Mountain Line Service Changes Go into Effect on August 4
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (July 31, 2019) – Mountain Line is implementing service changes effective August 4, 2019 to improve efficiency and expand service. These include:
The morning and afternoon deviations to Gemini Rd. (BASIS) will be consolidated to better coincide with school timing and improve on-time performance. The following deviations will remain in place:
- Downtown-bound buses (Stop 23a): 7:07 a.m., 3:47 p.m.
- Flagstaff Mall-bound buses (Stop 6a): 7:14 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
A stop will be added at Route 66 and Country Club, between the existing Stops 15 and 16. This is a shared stop with Route 66.
Weekday evening service on Route 5 will extend by one hour. The last bus will depart the Downtown Connection Center at 9:15 p.m. and go out of service at Flagstaff Medical Center at 9:46 p.m.
The existing Route 7 will be split, creating a new Route 8. Route 7 details include:
- Starts and ends at the Downtown Connection Center and includes the existing Route 7 stops 10-32 (Butler/Huntington corridor and Sunnyside area).
- 20-minute weekday and 60-minute evening/weekend frequency
This is a new route that starts and ends at the Downtown Connection Center and includes the existing Route 7 Stops 1-9 (West Route 66 and Woodlands Village). Details include:
- 30-minute weekday and 60-minute evening/weekend frequency
- The current Route 7, Stop 2 at Barnes & Noble will move slightly to the west, near the intersection of W. Route 66 and Riordan Rd.
- The time point currently associated with Stop 4 at Route 66 and Ponderosa Pkwy. will move to Stop 3 at Route 66 and Switzer Canyon Dr. The actual timing of the route will not change.
- The time point currently associated with Stop 7 at Route 66 and Steves Blvd. will move to Stop 6 at Route 66 and Fourth St. The actual timing of the route will not change.
Visit www.mountainline.az.gov/servicechanges for full details on the service changes
NAIPTA is the transit agency in northern Arizona operating the Mountain Line, Mountain Lift and Mountain Link systems in Flagstaff. NAIPTA also coordinates services with Campus Shuttle Service at Northern Arizona University.