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Mountain Line Service Expansions August 2016

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Mountain Line Service Expansions August 2016



Press Release

Date:          Thursday August 4, 2016
Maria Smith, Marketing Officer
Phone:      (304) 296-3680 

Mountain Line Service Expansions


Morgantown, WV- Mountain Line Transit Authority is announcing service changes beginning Monday August 8th, 2016.    

            Routes affected will include Rt 3 Green Line, Rt 6 Red Line, Rt 9 Purple Line, Rt 15 Grafton Road, Rt 38 Blue & Gold, Rt 39 Beechurst Express. 

            Green Line – This route will begin servicing Mylan Park, increasing frequency through Westover and to the Morgantown Mall.  This is a levy funded service expansion that will run Monday through Sunday and includes new, evening service.

            Red Line – The Red Line will expand service in Star City, including service to Riverside Commons. 

            Purple Line – New service will operate Sunday 11:00 am through 10:00 pm on Sundays, providing connections with the Green Line to Mylan as well as Sunday service through Westover, Downtown, the Evansdale Campus and Suncrest Town Centre. This is a levy funded service expansion.

            Grafton Road – In order to simplify the Green Line schedule, all southbound Green Line trips to the Mountaineer Mall will now be serviced by the Grafton Road route.

            Blue & Gold – This route will now run from noon until 9:00 pm on Sundays.  The Blue & Gold route combined with the Green Line will provide Sunday service through downtown, Westover, Morgantown Mall and a Westover Terminal connection to Mylan Park.

            Beechurst Express – This Express route will travel the reverse of the Blue & Gold route Monday through Friday during WVU Fall and Spring semesters during select, peak ridership times between 8:10 AM and  5:50 PM. This route will service Towers, Evansdale Library, CAC, Beechurst, Life Sciences, Stewart St, University & Overhill, North Street and the Law School.

            For information on all Mountain Line bus routes, schedules, and proposed changes, visit WWW.BUSRIDE.ORG.

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