DART’s Memorial Day Schedule 2021

Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021 – DART offers bus service in New Castle County on Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 33 and 40, using a Sunday schedule and Route 47 will operate on a Saturday schedule, with Paratransit operating complimentary ADA-only service.

In Sussex County, the Beach Bus service and Route 305 will operate on Memorial Day, with Paratransit
operating complimentary ADA-only service. All other DART services, fixed route and paratransit, will not operate.

With the free DART Transit app, riders can plan their trip, view bus stops, get real-time bus information, and see where the bus is along its route.

SEPTA’s Wilmington/Newark Line will operate its weekend schedule on Memorial Day; see Schedule here.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State.  For more information, please visit www.DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android).

Ride DART’s Beach Bus for High Tides and Good Vibes starting Monday, May 24

Warm weather and sunny skies can only mean one thing; it’s beach season, and with that
comes the start of DART’s Beach Bus! As we get ready to roll out the 2021 summer season,
DART’s daily Beach Bus service will be on the road ready to provide a convenient, safe and
clean ride to visitors and residents. The routes serve Rehoboth Beach and the Boardwalk,
Lewes, Long Neck, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island,
Ocean City, MD, Millsboro and Georgetown. On Monday, May 24, buses will start running
frequently from early morning to late night, 7 days a week, until September 12. All buses are
cleaned daily and hand sanitizer is available onboard the bus for riders. Masks are still
required to be worn while riding public transit. In addition, buses are ADA accessible and
equipped with bike racks.

John Sisson, DTC’s Chief Executive Officer, stated “With some of the restrictions lifted and
people flocking to the beach, we’re excited to offer a safe and convenient option to get
around the beach area, to the boardwalk, shopping, work and destinations late night. Our
team is committed to providing transportation that gets riders to their destinations safely and
aboard clean buses. In addition to nightly cleanings, we’re continuing mid-day bus cleanings
at both the Rehoboth and Lewes Park & Rides.”

“The return of our beach bus service is welcome news for anyone traveling in eastern Sussex
County and is a great alternative to avoid traffic delays during the busy summer season,” said
Secretary of Transportation Nicole Majeski.

Visitors and residents are encouraged to use one of DART’s Park & Ride lots. The Lewes
Park & Ride is located at 17616 Coastal Highway, just south of Five Points. The Rehoboth
Park & Ride is located off DE 1 at 20055 Shuttle Road, just north of the entrance to
Rehoboth Avenue. The parking is free at both lots, and the bus fare is paid upon boarding.
The one-way cash fare is $2 or ride all day with a Daily Pass for $4. Students pay $1 (cash
only) and there’s also a 20-Ride Ticket for $26. Frequent riders may choose to purchase a
7-Consecutive Day Pass for $16 or a 30-Consecutive Day Pass for $60.

DART’s Beach Connection, Route 305, starts on Saturday, May 29, providing a relaxing and
stress-free ride from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
through September 6, with stops at the Wilmington Transit Center, Christiana Mall,
Odessa Park & Ride in Middletown, Scarborough Road Park & Ride in Dover, South
Frederica Park & Ride, the Lewes and Rehoboth Park & Rides. One-way cash fares are $6
from Wilmington, Christiana Mall and Odessa, and $4 from Dover and South Frederica.
Riders traveling from New Castle County are encouraged to buy a 3-Zone Daily Pass for
$10 and from Kent County a 2-Zone Daily Pass for $8. The Daily Passes can also be used on
all Beach Bus services, once at either of the Park & Rides. The Beach Connection is a
comfortable motor coach offering 45 seats, 2 wheelchair positions, along with under
coach storage compartments for beach gear and luggage.

With the free DART Transit app, riders can plan their trip, view bus stops, get real-time bus
information, and track the bus along its route. And, for faster boarding and convenience,
riders can pay their fare with DART Pass, our contactless mobile payment app.

DART’s Get A Job/Get A Ride program provides new employees, seasonal and year-round,
free transportation to/from work during their first month of a new job. The program is
open to all businesses within Delaware that are designated as a GaJ/GaR partner. For
more details and to register, visit DelawareCommuteSolutions.org/get-a-job-get-a-ride.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. For more information, please visit www.DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android).

UPCOMING DART SERVICE AND FARE CHANGES Effective February 14, 2021

After receiving rider feedback at several outdoor Community Conversations and a virtual Public Hearing Workshop, DART has approved the service and fare changes to become effective February 14, 2021. Bold Type indicates a change from or an addition to the original proposal based on public comments.

