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Please be advised that Routes 31 and 35 will be combined on January 8 to create a new Route 31. The new Route 31 is designed to provide more direct weekday service between Hemet, San Jacinto and Moreno Valley without the need to transfer. The new Route 31 will continue to operate on weekends between Sun Lakes Village in Banning and Hemet Valley Mall with improved connections with Route 27 at the mall. Route and schedule details are inside the new Ride Guide and at RiversideTransit.com.
Due to road construction in Riverside, Route 14 will follow a detour from Wedneday, December 28 through Friday, December 30. During the detour, Route 14 will use portions of Spruce Street and Chicago and Columbia avenues to avoid the construction on Iowa Avenue. The route will resume its normal routing on Saturday, December 31.
Some RTA buses will be on temporary detours this weekend in Hemet, Lake Elsinore, Murrieta and Temecula due to holiday events.
TEMECULA: Buses will detour away from Jefferson Avenue and Old Town Temecula between Overland Drive and Santiago Road between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. due to the City of Temecula’s Electric Light Parade. Affected routes are 24 and 79.
HEMET: Buses will detour away from Florida Avenue between Gilbert and Kirby streets between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. due to the City of Hemet’s Christmas Parade. Affected routes include 27, 31, 32, 42, 74 and 79.
LAKE ELSINORE: Buses will detour away from Main Street between Heald Avenue and Lakeshore Drive between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. due to the City of Lake Elsinore’s Winter Wonderland event. Affected route is Route 8.
MURRIETA: Buses will detour away from the Murrieta Senior Center on Juniper Street between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. due to the Holiday Hometown Parade. Affected route is Route 23.
TEMECULA: Buses will detour away from Main Street Town Square due to ongoing holiday festivities in Old Town near City Hall through Friday, January 6. Affected route is Route 79.
Several RTA bus routes will be detoured on Friday, November 25 due to the annual Festival of Lights ceremony in downtown Riverside. Mission Inn and University avenues will be closed from 6 a.m. till midnight, prompting detours for routes 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 22, 54, 204, 208, 210/220, 212, 215, 216. The following three stops will not be served during the day-long detour of those routes: University and Market, University and Lemon, and Orange and Tenth.
RTA salutes all veterans who served our country with honor and distinction. On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, buses will operate regular service.
For detailed route and schedule information contact the Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002.
Beginning Sunday, November 13, RTA will open new bus stops in downtown Riverside. The new stop on Brockton Avenue will be served by Route 14. The new stop on Lemon Street will be served by routes 10, 12, 13, 54, 208, 210, 212 and SunLine 220, and replace two nearby stops on the same street. At the same time, RTA will permanently close a bus stop at the intersection of Market and 14th streets due to the recently upgraded stops at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and 15th Street and Market and 12th streets, serving routes 1, 13, 15 and 50.
From Tuesday, November 1 through Thursday, November 3, the eastbound bus stop for routes 1, 13, 14 and 15 at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Sunnyside Drive is expected to temporarily close as crews perform upgrades. The stop is expected to reopen Friday, November 4. The nearest bus stop for eastbound buses is at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Elizabeth Street.
Two bus stops serving routes 1, 13 and 15 at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Terracina Drive are expected to remain temporarily closed through November 1 as crews perform upgrades. The stops are expected to reopen Wednesday, November 2. The nearest bus stops for eastbound and westbound buses are at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Larchwood Place.
From Monday, October 24 through Friday, October 28, two bus stops serving routes 1, 13 and 15 at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Terracina Drive are expected to temporarily close as crews perform upgrades. The stops are expected to reopen Saturday, October 29. The nearest bus stops for eastbound and westbound buses is at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Larchwood Place.
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