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Leesburg Safe-T-Ride Increases Service During Peak Times
Posted Date: 6/17/2010
Safe-T-Ride bus route mapLeesburg, VA (June 17, 2010) – During June, July and August, the Leesburg Safe-T-Ride will place an additional shuttle bus in service during peak ridership hours of 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The additional bus will minimize passenger wait time during these peak times.

The Leesburg Safe-T-Ride is a free shuttle service, funded by the Town of Leesburg and operated by Virginia Regional Transit (VRT), providing pedestrians with a safe alternative to crossing the Route 15 Bypass on foot in the vicinity of Fort Evans and Edwards Ferry Roads. The shuttle route includes stops at the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets, Fort Evans Plaza I, Battlefield Shopping Center (Shoppers Food Warehouse), Loudoun County’s Shenandoah Building, the Montessori School, Evans Ridge Apartments and Battlefield Marketplace (Costco). All of the buses are fully ADA-accessible and equipped with bike racks for additional passenger convenience.

The Leesburg Safe-T-Ride operates seven days a week. During the summer months and during the holiday shopping season, the Safe-T-Ride operates from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. At other times, the shuttle operates from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. On Saturdays and Sundays, the shuttle service runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during the entire year.

Contact:  Michael Socha, General Manager
Virginia Regional Transit
mike@vatransit.org  
877-777-2708