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Rider Alert: Lavender Festival Route Delays

July 18th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Sequim Lavender Festival

Friday, July 19, 2019 & Saturday, July 20, 2019

Heavy traffic may cause route delays for Jefferson Transit’s #8 Sequim Route.

Please plan accordingly.


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


Rider Alert: #7 Poulsbo Service Delays

July 3rd, 2019 by Lisa Bradley


Service Delays

Route # 7 Port Townsend/Poulsbo

Saturday, July 13 through Monday, July 15, 2019


July 13 through July 15 Washington State Ferries to and from Seattle’s Colman Dock will run out of one boat slip while construction work is performed.


Commuters taking the Bainbridge Ferry and planning to connect with Jefferson Transit’s Poulsbo Route #7 leaving Viking Transfer Center are encouraged to check

www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries for changes to the ferry schedule.


Ferry service Monday is expected to be delayed up to

5 minutes early in the day, afternoon ferries leaving Seattle for Bainbridge are expected to be delayed 25 –30 minute


Please plan ahead for additional travel time. Jefferson Transit’s Monday 5:08pm departure is not able to hold for late arriving ferry passengers if it causes other bus passengers already on board to miss their connections to other routes.


When planning your trip please be advised Jefferson Transit’s last route #7 is scheduled to depart

Viking Transfer Center at 6:56 PM.

Rider Alert: #11 Downtown Shuttle Deviation for 6/29/19

June 28th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Totem Pole Dedication Ceremony

Water Street will be closed from Madison Street to Monroe Street on

Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM

This deviation will effect the 11A and 11B.

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


Rider Alert: Thursday, July 4, 2019

June 27th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley


Jefferson Transit will NOT Operate service on Independence Day

Thursday, July 4th, 2019.

We will resume regularly scheduled service on

Friday, July 5th, 2019.

Remember NO FIREWORKS are allowed on the buses!

Rider Alert: US 101 Paving Project

May 3rd, 2019 by lsmedley

Possible Service Delays
Route # 8 Port Townsend/Sequim
Monday, May 6 through Friday, May 10, 2019

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will make pavement repairs to a five-mile section of SR 20 between Fairmount Road to just north of Anderson Lake Road. Work will occur each day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Drivers will encounter one-way alternating traffic with flaggers during the repairs.


Rider Alert: US 101 Paving Project

April 17th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

US 101 Paving Project starting as early as
Monday, April 22, 2019 through the summer

10 p.m. each Monday through Friday evening to 9 a.m. the following day


  • Route # 8 Sequim: possible delays on 6:12 a.m. departure to Sequim and 6:52 a.m. return from Sequim.
  • During construction transit stops may not be accessible on US 101 from Old Gardiner Road to north of West Uncas Road.


What to expect:

  • Travelers can expect overnight, single lane closures each weekday beginning as early as Monday, April 22 through late summer until work is complete.
  • During the overnight closures, drivers will follow a pilot car through the work zone.
  • No work is scheduled July 19-21 for the Sequim Lavender Festival.


WSDOT encourages late night ferry riders or those traveling across the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge to plan extra time to reach their destinations during construction.

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


Rider Alert: Farmer’s Market Deviation

April 4th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Farmer’s Market Saturdays

April 6th, – December 21st, 2019

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The #2 Fort Worden will deviate from Tyler turning left on Lawrence, right on Taylor, then left on Jefferson and back on to the normal route.

If you have any questions, please

contact Customer Service at 1-360-385-4777


Rider Alert: New Wayfinding Signs

January 18th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Jefferson Transit Authority has new wayfinding signs

at each of our bus stops to assist customers to identify route stops

and when calling into Customer Service to plan trips.


If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at 1-360-385-4777

Rider Alert: Older Day Passes not valid after 12/22/2018

December 17th, 2018 by Lisa Bradley

These passes will no longer be valid after 12/22/2018

Pass Description: Light green in color, red writing on top, color Logo


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


Budget Hearing

November 19th, 2018 by lsmedley


The Jefferson Transit Authority (JTA) Board will hold a Budget Hearing on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 1:30 pm at the Jefferson Transit Authority Boardroom located at 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend WA. This meeting is being held to discuss the 2019 Operating/Capital Budget.  There will also be an Executive Session for discussion regarding property per RCW 42.30.110(1)(b), This meeting is open to the public and comments are encouraged.

The proposed 2019 Annual Operating/Capital Budget is available at the Haines Place Transit Center at 440 12th Street, Port Townsend, the Jefferson Transit Administration Building at 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend, and on the Jefferson Transit website at www.jeffersontransit.com.

Notification for the Budget Hearing was posted in the Port Townsend Leader (JTA Paper of Record) on 11/07/2018 and 11/14/2018, and posted on www.jeffersontransit.com.

For questions, please contact the Clerk of the Board at lsmedley@jeffersontransit.com or at (360) 385-3020 ext. 108.