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RIDER ALERT 9/8/2020: Lakes Basin Trolley Route Modification – Visitor Removal Only at Twin Lakes
The Inyo National Forest is currently closed to the public. The ESTA Lakes Basin Trolley is only removing visitors from the forest at this time, servicing a stop at Twin Lakes. ESTA is not loading passengers in the Town of Mammoth Lakes or traveling up into the Lakes Basin. The removal of visitors at Twin Lakes will continue during normal business hours, 9am to 6pm daily. This service modification will be evaluated as conditions change.

RIDER ALERT: Mammoth Express Times Changes
Beginning July 1, 2020 the 6:50 am northbound run will be replaced with a 6:45 am run and the 7:00 pm southbound run will be replaced with a 7:05 pm run.

RIDER ALERT: All passengers over 2 years old are required to wear a face covering. Per the California Department of Public Health https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/CDPH%20Document%20Library/COVID-19/Guidance-for-Face-Coverings_06-18-2020.pdf

♦COVID-19 Response Notice:
To allow for social distancing, buses will not be loaded to capacity, masks are required on all routes, and reservations  for Reno and Lancaster Routes are are recommend. Please see this News Post for information about Eastern Sierra Transit’s certification in Inyo and Mono Counties indicating state guidelines for safe operations have been met. 

♦ Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Reimbursement Eastern Sierra Transit Authority office is temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 health crisis. We are, however, still available to help you. We encourage you to send forms by mail: P.O. Box 1357, Bishop, CA 93515 Or fax 760-784-9566 If you have questions PH: 760-872-1901 ext. 17 Linda or ext. 11 Dawn.

♦ESTA’s 2020 Holiday Service Reductions
Please read our News Post regarding ESTA 2020 Holidays and related service reductions.

♦Mammoth Lakes Bus Stop Closure (temporary)
Bus stops 13E and 14E (Main St., downhill) are closed until further notice due to road construction.

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♦ RIDER ALERT 9/8/20: Lakes Basin Trolley-Visitor Removal Only at Twin Lakes
Lakes Basin Trolley is only removing visitors from the forest at this time, servicing a stop at Twin Lakes. ESTA is not loading passengers in Mammoth Lakes or traveling up into the Lakes Basin.

The Labor Day Holiday will be observed Sept. 7, 2020. All services will be closed except those within the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Bishop Creek Shuttle. Sept. 7, 2020 is also Bishop Creek Shuttle’s the last day of operation for the season. https://www.estransit.com/eastern-sierra-transit-2020-holiday-schedule/

♦ RIDER ALERT: Bishop Night Rider is cancelled for Friday August 7, 2020. Trips can be scheduled this afternoon through Bishop Dial-A-Ride until 5:30 pm with service ending at 6:00 pm.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Call (760) 872-1901 Ex. 22 with questions.

8/5/2020 3:30pm: The Benton to Bishop Service is cancelled for Friday August 7, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please call (760) 872-1901 Ext. 22 with any questions.

7/7/20 3:20pm 395 Route North: Detour in place due to active brush fire (Numbers Fire) south of Gardnerville, NV. Please expect 30-45 minute delays until Highway 395 is reopened.

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