For Immediate Release | February 8, 2017
Contact: Rego Omerigic, Interim Transit Director
970-748-4128 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Avon Extends Free Transit Service with Evening Shuttle, Service to Wildridge
Pilot Transit Programs will run from February 8 – April 2, 2017
Avon, CO – The Town of Avon has added two free Transit routes to the regular schedule. The “Night Rider”
shuttle offers transport around the valley floor between 6:00 and 11:00 p.m., seven days a week. The Night Rider
loop provides service within the Town core to locals and visitors, with stops at Westgate Plaza, The Aspens, West Beaver Creek Boulevard., Stone Creek, Buck Creek, Lake Street, Avon Station, Northside Kitchen, Buffalo Ridge, Walmart, ANB Bank, Christie Lodge and Eaglebend Apartments. The 36-minute loop runs eight times every evening.
The “Wildridge Express”
shuttle runs twice daily between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m., and twice between 3:25 and 4:25 p.m. The free, 30-minute loop services the Wildridge neighborhood, with stops at Metcalf Road/Wildwood Road (Buck Creek Bus Shelter), O’Neil Park, Bear Trap/Wildridge Road, the Nottingham Road Cul de Sac and Avon Station. From Avon Station, passengers can connect to ECO Transit or the Skier Express Shuttle with access to Beaver Creek Resort.
The Town has contracted with Peak 1 Express to provide these services. Sprinter vans and 15-passenger vans are used to service these routes, and all shuttles will have magnetic signs designating the routes they serve. Ridership will be collected at each stop and reported to the Town weekly.
Please see the attached schedules for times and routes or visit www.avon.org/bus
, which has a complete list of Avon Transit routes and times. For additional information, please contact Rego Omerigic, Interim Transit Director, at 970-748-4128 or email@example.com
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