Route 127 will be detoured due to construction, beginning Tuesday, October 28. The route will head straight down SW12th Street to SW 8th Avenue (east) to SW 9th Street and resume its route. The bus stop located at La Mancha Apartments on 9th St. will be closed. Service can be found at Ivy House Apartments or Oxford Terrace Apartments. This detour is expected to last about one week, depending on weather conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience.
The intersection of SW 3rd Avenue and SW 12th Street will be closed for approximately 4-5 weeks for construction. Routes 1, 121, 127 and Later Gators will run the following detour:
Outbound: From SW 2nd Avenue take left onto SW 10th Street, then a right on SW 4th Avenue to SW 12th Street and resume route.
Inbound: Reverse of the above if applicable.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
To remain eligible for federal and state funding, RTS is required annually to submit a Program of Projects to the Federal Transit Administration and a budget application for capital and operating projects to the Florida DOT. Please see below for the 2014 project list.
We are expecting delays for the rest of February on Routes 16, 17 and 122 which travel SW 16th Avenue. There also may be delays on Routes 10, 43 and 76 which travel on NW 16/23rd Avenue. These delays are related to construction.
Be assured that we run all scheduled routes even though buses may not be shown on the Gator Locator system. Please call our Customer Service line at (352) 334-2600 to verify routes are running. We apologize for any inconvenience.
How To Ride
Whenever the National Weather Service issues a severe weather warning or watch for Alachua County and surrounding areas, RTS will provide regular city fixed route and campus shuttle service until sustained winds reach 39 mph. At that time RTS buses will finish their current run and service will be suspended for the duration of the emergency. RTS will suspend service for complementary Paratransit Service when sustained winds reach 35 mph.
For weather emergency related information, contact Alachua County Emergency Services at 3-1-1 or Rumor Control at 352-264-6557, or visit www.alachua-em.org.