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The Route 13 bus stop at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Hulen Place near Path of Life Ministries in Riverside is temporarily closed as crews perform roadwork. The stop is expected to re-open mid-May. In the meantime, the closest stop is near the intersection of Chicago and Massachusetts avenues. See map for details.
The bus stop serving routes 20, 31 and 41 at the Riverside University Health System in Moreno Valley will be closed for construction from Wednesday, April 26 through Friday, April 28. Regular service will resume on Saturday, April 29. A temporary bus stop will be available during construction. See map for details.
This spring, the Riverside Transit Agency is pleased to announce the enhancement of 25 bus shelters in Lake Elsinore, Moreno Valley, Perris, Quail Valley, Riverside and Temecula. From March through May, these shelters will remain in service while crews renovate them with a fresh new look. Please note that 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.
• Arlington and Streeter avenues (both directions)
|Lake Elsinore||• Graham Avenue and Langsta Street
• Lakeshore Drive and Matich Street
• Mission Trail and Diamond Drive
• Lake Elsinore Senior Center
• Mission Trail and Malaga Road
|Temecula||• Ynez and Winchester roads|
|Quail Valley||• Palm and Newport drives|
|Perris||• Fourth and G streets|
Please be advised that the new Ride Guide, effective January 8, contains an error on the operating days for Route 54. The route will not operate on weekends, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The route will operate on the following county holidays: Martin Luther King Day, Lincoln’s Birthday, Washington’s Birthday, Cesar Chavez Day, Columbus Day and Veteran’s Day.
Effective Sunday, February 12, the Route 20 timepoint #9 bus stop at the intersection of Iris Avenue and Peninsula Court will be permanently relocated to the intersection of Iris Avenue and Lasselle Street. Special trips that operate only when school is in session will continue to use the Iris-Peninsula stop. See map for details.
Wondering when the next bus will arrive? Grab your phone or logon to your computer and go to www.RTABus.com to view bus locations and arrival times at dozens of stops. BusWatch is free and easy to use on your computer, tablet or smartphone. The service includes the following routes: 1, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 27, 29, 49, 204, 206 and 216 — with more routes and a BusWatch app coming soon.
BusWatch shows in real-time where buses are on a map and estimates when they will arrive at your stop. Don’t know your stop number? No problem. BusWatch signs are debuting this month in downtown Riverside --- with more locations coming soon — so customers can easily identify their four- digit stop numbers when using the service.
Several RTA bus routes will be detoured on Saturday, January 28 due to the annual Asian Pacific Lunar Festival in downtown Riverside. Various streets including Market Street and Mission Inn Avenue will be closed that day, prompting detours until approximately noon for routes 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 29 and Omnitrans 215.
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.
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P.O. Box 59968
Riverside, CA 92517-1968
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