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Rider Alert: Downtown SHuttle 11A/B Deviation Oct. 7th, 2017

October 5th, 2017 by mnash

Port Townsend Kinetic Sculpture Race Deviation

 On Saturday, October 7, 2017, 12:00-3:00 pm, Monroe Street will be closed from Water to Lawrence Street. Jefferson Transit’s #11 Shuttles A & B will deviate from scheduled routing due to the Kinetic Sculpture Race.

11-A Water Street, Left on Quincy, Right on Adams, Right on Franklin, Left on Madison, Left on Clay back on Route.

 11-B Lawrence Street Right on Quincy, Left On Clay Right on Madison, Right on Franklin, Left on Adams,  Left on Jefferson , Right on Water, back on Route.

Rider Alert: Grant Street Shelter Stop Closure 9/29/17

September 20th, 2017 by mnash

 Grant Street Shelter Stop

On 9/29/17 the shelter stop at Discovery Rd. & Sherman St. will be closed, for approximately three months, due to construction in the area.
A temporary stop will be located at Discovery Rd. and Sheridan St.

Rider Alert: #2 Fort Worden Deviation for PT Film Festival 9/15/2017

September 13th, 2017 by mnash

 #2 Fort Worden Route

Port Townsend Film Festival, Friday, 09/15/2017.

 The #2 Fort Worden route will detour to Water Street due to Film Festival Parade from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. During these times the Fort Worden Route will be unable to service Washington Street.PT Film 2017 Deviation Map


Rider Alert: Jefferson Transit Closed for Labor Day 9/4/17

August 31st, 2017 by mnash

Labor Day 2017

Jefferson Transit will NOT Operate service on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th, 2017.

We will resume regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Have a safe and happy Holiday!


labor day

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


Rider Alert: #2 Fort Worden Detour, Thursday, 8/24/2017

August 24th, 2017 by mnash


Due to Construction U Street will be closed from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 24, 2017

Jefferson Transit #2 Fort Worden Route will Detour as follows: Left on T Street, Right on Fir Street, and then continue back on route.


Please contact Customer Service with questions, 360-385-4777.


Rider Alert: Ferry Stop (PT Plaza) Closure Aug. 16, 2017

August 11th, 2017 by mnash


Wednesday, Aug. 16th, 2017 , Jefferson Transit’s Ferry Dock bus stop will be closed. There will be a temporary stop on Water street  in front of Laisla Mexican restaurant.

The ferry dock stop is expected to re-open on Aug, 17th, 2017.

Please contact customer service with questions, 360-385-4777.

Rider Alert: Uptown Street Fair Route Deviations Saturday, August 19, 2017.

August 11th, 2017 by mnash

Saturday, August 19, 2017 Route Deviations for Uptown Street Fair.

Lawrence Street between Taylor and Polk and Tyler Street between Lawrence and Clay will be closed to traffic from 6:00am to 5:00 pm. In addition, from 1:30 pm to about 2:30 pm Lawrence Street will closed from Harrison Street for a short parade.


Please see deviation map


#11A Uptown: Left on Clay and Monroe , Right on Clay and Benton, Left On Benton and Lawrence , Back on route.

 #11B Downtown: Right on Benton and Lawrence , Left on  Benton and Clay, back on route.

#2 Fort Worden: Left on Blaine and Tyler, Right on Blaine and Adams, Right on Adams and Franklin, Left on Franklin and Taylor, Left on Taylor and Jefferson back on route.

Uptown event Deviation Maps 2017

Rider Alert: UPDATE Brinnon Route Detour Monday, 8-7-2017 through Thursday, 8-10-2017

July 21st, 2017 by mnash

UPDATE: 8/10/2017, #1 Brinnon Route Center Road detour has ended and is running on normal route and schedule.



#1 Brinnon Route Detour Monday,  August 7, 2017 through Thursday,  August 10, 2017

Jefferson Transit’s Port Townsend to Brinnon Service will detour during the county road construction project on Center Road MP 0.00 to MP 1.36. Transit Service will detour from Rhody Drive to West Valley Road to Egg & I to Center Road and back on route at Center Road.


Traffic Delays are expected on the Brinnon Route Wednesday, August 2 through Tuesday August 22

  • Traffic delays August 2 and August 3 (may extend to August 4) during pavement repair work at the Route 19/Center Road intersection  
  • Road closure August 7 through August 10 to replace a failed culvert.  (Please see bus detour routing).
  • Traffic delays August 14 through August 22 along Center Road for paving operations

Road work is expected to occur Mondays through Thursdays.  Delays may effect connections with other routes and transit agencies.

Refer to Jefferson Transit’s website at jeffersontransit.com for stop closures and detour routing. Please be advised traffic delays may affect passengers connecting to other routes.



Rider Alert: Detour at Upper Sims Way and Thomas Street, June 29, 2017, 8:30-11:00am

June 28th, 2017 by mnash

Sims Way Detour:
Sims Way and Thomas St. Roundabout

Jefferson County PUD will be installing at Street light at the Sims Way and Thomas Street roundabout on
June 29, 2017, 8:30 am to 11:00 am.

Jefferson Transit will not have access to the bus stop at Jiffy Lube and Sims Way.
To board or de-board the bus on Upper Sims Way heading toward Downtown riders will need to use the adjacent bus stops located at Sims Way & Les Schwab , or Sims Way and Hendricks Street.



Rider Alert: UPDATE; #8 Sequim Route Detour June 19th – 25th, 2017

June 25th, 2017 by mnash

Jefferson Transit will resume normal routing and schedule for the #8 Sequim Route on Hwy 20, with no detours, June 26, 2017.

Please contact customer service with questions, 360-385-4777.