Too Much Snow?
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.)
Wait at a cleared area close to your bus stop, such as a driveway or crosswalk, if your stop is obstructed by snow.
Signal as the bus approaches to help the operator prepare to stop. Drivers will stop at clearings close to your stop to help you exit.
GOVA Transit services 1,015 bus stops and 110 bus shelters. Snow is cleared to provide access to most bus shelters within one or two days following the end of a storm. Snow is generally not cleared to provide access to most bus stops without shelters.