Summit Stage increases bus service in Summit, Lake and Park counties
DILLON — The Summit Stage will begin expanding limited bus services throughout Summit and the surrounding area next week.
On Monday, the free bus service will increase service levels along fixed travel corridors in Summit County, along with commuter routes in Lake and Park counties. The Lake County Commuter Route between Leadville and Frisco will include departures from Leadville at 7 a.m. and 1 p.m., and from Frisco at 12 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. The Park County Commuter Route between Fairplay and Breckenridge will include departures from Fairplay at 6:43 a.m. and 12:43 p.m., and from Breckenridge at 12 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
Modified service remains in place between Summit County corridors, including hourly service on the Frisco-Breckenridge-Boreas Pass route, the Frisco-Silverthorne-Dillon-Keystone route, and the Silverthorne-Wildernest route.
The Mountain Mobility complementary paratransit service also remains open as an application-based service with full operations daily between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. Travel should be scheduled at least a day in advance by calling 970-389-1041.
Support Local Journalism
In order to maintain appropriate social distancing measures, only 10 passengers are allowed on a bus at a time. Additionally, drivers and passenger over two years old will be required to wear face coverings, selected seats will be closed and passengers will be asked to enter through the rear door.
“We hope enhancing and restoring service to select travel corridors both within and outside of Summit County alleviates some of the challenges for our ridership community,” said Geoff Guthrie, Summit Stage transit operations manager. “We also appreciate everyone’s vigilance in respecting the public health safety measures aimed at keeping drivers and riders as safe as possible.”
Support Local Journalism
As a Summit Daily News reader, you make our work possible.
Now more than ever, your financial support is critical to help us keep our communities informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having on our residents and businesses. Every contribution, no matter the size, will make a difference.
Your donation will be used exclusively to support quality, local journalism.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User