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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.

Rts 8, 23 | Service Adjusted in Wildomar

Beginning Sunday, February 11, routes 8 (counter-clockwise only) and 23 will follow new routing in the Wildomar area, which uses new stops near the intersection of Palomar Street and Central Avenue. See map below for new routing and stop details.

Riverside Festival to Prompt Detours on January 27

RTA bus routes will be detoured on Saturday, January 27 due to the annual Asian Pacific Lunar Festival in downtown Riverside. Various streets including Market Street and Mission Inn Avenue will be closed during that day, prompting detours for routes 1, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 22, 29, 200 and Omnitrans 215.

Rt 8 | Lake Elsinore Bus Stops Temporarily Closed

Beginning Monday, January 15, two Route 8 bus stops in Lake Elsinore at the intersection of Gunnerson Street and Riverside Drive will be temporarily closed due to construction. Two alternative bus stops will be available approximately 300 feet away at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Richard Street. See map for route details.

Rts 202, 206 | Murrieta Bus Stop Relocation on Madison Avenue

Beginning Sunday, January 14, RTA will discontinue Route 202 and 206 direct service to the Murrieta Walmart due to space limitations. A nearby alternative stop will be approximately a half-mile north on Madison Avenue at Mulligan Family Fun Center. Route 23 will continue to serve the Walmart bus stop. See map for details.

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Rt 30 | Bus Stop Relocation in Perris

Beginning Sunday, January 14, RTA will move the Route 30 bus stop in Perris at the intersection of Weston Road and Strohm Drive to the intersection of Weston and Carter Drive where new sidewalk has been installed.

Rts 8 & 23 | RTA to Adjust Service in Wildomar Area

Beginning Sunday, January 14, RTA will discontinue Route 8 and 23 direct service to the Wildomar Assisted Living Center. Nearby alternative Route 23 stops will remain at the intersection of Palomar Street and S. Pasadena Street. Connections between Route 8 and Route 23 are available at new stops at the intersection of Palomar Street and Elm Avenue. See map for details.

Downtown Riverside Stop Will be Discontinued

Beginning Sunday, January 14, RTA will close the bus stop at the intersection of University Avenue and Market Street which serves routes 14 and 29 westbound and routes 22 and 49 northbound. An alternative bus stop for these routes is approximately 100 feet south near Mezcal Mexican restaurant. In addition, routes 29 and 49 will be expanded south to serve the Riverside-Downtown Metrolink Station on Vine Street to boost connections with other bus routes and trains. See map for details.

New Routes 200 and 205 to Replace Route 216

Beginning Sunday, January 14, RTA will discontinue Route 216 and replace its service with two new routes. The Route 216, which serves Riverside, Corona and Orange, will be replaced by Route 200 (San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange and Anaheim) and Route 205 (Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Temescal Valley, Corona, Orange). As a reminder, the portion of the Route 205 between Corona and Orange is expected to launch January 29, pending a public hearing and RTA Governing Board approval. The portion of Route 205 between Temecula and Corona will begin operating January 14. Get details on the new routes inside the new Ride Guide and Service Change Guide, by visiting RiversideTransit.com or calling our Customer Information Center at (951) 565-5002.

Rt 27 | Service Adjusted in Romoland

Beginning Sunday, December 10, southbound Route 27 will follow new routing in Romoland. The route will no longer travel on portions of Ethanac and Sherman roads and will instead use more portions of Interstate 215 and Highway 74. Three stops will be affected but schedule times will remain the same. See map for details.

Rt 19 | Perris Bus Stop Relocated

Effective December 10, Route 19 will no longer serve the bus stop near the intersection of Morgan Street and Nevada Road in Perris. Due to new routing, Route 19 will travel on Morgan Street and turn right onto Webster Avenue, serving the bus stop at that intersection. See map for details.

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