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Rider Alert: Thanksgiving Day 11/28/19

November 20th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 28th, 2019
Jefferson Transit will NOT operate service

Friday, November 29th, 2019
We will resume regularly scheduled service
Haines Place Customer Service will be open 10 am – 4 pm
Four Corners Administration will be closed

Please see schedule below for Thanksgiving service information


Rider Alert: WSDOT Active Transportation Plan: Online open house

November 5th, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Dear Community Partner,

We appreciate your help spreading the word that the online open house for the state active transportation plan is now live and ready for people to read and respond by Nov. 30.

What you’ll find on the WSDOT Active Transportation Plan Online Open House:

  • A questionnaire that asks:
    • Information about you to help us understand whether we have received responses from a sample that represents all Washington residents
    • What you use for transportation
    • What prevents you from using active transportation more often
    • What would make it more likely that you would walk, bike or roll
    • What’s unique about your community or region
    • What’s most important for government to focus on for future changes to the transportation system that affect walking, bicycling and rolling
  • Upcoming events where you can talk with WSDOT staff about active transportation
  • The definition of active transportation
  • Our state routes analysis: How we’re creating decision-making tools to help us identify and prioritize future changes
  • Maps for your feedback: State routes color-coded by Level of Traffic Stress (LTS) and a form for your comments about what you think of this approach. (What is LTS anyway? We explain in the online open house.)

Send this link to everyone you know: http://bit.ly/WSDOT-ATP-Online-Open-House.

On all social media: Use the tag #WSDOTactive.

A tweet you can send as-is or revise:

Live in WA state? Visit the online open house for #WSDOTactive State Active Transportation Plan http://bit.ly/WSDOT-ATP-Online-Open-House. Share your opinions on the questionnaire + tell your friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers so they can too.

Facebook post:

We appreciate you going to this post on the WSDOT account page and sharing it to your page: https://www.facebook.com/WSDOT/posts/10156461395931975 (check “include original post”).

You can share the original post without adding any text, use the tweet language for your Facebook sharing, or write your own. The additional traffic created by sharing the original post will help it rank higher in Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm so more people will see it, rather than each of us creating a new separate post with the online open house link.

For more information: WSDOTactive@wsdot.wa.gov.

Barb Chamberlain
Director – Active Transportation Division
WA State Dept. of Transportation
Seattle office: 206-716-1130

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Before you go….


Rider Alert: Budget Workshop Meeting 11/5/19

October 23rd, 2019 by Lisa Bradley

Budget Workshop Meeting


The Jefferson Transit Authority (JTA) Board will hold a Budget Workshop on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 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 present the 2020 Operating/Capital Budget to the Board and is open to the public.

The proposed Annual Operating/Capital Budget will be posted on the website after the presentation on November 5, 2019.  The Budget Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 1:30 pm at the Jefferson Transit Authority Boardroom located at 63 4 Corners Road, Port Townsend WA. This meeting is open to the public, and comments are encouraged.

Notification for this Budget Workshop will be advertised in the Port Townsend Leader (JTA Paper of Record) on 10/23/2019 and 10/30/2019 and posted on www.jeffersontransit.com on 10/23/2019.

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

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


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.

Revised 2018 Budget Workshop Presentation

November 21st, 2017 by Lisa Bradley

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