ValleyRide: What’s Happening
» CHANGES TO VALLEYRIDE BUS SERVICE TO BE IMPLEMENTED ON JANUARY 6, 2014
Most of the schedule changes involve minor timing adjustments and increased, but there are several route changes. The Route 8 Five Mile will no longer travel between downtown Boise and the Boise Towne Square Mall (TSM); the Route 8X Five Mile/Chinden Express will now provide express service between downtown Boise and TSM. Also, the Route 42 Nampa/Meridian Limited Stop will provided limited service (peak commuter times) between TSM and downtown Boise. A complete list of upcoming changes can be viewed at:
» TEMPORARY BUS SERVICE CHANGES
Road construction, planned outdoor events, and holidays can result in changes in service, temporary route detours or the relocation of bus stops. Here's the latest information about current and upcoming changes in service:
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - There will be limited bus service on December 24, 2013, Christmas Eve, and a schedule change on the Route 45 on December 31, 2013. ACCESS INFORMATION ABOUT THE HOLIDAY SEASON BUS SCHEDULE
ROUTES 6, 7, 8, 8X, 11 and 40 - The outbound stop at 30th and Main is closed and a temporary stop cone has been placed far side at Main and 28th.
ROUTES 4, 7, 8, 8X, 11, 40, 42, 43 - The inbound stop at 11th and Main is closed. Please use the stop at 13th and Main.
Last Update: Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.
» USING YOUR BIKE WHILE UTILIZING OUR BUS SERVICE
The Treasure Valley has a vibrant biking community. We welcome bike riders on our buses, but there are some rules that need to be followed when loading and unloading your bicycle on the bus. These rules are designed primarily to ensure the safety of bicyclists, bus passengers and the public. More information about our bike rules us available at: http://valleyride.businesscatalyst.com/guides/faq/
» NEW SCHEDULE FOR COMMUNITY LINK ROUTE SERVICE TO CALDWELL YMCA
The two routes - GoRide Community Link Nampa Service and GoRide Community Link Caldwell Service, provided weekday service between various locations in both cities and the Caldwell YMCA. The regular schedule, which includes morning, noon and early evening route runs, will operate on weekdays when school is not in session (except for holidays). After-school service began Sept. 3 and provides for one route run for both the Nampa Service and Caldwell Service routes. There is no cost for the bus services, which are provided by Brown Bus Company and Caldwell Transportation Services. Both routes connect to several ValleyRide bus routes.
READ MORE ABOUT THE CALDWELL ROUTE READ MORE ABOUT THE NAMPA ROUTE
» THE ROUTE 55 CWI SHUTTLE IS UP AND RUNNING!
The route provides service between several College of Western Idaho buildings in Nampa. The service runs from 6:15 a.m. until 4:10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6:15 a.m. until 2:10 p.m. on Fridays. There is no cost to ride the shuttle. READ MORE ABOUT THE ROUTE
» VALLEYRIDE BUS SERVICES INFORMATION IS ON 511 WEBSITE
Valleyride bus services has become the latest transit system to become part of the state's 511 Traveler's Service System Website (Visit the website). The Valleyride information currently on the website includes route maps, detours, stop locations, and the next three upcoming times the bus is scheduled to get to a particular stop. Planned upgrades to the information include real time information as to the location of the bus or buses along a route (this is currently being done manually), a trip planner, and smart phone applications. In addition to transit information, the 511 website provides information about the state's roadway system and weather conditions.