HART service change proposals for Spring 2009

With ridership continuing to grow, several routes will have increases in frequency, among other changes in March 2009.

From the HART website

Weekdays

Route 1 – Florida Ave.
Increase frequency from 30 minutes to 20 minutes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Route 8 – Progress Village/Brandon
Increase frequency from 45 minutes to 30 minutes between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Route 30 – Town ‘N Country
Increase frequency from 30 minutes to 15 minutes between Marion Transit Center (downtown Tampa) and Tampa International Airport from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Restore late-night service between TIA and the Northwest Transfer Center in Town ‘N Country.

Route 36 – Dale Mabry/Himes Ave.
Increase frequency from 45 minutes to 30 minutes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Route 39 – Busch Blvd.
Increase frequency from 60 minutes to 30 minutes between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Weekends

Route 1 – Florida Avenue
Increase frequency on Sundays from 60 minutes to 30 minutes.

Route 6 – 56th St.
Increase frequency on Saturdays and Sundays from 60 minutes to 30 minutes.

Route 12 – 22nd St.
Increase frequency on Sundays from 60 minutes to 30 minutes.

Route 18 – 30th St.
Begin running Sunday service; would run at same 60-minute frequency as current Saturday schedule.

Route 30 – Town ‘N Country Increase frequency on Saturdays and Sundays from 60 minutes to 30 minutes on entire route.

View map of all affected routes.

The changes on all these routes are very good. Especially for me, the Route 36 enhancements are much needed, as riders continue to fill buses at rapid rates.

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