Bloomington Transit Service Alerts

Not Operating

Due to the suspension of IU classes we will continue with NO SERVICE on Routes 7, 6 Limited and 9 Limited until further notice. Routes 6 and 9 will continue operating the Semester Break schedules until further notice. For Semester Break timetables, visit the 6 and 9 route pages or check the 6 and 9 paper schedule brochures.

Semester Break Schedule

Due to the suspension of IU classes we will continue with NO SERVICE on Routes 7, 6 Limited and 9 Limited until further notice. Routes 6 and 9 will continue operating the Semester Break schedules until further notice. For Semester Break timetables, visit the 6 and 9 route pages or check the 6 and 9 paper schedule brochures.

Detour

Due to several intersections of East Kirkwood being reconstructed, bus stops on Kirkwood between Washington and Indiana are closed. Route 9 bus stops along Indiana are open. These routes are detouring as follows:
  • Route 1 inbound from the north – skipping Kirkwood, turning right onto 3rd St to the Transit Center
  • Route 1 outbound heading north – leaving the Transit Center will take 3rd St to Indiana
  • Route 1 inbound from the south – from Indiana turning left onto 4th St to Washington
  • Route 3 inbound from the east – from 3rd St directly to Transit Center, skipping Indiana, Kirkwood, and Washington
  • Route 4 inbound from the south – from 3rd St directly to Transit Center, skipping Indiana, Kirkwood, and Washington
  • Route 5 inbound – from 3rd St directly to Transit Center, skipping Indiana, Kirkwood, and Washington
  • Route 5 outbound – from Transit Center to 3rd St, skipping Lincoln, Kirkwood, and Dunn
Detours and bus stop closures are subject to change. Construction is expected to end in July, 2020. The City Street Department has closed W. Allen St (WESTBOUND ONLY)  near Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. It is expected to end around the end of May or beginning of June. Route 4 leaving the downtown Transit Center is travelling west on 2nd St, turning left onto Adams, left onto Allen, left onto Patterson, left onto 2nd to resume normal path of travel.
Inbound 4 West
Inbound will be open to use the normal route.

Using Saturday Schedule M-Sat

Bloomington Transit will begin operating Saturday schedules. Riders should refer to the regular Saturday schedule for each route. A few notable exceptions to the Saturday schedule include the following:
  • Route 4 South and 4 West will start at 7:35 AM at Allendale/Walnut st Pike and Heatherwood respectively, Monday through Friday.
  • Route 7 will operate starting at 7:35 AM at Winslow Plaza and end at 7:35 PM at Winslow Plaza with a bus running every 35 to 40 minutes, Monday thru Friday.
  • Sunday service on Routes 6 and 9 will continue operating but will end at 7:30 PM.

Using Saturday Schedule M-Sat / Detour

Monday thru Saturday, Riders should refer to the regular Saturday schedule for each route. A few notable exceptions to the Saturday schedule include the following:
  • Route 4 South and 4 West will start at 7:35 AM at Allendale/Walnut st Pike and Heatherwood respectively, Monday through Friday.
  • Route 7 will operate starting at 7:35 AM at Winslow Plaza and end at 7:35 PM at Winslow Plaza with a bus running every 35 to 40 minutes, Monday thru Friday.
  • Sunday service on Routes 6 and 9 will continue operating but will end at 7:30 PM.
DETOUR: Due to several intersections of East Kirkwood being reconstructed, bus stops on Kirkwood between Washington and Indiana are closed. Route 9 bus stops along Indiana are open. These routes are detouring as follows:
  • Route 1 inbound from the north – skipping Kirkwood, turning right onto 3rd St to the Transit Center
  • Route 1 outbound heading north – leaving the Transit Center will take 3rd St to Indiana
  • Route 1 inbound from the south – from Indiana turning left onto 4th St to Washington
  • Route 3 inbound from the east – from 3rd St directly to Transit Center, skipping Indiana, Kirkwood, and Washington
  • Route 4 inbound from the south – from 3rd St directly to Transit Center, skipping Indiana, Kirkwood, and Washington
  • Route 5 inbound – from 3rd St directly to Transit Center, skipping Indiana, Kirkwood, and Washington
  • Route 5 outbound – from Transit Center to 3rd St, skipping Lincoln, Kirkwood, and Dunn
Detours and bus stop closures are subject to change. Construction is expected to end in July, 2020. The City Street Department has closed W. Allen St (WESTBOUND ONLY)  near Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. It is expected to end around the end of May or beginning of June. Route 4 leaving the downtown Transit Center is travelling west on 2nd St, turning left onto Adams, left onto Allen, left onto Patterson, left onto 2nd to resume normal path of travel.
Inbound 4 West
Inbound will be open to use the normal route.