Route 1 / The Dash Changes

Printed maps will be available around March 18, 2019

All changes will be implemented on March 21, 2019.

Fare Changes

The half-fare program will be from 6:15am-10:15am and all day Saturday.

Paratransit 11-Ride Passes will cost $33.

11-Ride Passes will be accepted on buses until depleted or expired. 11-Ride Passes will no longer be for sale.

The 7-Day Pass will have an expiration date of one year from date of purchase and does not need to be used in a consecutive 7-day period, providing flexibility for travel and convenience for GVT riders. There will not be a youth/senior discount for the 7-Day Pass, matching the fare structure of the 11-Ride Pass it is replacing.

Route Changes

Route 1

Beginning March 21 2019, GVT will increase the frequency on Route 1 / The Dash to every 30 minutes on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 4:15pm-12:05am. During these days and hours Route 1 service will be fare-free.

From Downtown Transfer, Route 1 will head north on 5th Street, west on Ute Avenue, north on 1st Street, and east on Main Street. At 12th Street Route 1 will head north to Horizon Drive, continuing on its current path. Inbound Route 1 will retrace this path.

These stops will be added to Route 1:

Outbound-

  • Main Street east of 1st Street
  • Main Street east of 3rd Street
  • Main Street east of 4th Street
  • Main Street east of 5th Street
  • Main Street west of 6th Street
  • 12th Street north of Wellington Avenue (City Market)

Inbound-

  • 12th Street south of Wellington Avenue
  • Main Street west of 7th Street
  • Main Street west of 6th Street
  • Main Street west of 5th Street
  • Main Street west of 4th Street
  • Main Street west of 3rd Street
  • 1st Street and Pitkin Avenue (Catholic Outreach)

These stops will be eliminated as a result of Route 1 changes:

Outbound-

  • Bookcliff Avenue west of 12th Street
  • Bookcliff Avenue west of 11th Street

Inbound-

  • Bookcliff Avenue east of 9th Street (Monterey Park)
  • Bookcliff Avenue east of 11th Street

Route 2

From West Transfer, Route 2 will head south on 24 ½ Road and east on Patterson Road. A stop will be added at

  • Patterson Road east of Commerce Street

A stop will be eliminated at

  • Flat Top Lane east of 24 ½ Road

No changes.

No changes.

Route 5

To improve the on-time performance and reliability of Route 5, GVT will use North Avenue for the majority of its trip. From the Downtown Transfer, Route 5 will stay on its current path on 1st Street but will continue north to North Avenue, heading east on North Avenue to 29 ½ Road. Route 5 will keep its current loop to Patterson Road. Inbound Route 5 will retrace its path on North Avenue.

These stops will be added to Route 5:

Outbound-

  • North Avenue east of 2nd Street
  • North Avenue east of 5th Street
  • North Avenue east of 8th Street
  • North Avenue west of 11th Street (Colorado Mesa University)
  • North Avenue east of 12th Street (Stocker Stadium)
  • North Avenue west of 23rd Street (Veterans Hospital)

Inbound-

  • North Avenue west of 23rd Street (Veterans Hospital)
  • North Avenue west of 14th Street
  • North Avenue east of Cannell Street (Colorado Mesa University)
  • North Avenue west of 7th Street
  • North Avenue west of 5th Street
  • North Avenue west of 3rd Street

Route 5The inbound stop on Santa Clara Avenue east of Highway 50 will move 80 feet to the west to Highway 50 north of Santa Clara Avenue. This will maintain service to this area while reducing the amount of time driving through Santa Clara Avenue.

Route 7Outbound from the Downtown Transfer, Route 7 will remain on its current path north on 5th Street. Continuing east on North Avenue and north on 7th Street, Route 7 will now serve Bookcliff Avenue, and Wellington Avenue. It will travel west on Patterson, south on 1st Street, meeting up with its current path on Independence Avenue headed west to West Transfer.

000Heading inbound to Downtown Transfer, Route 7 will take Balanced Rock Road north to F ¼ Road, then follow its current path past WCCC and south on 25 ½ Road. At Patterson Road Route 7 will head east to St. Mary’s Hospital and through its parking lot. Route 7 will continue east on Wellington Avenue, south on Little Bookcliff Avenue, and west on Bookcliff Avenue. It will continue south on 7th Street to join its current path to Downtown Transfer on 4th Street.

