Addison County Transit Resources Article

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Addison County Transit Resources
SloganTransportation for Everyone
Founded1992
Locale Middlebury, Vermont
Service area Addison County, Vermont and express service to adjacent counties
Service type bus service, paratransit, express bus service
Routes6 (3 local, 3 between-town commuters)
DestinationsVarious local points in Middlebury, Vergennes, Bristol, and express service to Rutland and Burlington
Hubs1 (Merchant's Row in downtown Middlebury)
Fleet17
Annual ridership172,395 (2012)
Chief executiveJim Moulton
Website http://www.actr-vt.org

Addison County Transit Resources (ACTR) is the public transportation provider primarily serving Addison County in western Vermont. Their bus service currently has 3 in-county routes: the Middlebury Shuttle, the Tri-Town Shuttle, and the Snow Bowl Shuttle (serving towns and ski areas in the adjacent Green Mountains). [1] They also have 3 commuter routes: the Rutland Connector serving Rutland (joint venture with "The Bus"), and the two others, the 116 Commuter and the Burlington Link Express - the latter which is a joint venture with CCTA - serving the Burlington metropolitan area. Deviations of up to 1/2 mile may be provided if called for ahead of time. [2]

Trip planning via ACTR is also available on Google Maps. [3]

ACTR had a ridership of 172,395 in fiscal year 2012, a growth of 10.6% from fiscal year 2011. [4]

Route List

  • Middlebury Shuttle
  • Tri-Town Shuttle
  • Snow Bowl Shuttle
  • Rutland Connector (co-op with MVRTD "The Bus")
  • 116 Commuter (express bus to Burlington by way of VT Route 116)
  • Burlington Link Express (co-op with Green Mountain Transit)

Fare Schedule

[5]

  • Free fare within "fare free zone", defined as the Middlebury Shuttle and short portions of all other routes
  • $1 per one-way trip
  • $9 for 10-ride pass
  • $30 for unlimited local ride monthly pass
  • $2 for Rutland Connector and 116 Commuter
  • $18 for Rutland Connector 10-ride pass
  • $60 for Rutland Connector monthly pass
  • $20 for 116 Commuter 10-ride pass
  • $75 for 116 Commuter monthly pass
  • Half-price discount for children aged 6–17, ADA certified and seniors age 60 and over

References

  1. ^ Official Page, Addison County Transit Resources. Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  2. ^ Rider's Guide, Addison County Transit Resources.
  3. ^ Cities Covered, Google Maps. Retrieved 2015-01-23.
  4. ^ ACTR Campaign Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2012, Addison County Transit Resources. Retrieved 2013-07-01.
  5. ^ Rider's Guide, Addison County Transit Resources. Retrieved 2013-07-01.

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