Effective January 1, 2018, VVTA will discontinue sales of the MEGA Pass Senior/Disabled/Medicare (SDM). This update, which was announced in September, will attain compliance with NTC Commuter fare structure. Existing MEGA SDM Passes will continue to be accepted as fare until March 1, 2018. Thereafter, the pass will become obsolete.
Regular VVTA Route 15 service between San Bernardino and Victorville has been suspended for the day due to fires, which has caused closures and major traffic delays on the I-15 and I-215 through the Cajon Pass.
VVTA 15 northbound from San Bernardino Transit Center will depart its 6:18 pm schedule, serving as a passenger shuttle to Victorville and also serving all Fontana stops. Arrival time in Victorville is unknown due to traffic conditions.
Due to the holidays, VVTA will not provide service Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 23, Christmas Day on Monday, December 25, and New Year’s Day on Monday, January 1. VVTA will operate its regular Sunday service schedule on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
Due to the Victorville Veterans Day Parade, VVTA Routes 22 and 41 will detour in Victorville from start of service to noon on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The routes will not serve bus stops on 7th Street between D Street and Mojave Drive.
All VVTA bus stops at Victor Valley College (VVC) will not be served between 8:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., October 19, 2017, due to campus participation in the Great California Shakeout earthquake drill. During this time, passengers should use the temporary bus stop on Francesca Road west of Spring Valley Parkway, which will serve routes 42, 43, 50, 50X, 53, and 55. At 1:16 p.m., all VVC bus stops will return to regular service.
VVTA Route 1 will detour Saturday, October 14, 2017, due to the Main Street USA Car Show in Barstow. During this time, seven bus stops will not be served, which include the stops on Main Street between 1st Avenue and Barstow Road, 1st Avenue, Hutchinson Street, or 2nd Street.
Beginning October 1, 2017, the new Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA) Route 28 and Route 29 will operate as VVTA County Routes, featuring route deviation and flag down bus stop service within the unincorporated county area. County Route Fare is required for passengers boarding within the unincorporated county area.
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.
Beginning Tuesday, September 26, VVTA NTC Commuter routes will begin serving Cactus Corner Child Development Center and the new Weed Army Community Hospital at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin.
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.
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.
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.
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.