These stops will be added to Route 7:

Outbound (to West Transfer)-

  • Bookcliff Avenue east of 7th Street
  • Wellington Avenue west of Little Bookcliff Drive
  • 750 Wellington Avenue (Surgical Center/Dialysis)
  • 1st Street south of Patterson Road

Inbound (to Downtown Transfer)-  

Outbound Route 7

 

Balanced Rock Way south of F ¼ Road

  • Patterson Road east of 25 ½ Road
  • Patterson Road west of 1st Street
  • Patterson Road and 7th Street (west of St. Mary’s entrance)
  • St. Mary’s Hospital
  • 750 Wellington Avenue (Surgical Center Eastbound)
  • Wellington Avenue east of 8th Street
  • Bookcliff Avenue west of Little Bookcliff Avenue

 

Inbound Route 7

 

These stops will be eliminated as a result of Route 7 changes:

Outbound-

  • Orchard Avenue west of 6th Street

Inbound-

  • F ¼ Road east of 24 ½ Road (replaced with Balanced Rock Way south of F ¼ Road)
  • 25 ½ Road south of Patterson Road (Paradise Valley)
  • 25 ½ Road north of Pinyon (Food Bank)
  • 25 ½ Road north of Independent Avenue (Sam's Club)
  • Independent Avenue across from Poplar Drive
  • 1st Street north of Elm Avenue (Grand View Apartments)
  • 1st Street north of Hall Avenue (West Middle School)
  • Orchard Avenue at 6th Street (Art Center)

3rd Street south of North Avenue

Route 8Outbound from the West Transfer, Route 8 will head south on 24 ½ Road, west on F Road, north on Market Street, west on F ½ Road, and north on 24 Road. At G Road, Route 8 will continue west on its current path outbound to Fruita.  Route 8 will retrace this path on its inbound service to West Transfer.

These stops will be added to Route 8:

Outbound-

  • Patterson Road at Home Depot
  • Market Street north of Patterson Road
  • F ½ Road west of Market Street
  • G Road west of 24 Road

Inbound-

  • G Road east of 23 ¾ Road
  • F ½ Road east of 24 Road
  • Market Street at City Market

These stops will be eliminated as a result of Route 8 changes:

Outbound-

  • 24 ½ Road north of F ⅜ Road (Juniper Ridge School)
  • 24 ½ Road south of F ¾ Road
  • G Road east of 24 Road (Canyon View Park)

Inbound-

  • G Road east of 24 Road (Canyon View Park)
  • 24 ½ Road south of F ¾ Road
  • 24 ½ Road north of F ⅜ Road

Route 9Outbound from Downtown Transfer, Route 9 will head north on 5th Street, west on Ute Avenue, north on 1st Street, west on Grand Avenue, and north on 24th Street and 23rd Street. It will rejoin its current path heading east on North Avenue and I-70B to Clifton Transfer. Route 9 will retrace this path inbound to Downtown Transfer, using Pitkin Avenue for the final leg.

These stops will be added to Route 9:

Outbound-

  • 1st Street north of Rood Avenue (City Market)
  • Grand Avenue east of 2nd Street
  • Grand Avenue west of 5th Street (Library)
  • Grand Avenue east of 7th Street
  • Grand Avenue west of 10th Street (Strive)
  • Grand Avenue east of 13th Street
  • Grand Avenue east of 15th Street
  • Grand Avenue east of 17th Street
  • Grand Avenue east of 22nd Street (R-5 High School)
  • 24th Street north of Ouray Avenue
  • 24th Street south of Teller Avenue
  • 23rd Street south of North Avenue (Veterans Hospital)

Inbound-

  • 23rd Street south of North Avenue (Veterans Hospital)
  • 24th Street south of Teller Avenue
  • 24th Street south of Ouray Avenue
  • Grand Avenue west of 22nd Street (R-5 High School)
  • Grand Avenue west of 15th Street
  • Grand Avenue west of 13th Street
  • Grand Avenue west of 10th Street (Strive)
  • Grand Avenue west of 8th Street
  • Grand Avenue east of 5th Street (Library)
  • Grand Avenue east of 3rd Street
  • 1st Street north of Rood Avenue (Burger King)

1st Street and Pitkin Avenue (Catholic Outreach)

No changes.

A stop will be added on outbound Route 11 at

  • Rood Avenue west of 1st Street

GVT System Map January 1, 2019

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(Corner of 6th Sreet and South Avenue)
Grand Junction, CO 81501

(970) 256-7433 (RIDE)
Email grandvalleytransit@mesacounty.us