IU Homecoming Detours Oct 11

North Woodlawn will be closed from 7th St to 17th St on Friday, October 11 from approximately 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM due to the IU Homecoming parade. The following routes will detour at that time as follows:  Route 1 North inbound to Transit Center will travel from 17th St, turn south onto Indiana, west […]

October 5 Downtown Detours

Street closures Saturday, October 5th: The Midway Music Festival is planned on W 6th Street between N College and N Walnut (all day) and Bicycle Street Sprints will occur on E Kirkwood between Lincoln and Indiana (10 am to 6:30 pm) resulting in the following routes detouring as follows: Route 1 returning to Transit Center […]

Lotus Fest Downtown Detours

Several downtown streets are closed now through Saturday, September 28 due to Lotus Festival events.  The closures of 4th St b/n Walnut and Washington, 6th St b/n Walnut and Lincoln, Kirkwood b/n Walnut and Washington, and Washington b/n 7th and Kirkwood, have resulted in the following detours.  Route 1 returning to Transit Center from the […]

Festival Detours

​ The 4th Street Art Fair on Friday, August 30 from 8:00 AM through Saturday, September 1  will close 4th St between Lincoln and Indiana Ave. Grant St and Dunn St will be closed between Kirkwood and 3rd St. Route 5 outbound will detour from the Transit Center east onto 3rd St, skipping Lincoln, Kirkwood, […]

Reduced Service on Labor Day

On Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day, the following routes will run alternative schedules as follows: Route 6 – Saturday Schedule 6 Limited – Not Operating Route 7 – Not Operating Route 9 – Semester Break Schedule 9 Limited – Not Operating The downtown Transit Center and front desk at the Grimes Lane […]

IU Fall Semester Schedules Begin Aug. 25

Bloomington Transit summer bus schedules are ending this weekend. As such, Route 9 will begin its Fall Schedules Sunday, August 25. The 9 Limited, operating throughout the summer, does not alter its schedule in fall. Route 7 will resume service beginning Monday, August 26. Route 6 and 6 Limited schedules are different than last semester, […]

UPDATE 8/16/19: Rural Transit Service Change

Effective Monday, August 19, 2019, Rural Transit’s Ivy Tech/Park 48 service will no longer go into the Downtown Transit Center. Instead, they will meet Route 3 West at Whitehall Plaza at the bus stop in front of PLANET FITNESS. On weekdays, Rural Transit buses will meet Route 3 every 30 minutes up until 7 p.m. […]

Student Reduced Fare IDs

It is time to get your K-12 student this school year’s BT Student Reduced Fare IDs so they can ride Transit for only 50 cents ($15 for monthly bus pass). Bloomington Transit will be visiting Bloomington middle and high school lunch periods this month to give BT Student Reduced Fare ID cards to students. Check […]

Strollers on Buses

We’ve listened to your concerns about strollers on buses and we’re pleased to report that we will allow strollers on buses with a few simple rules. Strollers can be parked in the wheelchair areas of the bus assuming these areas are not occupied by wheelchairs or other wheeled mobility devices for people with disabilities. Stroller […]

Kirkwood Detours Over

Kirkwood & Washington intersection is now open. All routes that serve Kirkwood are no longer detouring (Rts 1, 3, 4, 5).

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