News & Events

Media requests should be directed to:

Jacki Lenners
3773 N Kaspar Dr.
Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
Phone: 928-679-8933
Email: jlenners@mountainline.az.gov


February 8 Reduced Service for Weather Conditions

Due to current and predicted weather conditions, Mountain Line is making the following changes to service for the remainder of the day: The Customer Service desk is closed to the public. Customer Service is still available via phone at 928-779-6624. Effective at 2:15 p.m., Mountain Line is reducing service on several routes: Route 2: This…

2023-2024 MOUNTAIN EXPRESS SEASON KICKS OFF ON DECEMBER 26

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (December 20, 2023) – All riders will receive $10 Arizona Snowbowl voucher. This year’s Mountain Express transit service between downtown Flagstaff and Arizona Snowbowl kicks off on Dec. 26, featuring buses departing downtown about every 30 minutes and a free park-n-ride at Flagstaff High School. Mountain Express is a partnership between Arizona Snowbowl…

MOUNTAIN LINE TO REDUCE SERVICE ON ROUTES 2 AND 4

Flagstaff, AZ (November 15, 2023) – Effective Monday, November 20, Mountain Line is reducing services on Routes 2 and 4 due to ongoing staffing shortages. Routes 2 and 4 will continue to operate on a weekend schedule for frequency, but with the weekday span of service. This means that routes will start and end at…

MOUNTAIN LINE MAKES GETTING TO SCHOOL EASY, CONVENIENT, AND SAFE – RENEW FOR THE SPRING 2024 SEMESTER

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (December 20, 2023) – It’s officially back-to-school season, and with Mountain Line’s variety of student pass options, you can mark “transportation” off the school supply checklist. Mountain Line offers a safe and reliable transportation option for students to get to and from school and other activities. There are nine routes traversing Flagstaff, stopping…

MOUNTAIN LINE SECURES $16.3 MILLION FEDERAL GRANT FOR MAINTENANCE FACILITY

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (June 28, 2023) – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Monday that Mountain Line will receive $16.3 million through the Bus and Bus Facilities Grant to build a new maintenance facility. Mountain Line’s grant was one of 130 awards totaling nearly $1.7 billion from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for transit projects in…

Mountain Line officially breaks ground on new Downtown Connection Center

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (May 31, 2023) – In a ceremony attended by local, state, and federal officials, Mountain Line officially broke ground on its new Downtown Connection Center facility on May 31. Located at the site of Mountain Line’s current Downtown Connection Center on Phoenix Ave., the new facility will provide necessities, including restrooms, customer service,…

MOUNTAIN LINE ROLLS OUT SERVICE CHANGES AND NEW RIDE GUIDE ON JAN. 16

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (January 12, 2023) – Mountain Line is rolling out a new Ride Guide on Monday, January 16 and reinstating full service on all routes. Highlights include: Routes 2 and 4 will return to full weekday service hours. BASIS Flagstaff families and riders who use the Route 2 deviations should note that the times…

Ride Mountain Line FREE to the Coconino County Fair

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (September 1, 2021) – The 2021 Coconino County Fair is September 3-6 and Mountain Line is again partnering with Coconino County Parks & Recreation to offer free transportation to fairgoers. This partnership allows fairgoers to save the $5 parking fee and enjoy a convenient, comfortable, hassle-free way to travel to one of the…

Mountain Line launches “See Say Now” app to enhance safety

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (December 9, 2020) – Mountain Line launched the new “See Say Now” app on Wednesday, December 9 to give riders and staff an easy-to-use resource for reporting security concerns and safety hazards onboard Mountain Line vehicles and at stops and connection centers. Designed by ELERTS, the See Say Now app provides a direct…

Mountain Line Requires Face Coverings on All Vehicles and At All Facilities

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (June 19, 2020) – On June 17 the Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) Board of Directors voted to require all Mountain Line bus and paratransit riders to wear face coverings while on vehicles and at stops and connection centers. Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans also issued an Emergency Declaration on June 18…

Mountain Line to Resume Fare Collection and Front Door Boarding on Oct 21

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (October 19, 2020) – Mountain Line will resume fare collection and front door boarding on all fixed route and paratransit vehicles on October 21, 2020. Due to COVID-19, Mountain Line halted fare collection on March 21 and asked riders to board through the rear door. With the implementation of new safety measures, these…

Mountain Line Announces Extension to Reduced Weekday Service Through Summer

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (July 1, 2022) – MOUNTAIN LINE EXTENDING REDUCED WEEKDAY SERVICE THROUGH SUMMER Contact: Jacki Lenners 928.679.8933 or jlenners@mountainline.az.gov Due to ongoing and unprecedented staffing shortages, Mountain Line is continuing the weekday service reduction through the summer. All Mountain Line routes will operate on a weekend schedule for frequency, but with the weekday span…

Mountain Line Partners with Flagstaff Family Food Center on Deliveries

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (May 6, 2020) – Beginning this week, Mountain Line is partnering with the Flagstaff Family Food Center (FFFC) to deliver food to vulnerable and homebound residents. Due to decreased demand for paratransit trips, Mountain Line has paratransit vehicles available to help fill FFFC’s increased demand for food delivery. In this new partnership, Mountain…

Mountain Line to Continue Service Reductions and Precautions

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (April 30, 2020) – Mountain Line will continue operating with the service reductions and precautions introduced on March 21 for the foreseeable future. Gov. Doug Ducey issued an amended Executive Order (2020-33) on April 29, extending some of the restrictions from the original order through May 15, 2020. Due to this extension and…

Mountain Line Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (April 22, 2020) – On April 21, 2020, Mountain Line received confirmation of a positive test result of COVID-19 for an employee who last worked on April 18, 2020. Based on guidance from Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS), individuals who rode a Mountain Line the bus between April 1-18 should watch…

NAIPTA Board Names Heather Dalmolin Permanent CEO

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (August 21, 2020) – The Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) Board of Directors named Heather Dalmolin the permanent CEO and General Manager of Mountain Line at a meeting on August 19. Dalmolin has served in an interim capacity since March and previously served as Mountain Line’s Administrative Director, overseeing Budget, Finance,…

Route 10 To Detour Around McConnell Rd. Construction

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (April 8, 2020) – Starting April 13, 2020, Mountain Line’s Route 10 will detour to Milton Rd. due to the Arizona Department of Transportation’s (ADOT) closure of McConnell Dr. at the Interstate 17 on-ramp. The transit detour is anticipated to last through August 17, 2020 and the following Route 10 stops will be…

Mountain Line Revised Schedules and Policies for Pandemic Response

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (March 27, 2020) – Based on the City of Flagstaff’s Proclamation of the Mayor issued on March 16 and updated on March 26, Mountain Line is implementing reduced service levels and several revised policies and procedures, effective indefinitely. Public transit remains a critical lifeline during crisis events, connecting workers to the jobs that…

Mountain Line Receives Grant to Combat Human Trafficking

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (February 4, 2020) – Mountain Line was one of 24 organizations across the country to receive grant funding through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Human Trafficking Awareness and Public Safety Initiative. The grant funding is for projects to help prevent human trafficking and other crimes on public transportation. Mountain Line received more than…

NAIPTA Board Names Interim CEO And General Manager

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (February 19, 2020) – The Northern Arizona Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (NAIPTA) Board of Directors named Heather Dalmolin the Interim CEO and General Manager of Mountain Line at a meeting today. Current CEO and General Manager Erika Mazza announced that she was stepping down from the position earlier this month. Dalmolin currently serves…