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Archive for the ‘Notices & Rider Alerts’ Category

Rider Alert: Closed for Memorial Day – Monday, May 28th, 2018

May 21st, 2018 by ltowner

Jefferson Transit will NOT Operate service on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th, 2018.

We will resume regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018.

Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!


5/17/18: #7 Poulsbo Route Delay & Cancellation due to Hood Canal Bridge Closure

May 17th, 2018 by mnash

Jefferson Transit’s Poulsbo service has been delayed since 5:00 this evening due to a Hood Canal Bridge closure. The inbound Poulsbo to Port Townsend 5:08 pm departure from North Viking Transfer Center has been delayed, service will resume upon bridge re-opening to traffic. The outbound Port Townsend to Poulsbo 5:08 pm departure from Haines Place Park and Ride was cancelled. For more information regarding the Hood Canal Bridge Closure, please visit: http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/hoodcanal/default.aspx

Rider Alert: Saturday May 12th, 2018 & Wednesday May 23, 2018 Triton Cove Shrimping

May 9th, 2018 by ltowner

Saturday, May 12, 2018 & Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Triton Cove Shrimping

Due to shrimping at Triton Cove, the parking lot will be full and unavailable to our buses.

Mason Transit will make connection with Jefferson Transit at:

Black Point Turnaround on 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 and Wednesday, May 23, 2018


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


Rider Alert: Water Street Enhancement Project Paving

May 8th, 2018 by ltowner

As part of the Water Street Enhancement Project, paving will occur Thursday, May 10th, 2018 from 7:00am to 6:00pm on Water Street.  Water Street traffic will be limited to one lane with delays of up to 15 minutes.

Passengers traveling on Jefferson Transit 11A/11B Shuttles and 2 Fort Worden may experience connection delays with other transit routes and the Port Townsend/Coupeville Ferry.


Rider Alert: Possible Traffic Delays

April 20th, 2018 by ltowner

Possible Traffic Delays
April 23, 2018 to approx. May 10, 2018

SR 20 Sidewalk/ADA Ramp Improvements  

Monday, April 23, 2018 WSDOT will begin improvements of sidewalks & ADA accessible ramps on SR 20.

Ramp & sidewalk work will occur intermittently at the intersections of SR 20 & Haines Place, SR 20 & Kearney, SR 20 & Hendricks, SR 20 & Benedict and SR 20 & SR 19.

WSDOT advised JT transit stops will not be effected by sidewalk & ramp work.

Shoulder, turn lane, and bike lane closures will occur at some intersections.

April 30, 2018 to June 30, 2018

Paving SR 20 from Four Corners to Kearney St  

Transit routes are not expected to be effected by paving work.
All paving work will occur at night.
Sunday through Thursday between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Expect a single alternating lane of traffic escorted by a pilot car.


Rider Alert: Farmers Market Saturdays

April 10th, 2018 by ltowner

April 7th, – December 22nd, 2018

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.


Rider Alert: Temporary Relocation of the Water and Fillmore Bus Stop

March 2nd, 2018 by ltowner


The bus shelter has been removed at Water and Fillmore. There is a temporary stop that periodically will be relocated as Water Street construction moves forward. Please watch for the temporary bus stop sign.

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


Rider Alert: #7 Poulsbo

February 15th, 2018 by ltowner

#7 Poulsbo Connection with Kitsap Transit #90 to Bainbridge Ferry

Jefferson Transit connection with Kitsap Transit #90 to Bainbridge Ferry will be impacted due to the Annual maintenance on the Agate Pass Bridge.

The bridge will be down to one lane traffic from Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 through Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 and again from Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 through Friday, March 2, 2018.

The bridge will reduce to one-way alternating traffic weekdays from 8:45 am to 3:00 pm and 7:45 am to 2:00 pm February 24-25, 2018. Long delays and back-ups are expected.

Please plan ahead for the long traffic delay to assure that you will make your destination on time.

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


Rider Alert: New Service to begin Monday, January 15, 2018

January 10th, 2018 by ltowner

Routing/Timing changes were made to the following routes:

#6B Tri-Area Loop: click here for schedule

  • Added additional service at 11:00 am Monday through Saturday
  • Time change: 12:45 pm at 63 Four Corners Park and Ride now 12:39 pm, arriving at Haines Place Park and Ride at 12:50 pm making connections with 1:00 pm routes.

#7 Poulsbo: click here for schedule

  • Additional outbound service leaving Haines Place Park and Ride at 10:40 am Monday through Friday: inbound departing Poulsbo at 12:15 pm, arriving at Haines Place Parking and Ride 1:16 pm.
  • Timing changes to the last two routes outbound from Poulsbo, departure times now are at 5:08 pm and 6:56 pm due to changes to ferry arrival times at Bainbridge.

#11A Shuttle/#11B Shuttle: click here for schedule

  • See schedule for time changes, routing no longer services Upper Sims Way

#4 Upper Sims Route: click here for schedule

    • See schedule for time points and new service to Upper Sims Way.

# 4 Route Stops (Time points are in bold below)

      • Haines Place Park and Ride
      • Sims & Hendricks
      • Hancock & 9th
      • Sheridan & Jefferson Healthcare
      • Sheridan & 10th
      • Sheridan & between 15th & 16th
      • Discovery & Sherman  (where the wooden shelter is)
      • Discovery & McPherson
      • Discovery & across from Eddy
      • Rainier & S Park Ave  (across from Goodwill at the red bus shelter)
      • Sims & Les Schwab
      • Sims & Jiffy Lube
      • Sims & Hendricks (Opposite QFC)
      • Sheridan & Jefferson Healthcare
      • Sheridan & 10th
      • Haines Place Park and Ride

*Jefferson Transit’s Olympic Connections schedule is now printed as an individual schedule. Click here for schedule*

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


Revised 2018 Budget Workshop Presentation

November 21st, 2017 by ltowner

Copies of the Budget, the Revised Budget presentation, and 2018 proposed service changes presented at the JTA Public Budget Presentation on November 14th, 2017 at 1:30 pm, are available by clicking on the links below.

2018 Budget Workshop Presentation

Revised 2018 Budget Book

2018 Proposed Service Change

Jefferson Transit Authority (JTA) invites all residents to attend our Public Hearings to discuss proposed adjustments to existing service and proposed new service.

The Hearings will be held as follows:

¨ JTA Boardroom, 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend: Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 1:30 pm. This meeting also includes a 2018 Budget Hearing

¨ Port Townsend – Fire Station 16, 701 Harrison Street, Port Townsend: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 am.

¨ Tri-Area – Jefferson County Library, 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock: Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 5:30 pm

If you are unable to attend a meeting in person, you can submit your comments via email at custserv@jeffersontransit.com, by telephone at 360-385-4777, or by mail to: Jefferson Transit Authority, 63 4 Corners Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Thank you