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Public Notice- Management Contract

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of the Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation (BPTC), will meet on July 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., local time, to hold a public hearing and may take final action on a proposed ordinance to extend for a one-year period a contract between the Bloomington Public […]

Portions of East Kirkwood Closing each Weekend

Each weekend, until further notice, portions of East Kirkwood will close to all vehicles, resulting in several BT routes detouring as detailed below. Thursday, July 2, 2020, the closure and detours will begin at 10 A.M., lasting until the following Monday at 8:00 A.M. For all subsequent weekends, the closure and detours will begin Fridays […]

No Service on Independence Day

On Saturday, July 4th, 2020, in observance of Independence Day, there will no BT fixed route nor BTaccess service. All of our buildings and offices will be closed.

Face Masks Available

With great thanks to the Bloomington Mask Drive, while supplies last, free face masks are available at the downtown Transit Center for BT passengers (limit one per person). In efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 we strongly urge everyone to wear a mask or face covering while on buses or at bus stops. Physical […]

East Kirkwood Closure

Friday, June 19th, effective now and lasting through the weekend, portions of East Kirkwood is closed to vehicles, resulting in several routes detouring as follows: Route 1 inbound from the north will take Dunn Street onto 3rd Street then to the Transit Center Route 1 North leaving the Transit Center will take 3rd Street to […]

Wells Library & Business School Bus Stops to Close

Beginning June 15 through approximately July 30, Routes 6, and 9 bus stops on 10th Street at Wells Library and The Business School will be closed in both directions. Buses will detour to Fee, Law Lane, and Jordan.

Transit Center Reopening/SUMMER SCHEDULES EFFECTIVE MAY 31

Bloomington Transit will begin operating most routes on a summer break schedule, with several important changes.  Please note the following features of this summer’s schedule: Typical start times vary by route between 6 and 7 a.m. on weekdays.  The new schedules are posted on each individual route pages below current ones. Click on the black […]

No Bus Service Memorial Day

On Monday, May 25, 2020, in observance of Memorial Day, all bus routes and BTaccess will not be operating. All BT offices will be closed. 

Proposed Program of Projects

The Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation proposed Program of Projects for which Federal operating and capital assistance would be sought under 49 U.S.C. §5307 in FY 2020 is summarized below   Capital Projects Federal 5307   Local   Total Grimes Lane Facility Maintenance $290,600 $72,650 $363,250 Automatic Passenger Counting Technology $160,000 $40,000 $200,000 Engine/Transmission Rebuilds, Hybrid […]

Press Release – Service Changes Postponed (4/27/20)

Bloomington, Ind. – Bloomington Transit (BT) will not implement recommended service changes to most of its fixed routes before January 2021, per last week’s decision by the Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation Board of Directors.  At their Tuesday, April 21 meeting, the board voted to postpone decisions on approval and implementation of service changes recommended by […]

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