GOVA Transit Update: Transit stops on Kingsway for Route 12 can't be accessed due to a raod closure. The #12 bus will travel up Bancroft, turn on Ferndale to double back to Bellevue and return downtown by Howey. Outbound will travel to Howey, turn on Bancroft up to Ferndale, back to Howey, then regular routing.
(Updated June 1, 2020, 7:09 a.m.)
GOVA Transit is installing clear plastic shields in the operator area of all buses as added protection from transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The installation is in addition to ongoing enhanced cleaning. Passengers must board and exit buses through the rear doors. Passengers who use a mobility device can use the front doors. Transit fares are temporarily waived. Routes and schedules have been modified in response to a decline in ridership during the pandemic.
As recommended by Public Health, use public transit only for necessary travel to work, medical appointments or to purchase essential supplies.
Starting Saturday, April 18, 2020, GOVA Transit will reduce frequency of service on most routes and suspend some routes until further notice.
Fares are temporarily waived to maintain physical distancing from bus operators.
Passengers must enter and exit buses through the rear doors except for accessibility purposes.
The Downtown Transit Hub at 9 Elm Street is temporarily closed. Buses continue to pick up and drop off passengers from the outside platforms. Passengers are encouraged to practice physical distancing at bus stops.
(Updated May 19, 2020, 3 p.m.)
Want to find out in real-time how long it will take your bus to arrive at your stop?
- Check out our MyBus App.
Every GOVA Transit bus has a GPS that allows you to track the location of buses travelling to your stop. This allows you to get you to the minute information on bus arrival times.
How to Use the MyBus App
Open the MyBus App on your computer, smart phone or tablet and type your four digit bus stop number into the search box. If you are at your bus stop, the number is displayed on the bus stop sign.
The MyBus App will display the number of minutes until the arrival of the next bus at your stop as well as your route number.
Don’t know your bus stop number?
- Go to MyBus and click on “Stops” to see a list of all bus stop numbers.
- You can also go to MyBus and click on Trip Planner. Google Maps will show where you have to walk to get to your nearest bus stop, which bus route to take, when the next bus will arrive at the stop and when you’ll get to where you want to go!
Please arrive at your bus stop at least five minutes before a scheduled pick-up time. It’s best to plan for unexpected delays while you’re walking.