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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Summit Stage Increases Limited Bus Service to Summit County, Lake County, and Park County

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Summit Stage will enhance existing modified schedule along Summit County routes and operate limited service to Park and Lake counties

Contact: Geoff Guthrie, Summit Stage/Transit Operations Manager. (970) 668-4162

SUMMIT COUNTY – On Monday, May 11, the Summit Stage will increase service levels on its spring 2020 limited public transit service along three fixed travel corridors within Summit County and initiate limited service on its Leadville and Fairplay commuter routes.

The Lake County Commuter Route between Leadville and Frisco will operate the following schedule:

  • Leadville departure at 7:00 a.m.
  • Frisco departure at 12:00 p.m.
  • Leadville departure at 1:00 p.m.
  • Frisco departure at 5:50 p.m.

The Park County Commuter Route between Fairplay and Breckenridge will operate the following schedule:

  • Fairplay departure at 6:43 a.m.
  • Breckenridge departure at 12:00 p.m.
  • Fairplay departure at 12:43 p.m.
  • Breckenridge department at 5:15 p.m.

Modified service remains in place along three Summit County corridors with the following schedules:

  • Frisco-Breckenridge-Boreas Pass – once every hour from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily
  • Frisco-Silverthorne-Dillon-Keystone – once every hour from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily
  • Silverthorne/Wildernest –  hourly from 7:15 a.m. to 8:45  p.m. daily

Mountain Mobility complementary paratransit service remains open to the public as an application-based demand-response service with full operations daily between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. Travel must be scheduled at least one day in advance by calling (970) 389-1041, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Copper Mountain and Blue River routes will remain on a demand-response basis.

In accordance with the amended and restated county public health order, several safety measures remain in place on all buses to help prevent community spread of the COVID-19 infectious disease:

  • To maintain appropriate social distancing, the number of riders per bus will be limited to less than 10 passengers.
  • Drivers and passengers older than two years of age will be required to wear face coverings at all times.
  • Passengers will be asked to only use the bus rear door when loading or unloading.
  • Selected seats will be closed to use.

“We hope enhancing and restoring service to select travel corridors both within and outside of Summit County alleviates some of the challenges for our ridership community,” said Geoff Guthrie, Summit Stage Transit Operations Manager. “We also appreciate everyone’s vigilance in respecting the public health safety measures aimed at keeping drivers and riders as safe as possible.”

Additional information about the spring 2020 limited public transit service is available on the Summit Stage website: https://www.summitcountyco.gov/586/Transit-Summit-Stage. Summit Stage is Summit County’s free public transportation system, operated by Summit County government. Summit Stage is funded through a voter-approved 0.75% countywide sales tax and provides nearly 2 million passenger trips each year.

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El Summit Stage aumenta el servicio dentro del Condado de Summit y restablece un servicio limitado al Condado de Lake y al Condado de Park

El Summit Stage aumentará el horario modificado que existe a lo largo de las rutas del Condado de Summit y operará con un servicio limitado a los condados de Park and Lake 

Contacto: Geoff Guthrie, (970) 668-4162

CONDADO DE SUMMIT – El lunes 11 de mayo, El Summit Stage aumentará los niveles de atención en su servicio limitado de transporte público durante la primavera del 2020. Funcionará a lo largo de tres rutas de viaje fijas dentro del Condado de Summit e iniciará un servicio limitado en sus Rutas de afuera en Leadville y Fairplay.

A partir del lunes, las rutas del Condado de Lake entre Leadville y Frisco operará con el siguiente horario:

  • Saldrá de Leadville a las 7:00 a.m.
  • Saldrá de Frisco a las 12:00 p.m.
  • Saldrá de Leadville a la 1:00 p.m.
  • Saldrá de Frisco a las 5:50 p.m.

A partir del lunes, la ruta del condado de Park entre Fairplay y Breckenridge operará con el siguiente horario:

  • Saldrá de Fairplay a las 6:43 a.m.
  • Saldrá de Breckenridge a las 12:00 p.m.
  • Saldrá de Fairplay a las 12:43 p.m.
  • Saldrá de Breckenridge a las 5:15 p.m.

El servicio modificado permanece en su lugar a lo largo de tres rutas del Condado de Summit con los siguientes horarios:

  • Frisco-Breckenridge-Boreas Pass – Todos los días – una vez cada hora desde las 6:30 a.m. hasta las 9:00 p.m.  
  • Frisco-Silverthorne-Dillon-Keystone – Todos los días – una vez cada hora desde las 6:30 a.m. hasta las 9:00 p.m.
  • Silverthorne/Wildernest –  Todos los días – cada hora desde las 7:15 a.m. hasta las 8:45  p.m.

El servicio de transporte complementario Mountain Mobility permanece abierto al público como un servicio de respuesta a la demanda basado en solicitudes; con operaciones completas diarias entre las 7:00 a.m. y las 9:00 p.m. El viaje debe programarse al menos con un día de anticipación llamando al (970) 389-1041, entre las 8 a.m. y las 4 p.m. De lunes a viernes. Las rutas de Copper Mountain y Blue River permanecerán en función a la demanda.

De acuerdo con la orden de salud pública del condado enmendada y reafirmada, se mantienen varias medidas de seguridad en todos los autobuses para ayudar a prevenir la propagación comunitaria de la enfermedad infecciosa del COVID-19:

  • Para mantener un distanciamiento social apropiado, el número de pasajeros por autobús se limitará a menos de 10 pasajeros.
  • Los conductores y pasajeros mayores de dos años deberán usar protectores faciales en todo momento.
  • Se les pedirá a los pasajeros que solo usen la puerta trasera del autobús cuando entren o salgan.
  • Algunos asientos serán seleccionados y estarán cerrados para su uso.

"Esperamos que aumentando y restaurando el servicio en rutas de viaje seleccionadas dentro y fuera del Condado de Summit alivie algunos de los obstáculos para nuestra comunidad de pasajeros", dijo Geoff Guthrie, gerente de operaciones de tránsito de Summit Stage. "También apreciamos la vigilancia de todos al respetar las medidas de seguridad de salud pública destinadas a mantener a los conductores y pasajeros lo más seguros posible".

Información adicional sobre el servicio limitado de transporte público durante la primavera del 2020 está disponible en el sitio web del Summit Stage: https://www.summitcountyco.gov/586/Transit-Summit-Stage.  Summit Stage es el sistema de transporte público gratuito del condado de Summit, operado por el gobierno del Condado de Summit. Summit Stage se financia a través de un impuesto a las ventas del condado de 0.75% aprobado por los votantes y proporciona casi 2 millones de viajes de pasajeros cada año.

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