• All passengers fare free ~ Customer Service and administration lobby are closed to the public until further notice

Rider Alert: Closed Labor Day

August 31st, 2020 by Lisa Bradley

Jefferson Transit will NOT Operate service on Labor Day
Monday, September 7th, 2020


We will resume regularly scheduled service on
Tuesday, September 8th, 2020


PUBLIC NOTICE – Jefferson Transit Authority

July 29th, 2020 by Lisa Bradley

Due to the COVID pandemic Jefferson Transit Authority (JTA) published the draft Transit Development Plan (TDP) on the JTA website. The Transit Development Plan addresses long and short-range priorities, capital improvements, planned significant operating changes, program funding sources, and provides a summary of 2019 Jefferson Transit operations.

The draft document is now available online for public review after at www.jeffersontransit.com under the drop-down menu titled “About JTA” and select “Transit Development Plan.”

Jefferson Transit is requesting public comment on the TDP prior to the August 18, 2020 Regular Board Meeting. Persons wishing to comment may do so by submitting written comments via email to Jayme Brooke, Grants/Procurement Coordinator at jbrooke@jeffersontransit.com or oral comments via telephone @ 360.385.4777 x110. Written comments may also be submitted via U.S. Mail to Jayme Brooke, Grants/Procurement Coordinator, 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend, WA 98368.

A Public Hearing will be held during the August 18, 2020 Regular Board meeting. In order to respond to public comments, Jefferson Transit requests comments be submitted before August 10th, 2020.

Jefferson Transit Service Evaluation Survey

July 28th, 2020 by mnash

Jefferson Transit, Rider Survey since COVID-19

Jefferson Transit is conducting an online survey to assist in evaluating how COVID 19 has changed ridership; we would appreciate hearing from you. Thank you for your support during this difficult time as we work to balance service with keeping the public and our employees safe and healthy. 

Visit https://jeffersontransit.com/2020-se-survey/ to complete the survey.

Olympic Connection Monday –Friday, 7:00 am service resumes Wednesday 7.22.2020

July 20th, 2020 by mnash

Olympic Connection Monday –Friday, 7:00 am service resumes Wednesday 7.22.2020

Jefferson Transit is in the process of evaluating and restoring transit service.  Jefferson Transit will restore the 7:00 am Olympic Connection departure from Forks and the 8:48 am return trip from Amanda Park starting Wednesday, July 22.

Please continue to monitor our website, jeffersontransit.com for service updates and current service schedules and information.



6/30/2020- Reduced Service Schedule Continues

June 30th, 2020 by mnash

Reduced Service Schedule Continues

Since March, Jefferson Transit has been actively engaged in taking precautions to limit employees and passengers from potential exposure to the COVID-19 virus.  Jefferson Transit understands riders are interested in knowing when regular service will resume.  Jefferson Transit continues to evaluate returning to regular service, for now, Jefferson Transit will continue operating on the reduced schedule that was implemented 3.30.2020 until further notice.


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Customer Service- 360-385-4777

Rider Alert: Face covering required

June 24th, 2020 by Lisa Bradley

Mandatory Statewide Masking Directive

EFFECTIVE: Friday, June 26th, 2020 face covering required

On Friday, June 26th, 2020 a statewide mandatory face covering order issued by Governor Jay Inslee and the State Secretary of Health will become effective. Jefferson Transit will require wearing a face covering on all Jefferson Transit buses and properties. Exceptions for children and other individuals can be found in the Governor’s order.

Jefferson Transit thanks you for your support during these uncertain times.

Jefferson Transit will remain fare free until further notice

If you have any questions please call Customer Service at 360-385-4777



Rider Alert: #2 Fort Worden

May 28th, 2020 by Lisa Bradley

Effective June 1st, 2020  

#2 Fort Worden Route

Stop ID #179 at Fort Worden will move  approximately 150 feet south on Eisenhower Ave, across the street from Peninsula College Building 202.

For more information please call Customer Service at 360-385-4777


Rider Alert: Jefferson Transit Fare Free Continues

May 22nd, 2020 by Lisa Bradley

Jefferson Transit announced on 3/30/2020 all routes and service were fare free until further notice.  Fare free service will continue through June 30.  Thank you for your support during these uncertain times as we work to provide service while keeping everyone as safe as possible.

If you have any questions please contact Customer Service at 360-385-4777

Notice of Regular Scheduled Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting Cancellation

April 28th, 2020 by mnash

Jefferson Transit Authority Citizens Advisory Committee

Notice of Meeting Cancellation: Due to the increased concerns regarding COVID-19 and the order for social distancing, the Jefferson Transit Authority Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) monthly meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. is cancelled.
Location and Future CAC Meeting: The next regularly scheduled Jefferson Transit Authority CAC meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 3:30 p.m., in the conference room at Jefferson Transit, 63 Four Corners Road, Port Townsend.
Meetings Open to the Public: The Jefferson Transit Authority CAC meetings are open to the public. If accommodations are needed, please call 360-385-4777.

Rider Alert: JTA Service Reduction

March 26th, 2020 by Lisa Bradley

Jefferson Transit will be running on reduced service until further

notice effective March 30, 2020. Jefferson Transit Fixed Route and

Dial-A-Ride will operate service Monday through Friday and will

NOT operate service on Saturdays. All routes and services including

Dial-A-Ride are currently fare free. Go to Reduced Service Schedule