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9 Sep 2019

Bishop Dial-a-Ride Check Point Change

2019-09-09T11:35:12-07:00

Effective Monday, September 16, 2019, Eastern Sierra Transit’s Bishop Dial-a-Ride will no longer have a 2:30 pm Check Point at the Warren Street stop behind Joseph’s. All other Check Point places and times will remain in effect.

Check Point Schedule

Bishop Dial-a-Ride Check Point Change2019-09-09T11:35:12-07:00
5 Sep 2019

MAMMOTH GRAN FONDO TRAFFIC & TRANSIT ADVISORY FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019

2019-09-05T08:58:01-07:00

MAMMOTH GRAN FONDO TRAFFIC & TRANSIT ADVISORY FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019

The Mammoth Gran Fondo road bike ride hosted by the Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation (MMCF) will take place this Saturday, September 7, 2019 with almost 2,000 cyclists expected to participate. The start and finish line of this road bike ride are located in The Village on Canyon Blvd. As a result, a section of Canyon Blvd between Lake Mary Rd and Hillside Drive will be closed between 5:00AM and 8:00PM.
During this time frame, the bus stops in The Village on Canyon Blvd will be inaccessible, which will impact several public transit routes.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGES TO THE STOPS ON THE FOLLOWING ROUTES FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019:

MAMMOTH BIKE PARK SHUTTLE
NEW STOP: Pick-up/drop-off will be at stop #18 on Minaret Rd across the street from Sushi Rei.

LAKES BASIN TROLLEY (ESTA)
NEW STOP: Pick-up/drop-off will be at the Village/ Minaret stop in front of Toomey’s.

PURPLE LINE (ESTA)
NEW STOP: Pick-up/drop-off will be at the Village/ Minaret stop in front of Toomey’s.

TOWN TROLLEY (ESTA)
NEW STOP: Pick-up/drop-off will be at stop #18 on Minaret Rd across the street from Sushi Rei, as well as at the regular Village/Minaret stop in front of Toomey’s.

MAMMOTH GRAN FONDO TRAFFIC & TRANSIT ADVISORY FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 20192019-09-05T08:58:01-07:00
5 Sep 2019

Schedule Update for the Lone Pine to Reno Route – Effective September 16, 2019

2019-09-09T10:04:12-07:00

Effective Monday, September 16, 2019, Eastern Sierra Transit will be updating stop times on the Lone Pine to Reno Route. More information can be found on the Lone Pine to Reno webpage: https://www.estransit.com/routes-schedule/395-routes/lone-pine-to-reno/

Schedule Update for the Lone Pine to Reno Route – Effective September 16, 20192019-09-09T10:04:12-07:00
21 Aug 2019

Schedule Changes for Bus Services and Weekend Parking Shuttle to Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile

2019-08-21T08:10:01-07:00

Beginning Monday, September 9th, the mandatory shuttle will end its daily service on the Reds Meadow Shuttle from the Adventure Center at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to Devils Postpile.

Services will be provided as listed below:
Now through September 4th – Road closed to vehicles 7am to 7pm
Shuttles operate on the following frequencies:
7:30am until 10:00am, and 4:00pm until 7:00pm; every 45 minutes or less
10:00 am until 4:00pm; every 20 minutes or less.
The last bus out of the Valley departs Reds Meadow Resort at 7:45pm

September 5 through September 8 – Road closed to vehicles 8:30am to 6pm
Shuttles operate 9:00am until 6:30pm with an approximate 30-minute frequency.
The last bus out of the Valley departs Reds Meadow Resort at 5:45pm

Weekends Only: Saturday, September 14 through Sunday October 13:

Road open to vehicles unless parking capacity is exceeded in designated parking areas.
During the weekends, due to parking capacity, the Devils Postpile parking lot will be closed from 10am to 3:30pm and visitors will be directed to park at Reds Meadow Resort and take the bus to the Devils Postpile. The complimentary, mandatory shuttle will operate from the parking area at Reds Meadow Resort to the Devils Postpile National Monument from 10am to 3:30 pm.
If there is no parking available at Devils Postpile and the shuttle is not running, vehicles must park at other designated parking areas in the valley.

The extended shuttle service is provided by the Town of Mammoth Lakes to improve safety and reduce congestion at popular destinations in the Reds Meadow Valley while visitors enjoy the golden fall colors.

Schedule Changes for Bus Services and Weekend Parking Shuttle to Reds Meadow and Devils Postpile2019-08-21T08:10:01-07:00
24 Jul 2019

FTA 5310 Notice of Public Hearing

2019-07-24T14:51:41-07:00

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that Eastern Sierra Transit Authority will hold a public hearing at 12:00 pm on  August 28, 2019  at Bishop Pizza Factory located at 970 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514 to consider the following: 5310 Traditional Application for Vehicle Replacement to provide service to seniors and/or individuals with disabilities within Bishop, CA. Written comments and all questions should be addressed to the Administration Manager P.O. Box 1357 Bishop, CA 93515. Copies of the project staff report are available for review at the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority at 703-B Airport Road, Bishop CA, during regular business hours or access the project staff report here.

FTA 5310 Notice of Public Hearing2019-07-24T14:51:41-07:00
27 Jun 2019

REDS MEADOW SHUTTLE OPENING – 2019

2019-07-01T09:07:45-07:00

Thanks to the hard work of the National Forest Service, National Park Service and the Town of Mammoth Lakes, the Reds Meadow shuttle is scheduled to commence operation for the 2019 season on Thursday, July 4th. The shuttle operates from 7:30am until 7:00pm, with the last departure from Reds Meadow Resort at 7:45pm, and will operate seven days/week through September 4th. Further information about the Reds Meadow Shuttle is available by calling 760.924.3184.

REDS MEADOW SHUTTLE OPENING – 20192019-07-01T09:07:45-07:00
21 Jun 2019

Lakes Basin Trolley begins June 24, 2019

2019-06-21T16:18:02-07:00

The Lakes Basin Trolley commences operation on Monday, June 24 and will operate daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Access to Horseshoe Lake is currently closed, so the Trolley will be operating on a modified route. Departing from The Village, the Trolley will travel up Lake Mary Road to Tamarack Lodge and Resort, Twin Lakes Campground, Lake Mary, Lake George and turning back down Lake Mary Road at Pokonobe Lodge. Due to the limited access to the multi-use path system, the Trolley will not be towing a bike trailer at this time, however, it does have the capacity to load two bikes on the front bike rack.

Lakes Basin Trolley begins June 24, 20192019-06-21T16:18:02-07:00
7 May 2019

Mammoth Lakes Bus Stop Temporary Closure

2019-05-07T12:52:39-07:00

Mammoth Lakes Bus Stop Closure (temporary)
Stop # 14N on Main Street (and associated Shelter) are closed due to sidewalk construction.  The Town will be placing signage on the stop today, May 7, 2019  indicating that the stop is closed.  Stops 13 and 15 remain open.

Mammoth Lakes Bus Stop Temporary Closure2019-05-07T12:52:39-07:00
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