowest fares in Southern California.
Due to the Labor Day holiday, there will be no Victor Valley Transit Authority services available Monday, September 4, 2017. This includes VVTA transit, administration, customer service, operations, and routing and scheduling services.
Due to road construction, VVTA Route 22 will be on detour until Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Regular service to bus stops on Stoddard Wells Road, Dante Street, and Emerson Street will only be available by request. To schedule a pick up or drop off, call VVTA Routing & Scheduling at 760-948-4021 at least two hours in advance. Route 22 is scheduled to return to regular service Thursday, September 14.
Due to road construction, VVTA Route 22 will be on detour from Monday, August 21-30, 2017. Regular service to bus stops on Stoddard Wells Road, Dante Street, and Emerson Street will not be available. Service to these stops will be available by request only. To schedule a pick up or drop off, call VVTA Routing & Scheduling at 760-948-4021 at least two hours in advance. Route 22 is scheduled to return to regular service Thursday, August 31.
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.
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.
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.
Due to a landscape improvement project, Victorville Transportation Center parking access will be limited from Thursday, May 18 through June 2017. Additional parking will be available east of the Greyhound building at the Amtrak parking lot. This will not affect VVTA transportation services.
Beginning Monday, April 10, 2017, due to construction and until further notice, VVTA Route 22 will only serve the Victorville Transportation Center upon request. Please call (760) 948-3030 to request to be picked up at the Transportation center at least 30 minutes in advance. If you are on the bus, you may make the request to the operator.
Passengers using VVTA-issued Veteran, Senior, Disabled, Medicare, Student, and Direct Access discount ID cards will require replacement by the newly-designed VVTA Photo ID Cards, beginning Saturday, July 1, 2017. The old VVTA ID cards will become obsolete at that time.
VVTA will require valid photo identification for all passengers requesting discount fare, beginning Saturday, July 1, 2017. VVTA passenger ID cards that do not feature photo identification will become obsolete at that time. Valid government- or school-issued photo IDs will continue to be accepted for discount fare. Excludes VVC Ram Pass.
Victor Valley Transit Authority will require new photo identification cards for all passengers using discount passes, including Veteran, Senior, Disabled, Medicare, Student, and Direct Access, beginning Saturday, July 1, 2017. Current passenger ID cards will become obsolete at that time. Current discount pass holders may begin replacing their existing IDs on Monday, April 3, 2017. There is no replacement charge for upgrading to a new photo ID card. Passengers may begin the replacement process online at VVTA.org/pass or via email at Info@VVTA.org.
Due to the holidays, VVTA will not operate any services on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25, and New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1. VVTA will operate its regular Saturday service schedule on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
Due to the Victorville Christmas Parade, VVTA Routes 22, 41, and 55 will detour on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from beginning of service to 1 p.m. During this time, the following bus stops will not be serviced: stops on 7th Street between B Street and La Paz Drive; the stop on Valley Center Drive at La Paz Drive; the Route 55 stop at La Paz Drive at Seneca Road.
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.
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.
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.