“We are trying to encourage alternative modes of transportation during this unprecedented event in Jackson,” said Darren Brugmann, Start Bus Director. “We’d love to see more residents and visitors riding buses and taking advantage of the new START Bike program.”
In an effort to sway residents and visitors to utilize alternative modes of transportation during the eclipse, START Bus will be waiving all busfares for all routes on Monday, August 21.
START Bus will also be offering an additional morning commuter service for both Teton Valley and Star Valley as well as 5 extra bus runs from Jackson to Teton Village on August 21.
Heavy traffic is anticipated for the day of the eclipse as well as for the days surrounding the eclipse. Please be aware that traffic can affect the scheduled route times. START Bus encourages riders to utilize the “real time” map available at www.startbus.com, download the Route Shout application, or call the START administrative offices for information at 733-4521 ext. 1 for bus stop locations and potential delays.
Please allow ample extra time to get to your destination by taking an earlier bus. Scheduled travel times are not guaranteed with expected road congestion. Follow START on Facebook or Startbus.com for the most current information. To learn more about the START Bike program please visit www.startbike.com.
For more information on bus schedules please visit www.startbus.comor contact Anna White at (307) 733-4521 ext. 8.
BY KATHRYN BRACKENRIDGE