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OUT OF SERVICE BUS STOPS

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Buses Resume Service to Normal Hospital Stop

Beginning Monday, August 20, routes 20, 31 and 41 will resume service to the regular bus stop at the Riverside University Health System Medical Center in Moreno Valley. See map for details.

Affected Routes: 20, 31, 41

Rt 8 | Delays and detours in Lake Elsinore

RTA’s Route 8 is experiencing delays and detours in Lake Elsinore due to the Holy Fire. Grand Avenue is closed between Lakeside High School and Ortega Highway, prompting detours to the route.

For updated information on all detours, contact the Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002. To receive alerts on your mobile device or computer through email, sign up to receive iAlerts.

Rt 11 | Bus Stop Relocated to Better Serve Social Security Office

Effective Sunday, June 17, the Route 11 counter-clockwise bus stop on Frederick Street near Resource Way in Moreno Valley will be moved roughly 400 feet north near Calle San Juan De Los Lagos to better accommodate customers travelling to the Social Security Office.

West Coast Thunder Bike Run to Prompt Bus Detours

Affected Routes: 10, 14, 19, 20, 22, 27 and 41

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, from approximately 9 a.m. till 1 p.m., bus routes that serve parts of Riverside, Mead Valley and Perris will experience temporary detours due to the West Coast Thunder Bike Run, which will affect travel on several area streets. Please note that RTA will also operate Sunday schedules during the holiday.

  • In Riverside, the event will affect the Casa Blanca neighborhood, including portions of Horace Street, and Arlington, Indiana, Brockton and Lincoln Avenues. Also affected are the Canyon Crest, Orangecrest and Woodcrest neighborhoods, including portions of Wood Road, Alessandro Boulevard,  Trautwein Road and Mission Grove Parkway.
  • In Mead Valley, those streets include Cajalco Road, Clark Street and Markham Street.
  • In Perris, portions of Perris Boulevard, Ramona Expressway and Evan Road will be affected.

Rt 200 | Stop Adjustment at SB Transit Center

CommuterLink Route 200 service to the San Bernardino Downtown Transit Center will be adjusted when the center closes during major holidays. On those days (listed below), Route 200 will stop on Rialto Avenue just outside the center.

Memorial Day: May 28
Independence Day: July 4
Labor Day: September 3
Thanksgiving Day: November 22
Christmas Day: December 25
New Year’s Day: January 1

New Mobility Hub Coming at the Promenade Temecula

RTA is proud to announce the creation of a new mobility hub at the Promenade Temecula. The project at the existing bus stop on Ring Road will increase the number of shelters and benches from one to three and add improved lighting and sidewalk upgrades. Construction will begin on May 13 and the new hub is expected to open by January 2019. During that time, buses will serve temporary stops near Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que (routes 55 and 79) and at the intersection of Ring Road and General Kearny Road (routes 202, 205, 206, 208 and 217). See map for details.

Rt 200 | To Stop Outside Metrolink Station

Effective May 13, CommuterLink Express Route 200’s Riverside-Downtown Metrolink Station stop will be moved from inside the station to outside the station at Bay F on Vine Street, and the La Sierra Metrolink Station stop will be moved from inside the station to outside the station on Indiana Ave. These changes are designed to reduce travel time while providing nearby access to rail connections and parking.

Car Show to Prompt Detours in Downtown Riverside

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 4 and all day Saturday, May 5, most routes that serve downtown Riverside will be detoured due to the annual Show and Go Car Show. Some bus stops on Market and Orange streets will be temporarily out of service during the event and car cruise. See map for detour.

Friday’s Magnolia Closure to Affect Eastbound Route 1 and RapidLink

On Friday, April 20, eastbound Route 1 and eastbound RapidLink Gold Line will follow a detour in Riverside due to the closure of Magnolia Avenue between Jackson and Monroe streets. The detour will be in effect from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Northbound service will not be affected.

Rt 79 | Detour in Old Town Temecula

From Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22, southbound Route 79 will follow a detour in Old Town Temecula near City Hall due to a special event. Normal service will resume Monday, April 23.

Tamale Festival to Prompt Detours in Downtown Riverside

On Friday, April 20, routes 1, 13 and 15 will be detoured in downtown Riverside beginning at 7 p.m. due to the Tamale Festival, which will close a portion of Market Street between 10th Street and University Avenue. The detour will be in effect through 10 p.m. Saturday, April 21.

Rt 11 | Temporary Detour

Due to heavy traffic near the March Air Force Base, the Route 11 will follow a detour this weekend that avoids portions of Elsworth Street, Cactus Avenue and Riverside Drive. The detour will be effective Saturday, April 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rt 217 | Northbound Travel Adjusted

Beginning Monday, March 12, all Route 217 weekday northbound trips will exit Rancho California Road instead of Winchester Road, and travel on Ynez Road to avoid traffic delays on Interstate 15. All afternoon and evening southbound trips will continue to use the same alternative routing with a stop at the intersection of Ynez Road and Motor Car Parkway. Schedules will not be affected.

Rts 20, 31, 41 | Hospital Bus Stop Relocated

The bus stop serving routes 20, 31 and 41 at the Riverside University Medical Center in Moreno Valley will be closed for construction from Monday, February 26 through Sunday, July 15. A temporary bus stop will be available during construction. See map for details.

Bus Shelters to Get Upgrades

This spring, the Riverside Transit Agency is pleased to announce the enhancement of 24 bus shelters in Eastvale, Hemet, Jurupa Valley, Lake Elsinore, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Norco, Perris, Riverside, Temecula, Wildomar and Winchester. From March through June, these shelters will remain in service while crews renovate them with a fresh new look. Please note that during construction, these stops will remain in service even though the shelters, bench and trash receptacles may be temporarily removed for up to three days.

Rt 22 | Southbound Schedule Adjusted

Beginning Monday, February 19, the Route 22 weekday southbound trip departing the University and Brockton timepoint at 2:10 p.m. will depart five minutes earlier at 2:05 p.m. for better on-time performance. See schedule for details.

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