Votran Service Changes

Votran users should be on alert for many changes in services during Biketoberfest.

In response to anticipated traffic congestion during Biketoberfest Thursday, Oct. 14, to Sunday, Oct. 17, some Votran routes have been changed.

Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and route detours. The detours will be activated as of 11 a.m. each day until buses end for the night the weekend of Oct. 15-17. Additional detours may be activated as needed due to traffic conditions.

The following route changes will be in effect:

Daytime routes

•A shuttle bus will operate along State Road A1A between University Avenue and Silver Beach Avenue and to the Transfer Plaza. Passengers can make connection with Routes 1, 18 and 19 at University Avenue and State Road A1A, and with Route 17A/B at Silver Beach Avenue and State Road A1A or at the Transfer Plaza. The shuttle bus will not enter the Intermodal Transit Facility (ITF.)

•Routes 1, 8, 18 and 19

Buses will be unable to use the ITF. Passengers should wait on State Road A1A for the shuttle bus to make connections. Route 8 will stay on Halifax Avenue.

•Route 1

Outbound: Left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on US 1, right on Mason Avenue, left on Halifax Avenue, right on University Avenue, left on State Road A1A to regular routing. There will be no service to the ITF.

Inbound: No Service in the ITF. From State Road A1A, right on Seabreeze Boulevard, left on US 1, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to the Transfer Plaza. Passengers needing State Road A1A can board the shuttle bus at State Road A1A and Seabreeze Boulevard.

•Route 8

Outbound: Right on Palmetto Avenue, left on Orange Avenue, left on Peninsula Drive, left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on Halifax Avenue to regular routing. No Service in the ITF; the bus will stay on Halifax Avenue.

Inbound: No Service in the ITF, the bus will stay on Halifax Avenue. From Halifax Avenue, left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on Peninsula Drive, right on Orange Avenue, right on Palmetto Avenue to the Transfer Plaza.

•Route 11A/B

Outbound (11A/B): Left on Palmetto Avenue, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on US 1, right on Fairview Avenue, left on Beach Street.

Outbound (11A): From International Speedway Boulevard, right on Williamson Boulevard to regular routing. Route 11A will not serve Thames, Fentress, or the Flea Market. Passengers going west of Williamson should use Route 60.

Inbound (11A/B): From Beach Street, right on Fairview Avenue, left on US 1, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right into the Transfer Plaza.

•Route 17A/B

Outbound Right on Palmetto Avenue, left on Orange Avenue, right on State Road A1A.

Inbound: From State Road A1A, left on Silver Beach Avenue, right on Palmetto Avenue to the Transfer Plaza.

•Route 18

Inbound: From State Road A1A, right on Seabreeze Boulevard, left on US 1, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to the Transfer Plaza. No service to the ITF. Passengers can board the shuttle bus at Seabreeze Boulevard and State Road A1A to travel further on A1A.

•Route 19

Outbound: Left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on US 1, right on Mason Avenue, left on Halifax Avenue, right on University Avenue, left on State Road A1A. No service to the ITF. Passengers needing to travel between the Transfer Plaza and University Avenue and State Road A1A should use the shuttle bus.

Night and Sunday Service

Night and Sunday Service will start and end at the Transfer Plaza and will not go into the ITF.

•A shuttle bus will operate along State Road A1A between University Avenue and Silver Beach Avenue and to the Transfer Plaza. Passengers can make connection with Route 1 at University Avenue and State Road A1A and with Route 17 at Silver Beach Avenue and State Road A1A or at the Transfer Plaza. The shuttle bus will not enter the ITF.

•Route 1

Outbound: Left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on US 1, right on Mason Avenue, left on Halifax Avenue, right on University Avenue, left on State Road A1A to regular routing. No Service in the ITF. The route will end at Vining Court and Granada Boulevard. The bus will not travel over the Granada Bridge; passengers should make connections with Route 3 at the Transfer Plaza.

Inbound: From A1A, right on Seabreeze Boulevard, left on US 1, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to the Transfer Plaza. No service to the ITF.

•Route 3

Outbound: Left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on US 1.

Inbound: Reverse routing.

•Route 4

Outbound: Left on Palmetto Avenue, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, left on US 1.

Inbound: Reverse routing.

•Route 10N

Outbound: Left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on US 1, left on Fairview Avenue.

Inbound: Reverse routing.

•Route 10S

Outbound: Left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to regular routing.

Inbound: The bus will continue on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to the Transfer Plaza.

•Route 15

Outbound: Right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on Palmetto Avenue, right on Orange Avenue to regular routing.

Inbound: From Orange Avenue, left on Palmetto Avenue to the Transfer Plaza.

•Route 17N

Outbound: Right on Palmetto Avenue, left on Orange Avenue, Right on State Road A1A to regular routing. The bus will end at Raymond and South Atlantic. There will be no service over the Dunlawton Bridge; passengers should make connections with Route 4 at the Transfer Plaza.

Inbound: From State Road A1A, left on Silver Beach Avenue, right on Palmetto Avenue to Transfer Plaza.

Votran riders are encouraged to plan trips in advance. For more information, visit votran.org

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