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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

IMPORTANT NOTICE

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.

Rider Alert: Service Change: September 17, 2018

September 14th, 2018 by Lisa Bradley

Service Change: September 17, 2018

The Following schedule changes will be effective September 17, 2018.

New schedules are available.

 

#1 Brinnon-

Southbound Black Point Turnaround Stop was added to the Port  Townsend to Brinnon schedule.

Northbound Black Point Turnaround Stop was added to the Brinnon   to Port Townsend schedule.

#6A Tri Area- 

The 1:05 pm departure from Haines Place Park and Ride  has changed to 1:00 pm departure the time points for each stop on this route will be 4-5 minutes earlier and will arrive back at Haines Place Park and Ride at 1:52 pm instead of 1:56 pm

#8 Sequim-

The departure time for the 63 4 Corners Park and Ride from Sequim  to Port Townsend changed from 1:30 pm to 1:25 pm.

 

Contact Customer Service with any questions, 360-385-4777 or custserv@jeffersontransit.com

 

Please Yield to buses re-entering traffic

August 17th, 2018 by Lisa Bradley

Please Yield to buses reentering traffic.

There are more people each day choosing to use public transportation to get to and from their destinations. The Transit bus makes several stops along the route to pick up and drop off passengers. This can make it difficult to keep things moving and on schedule. If you see a Transit bus signaling to re-enter traffic please yield to allow them to merge safely back into traffic. By doing this it will help to get passengers to their destination safely and on time. The drivers and passengers thank you for courtesy.

RCW 46.61.220: You must yield to any transit vehicle (bus) that has signaled and is pulling back onto the roadway.

Audit Exit Conference Special Meeting

August 2nd, 2018 by Lisa Bradley

AUDIT EXIT CONFERENCE

SPECIAL MEETING

The Jefferson Transit Authority Board will be holding an Audit Exit  Conference on
Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 3:00 pm.

This meeting will be held at the

Jefferson Transit Boardroom located at
63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend WA.

This meeting is being held for the
purpose of hearing the preliminary
results of the audit for fiscal year 2017.

 

For questions, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (360) 385-4777.

 

 

 

WSDOT/Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization survey

July 24th, 2018 by Lisa Bradley

Transit User Survey Fill out the WSDOT/Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization survey or complete online at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/transituser

or you can open in PDF format here WSDOT Transit User Survey

This survey will allow us to better serve your community by helping identify needs and recommending transit  improvements that will benefit transit customers.

Survey responses will be gathered until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21
For additional information, please contact Debbie Clemen, WSDOT Olympic Region Multimodal Planning 360-704-3204 or clemend@wsdot.wa.gov

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