Homecoming means some changes in RTS service Friday

Published: November 8 2012

Category:InsideUF, Top Stories

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This Friday, RTS will provide reduced service on City Fixed Routes 1, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 34, 35, 36 and 43.

An “R” on RTS Route Schedules indicates buses that run whenever RTS reduces service on a route. There will be no service on City Fixed Routes 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 38, 39, 46, 62 and 76. There are no changes in service on the remaining City Fixed Routes. Routes 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 15, 24, 25 and 75 will follow their regular Fall 2012 schedule. There will be regular ADA service.

Also on Friday, Campus Shuttle Routes 117 (Park-N-Ride 2), 118 (Park-N-Ride 1), 120 (West Circulator/Frat Row), Route 122 (UF North/South Circulator), 125 (Lakeside), 126 (UF East/West Circulator) and 127 (East Circulator/Sorority Row) will operate on a reduced service schedule. There will be no service on Route 121 (Commuter Lot) and Route 119 (Family Housing) will follow its regular fall 2012 service.

During the Gator Homecoming Parade on Friday, RTS will have route changes beginning at 10 a.m. and lasting until the parade route is reopened to regular traffic. Historically, this has been around 2 p.m. There will be route changes on City Fixed Routes 1, 5, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 25, 34, 43, 118, 119, 120, 122, 125 and 127. There are no detours in service during the parade on the remaining City Fixed Routes.

On Saturday, all City Fixed and Campus Shuttle Routes will follow their regular, Saturday schedule. Gator Aider service will be available for Gator Growl on Friday, November 9 from the Oaks Mall only, with normal football game shuttle service on Saturday, beginning at 9:15 a.m.

For additional details on the Homecoming reduced service schedule, parade route modifications and general schedule information, visit the RTS Web site at www.go-rts.com or call 352-334-2600.

For additional information on campus transportation and parking, please visit www.parking.ufl.edu or call (352) 392-7275.

Category:InsideUF, Top Stories