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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 […]

BT COVID-19 Response: Virtual Q&A

BT COVID-19 Response: Virtual Q&A At BT, we remain committed to getting people to essential destinations during the public health crisis psoed by COVID-19. While we urge community members to uphold stay-at-home directives, we recognize that essential trips still need to be made. We have implemented new protocols as part of our efforts to slow the […]

New Service Changes Effective April 6, 2020

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020, Bloomington Transit will begin operating Saturday schedules Mondays thru Saturdays. Riders should refer to the regular Saturday schedule for each route. A few notable exceptions to the Saturday schedule include the following: Route 3 East and West are operating at a frequency of every 30 minutes Route 4 South and […]

East Kirkwood Bus Stops Closed

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. Bus stops on Dunn […]

Continued Reduced Service

Bloomington Transit (BT) plans to continue operating a spring breakschedule during the week of March 29 through April 4. This spring breakschedule is subject to change depending on the availability of drivers. BTwill reevaluate service plans on a daily basis and will announce any serviceadjustments with as much advance notice as possible. BT Access servicecontinues […]

Route 2 West Detour

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 2 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 […]

Office Closed to the Public

In efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation office at 130 West Grimes Lane is closed until further notice.  Phone lines are still open for business as usual. Arrangements can be made by calling in advance (812-336-7433) for deliveries and exchange of job and BTaccess applications. If you have […]

Free Fares and Rear Door Boarding

Bloomington Transit will begin providing free fares on all fixed route and BTaccess service beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Passengers on fixed route buses will be required to board through the rear doors. This will help provide greater separation between drivers and customers in an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronoavirus. Persons […]

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