Sessions scheduled to gather neighbor input about proposed RTS routes, changes

Press release from City of Gainesville

The City of Gainesville Regional Transit System (RTS) has scheduled two community outreach sessions in April. The events are designed to gather feedback from neighbors about two proposed RTS express routes as well as possible changes to routes 24 and 27.

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 6
Where: Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34 Blvd. 

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27
Where: Alachua County Health Dept., 224 SE 24 St. 

RTS is proposing the addition of two routes featuring a limited number of stops, Compass North-South and Compass East-West. A North-South route would run between the North Walmart Supercenter and Meridian Behavioral Healthcare. An East-West route would run between the Butler Plaza Transfer Center and the UF Health Science Center, with possible expansion to the Eastside Transfer Center (once built). Possible changes to routes 24 and 27 include stops to service more neighbors.

To help ensure public health and safety, neighbors are asked to practice social distancing at the events.