NEW CASTLE COUNTY
DART bus service will be impacted in New Castle County by DelDOT’s I-95 Rehabilitation Construction project, “Restore the Corridor”. The project begins from the I-495 split south of Wilmington to north of the Brandywine River Bridge. Some routes will be redirected away from I-95 to/from Wilmington to help with anticipated delays in travel time. In addition, some routes will have trips with low ridership discontinued where warranted. Schedule times on some routes will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and connections.

Route specific changes include:

Route 4 – Weekday service between 9 AM and 3 PM will operate every 30 minutes instead of every 20 minutes.

Route 5 – The route will travel directly to/from the Wilmington Transit Center via 4th Street in both directions, no longer serving 9th and Market Streets.

Route 8 – Weekday service after 8 PM will operate every 60 minutes instead of every 30 minutes.

Routes 10 and 34 – Routes 10 and 34 will be combined into a new Route 10. Route 10 will follow its current routing from Wilmington to Christiana and then follow the Route 34 segment from Christiana to the Newark Regional Transportation Center (Newark Train Station). The route will not serve the Newark Transit Hub on-site but using bus stops on Main Street and Delaware Avenue; nor will it serve the Christiana Mall. Mid-day and evening service will be improved on the portion of the route from Christiana to Newark, along with new Saturday service. Weekday and Saturday service will be reduced on the current Route 10 portion from Wilmington to Christiana. Weekday service between 9 AM and 3 PM will operate every 75-90 minutes instead of every 60 minutes. The new Route 10 will offer new travel opportunities from the greater Newark area to the office parks/industrial centers near New Castle County Airport and Wilmington, and a one-seat ride from Wilmington to the DE 273 corridor west of University Plaza, as well as within the City of Newark and the University of Delaware’s Star Campus.

Routes 10, 35 and 52 – These routes will travel via King Street instead of Shipley Street.

Route 11 – Weekday service to Arden between 5:30 and 10:00 AM and between 3:00 and 7:30 PM will be reduced to operate every 45 minutes. Mid-day trips will operate between Wilmington Transit Center and Washington Street at Matson Run Parkway and will be improved to operate every 30 minutes.

Routes 12 and 25 – Routes 12 and 25 will be combined into a new Route 25. Route 25 will operate from Miller Road Shopping Center, through downtown Wilmington along Market Street, and serve the Wilmington Riverfront and DuPont Highway to Wrangle Hill Park & Ride. Route 25 will continue to serve all current Route 12 stops and follow New Sweden Street over the new Margaret Rose Henry Bridge. Route 25 will continue to serve Airport Plaza, Amazon and Llangollen. Tybouts Corner Park & Ride will be served only on weekdays in the morning to Wilmington and in the afternoon from Wilmington and will not be served on Saturdays. The route will now serve the New Castle County Logistics Center near DE 72 and US 13. Service to Delaware City will be replaced by an extension of Route 44.

Route 14 – All trips will serve the Dunleith community in both directions to/from DHSS or Baylor. Service to Cherry Lane, Probation & Parole, Riveredge Industrial Park and Steel Drive will be served by Route 28.

Route 16 – Route will be discontinued due to low ridership. Route 42 will serve the DE 896 & 4 Park & Ride
and the I-95 Service Plaza to Downtown Wilmington.

Route 18 – Rush hour service will be reduced due to low ridership (six trips from Wilmington to Foulk Rd.; six trips from Wilmington to Pike Creek). Mid-day service will remain unchanged.

Route 20 – Six one-way trips will be discontinued due to low ridership.

Route 25 – see Routes 12 and 25 above

Route 28 – Weekday rush hour service will be extended from the Wilmington DMV to Memorial Drive, Cherry Lane, Probation & Parole, Riveredge Industrial Park and Steel Drive replacing Route 14 service. Route 28 will also replace portions of Route 48 along Concord Pike and Powder Mill Road. Service along Park Drive and portions of Rockland Road will be discontinued.

Route 31 – Weekday rush hour service will operate every 60 minutes instead of every 30 minutes. Mid-day service during weekdays will operate every 60 minutes instead of every 75 to 90 minutes. Weekday service will be scheduled to coordinate with SEPTA train service to/from Claymont Station. Saturday service will remain unchanged.

Route 33 – The routing through downtown Wilmington will change as a result of I-95 construction. Trips will enter Wilmington via Walnut Street and exit via South Market Street. The route will begin and end on King Street at 8th Street, continuing to serve the Wilmington Transit Center. Buses will follow Walnut, 8th, Orange, 9th, and King Streets. Sunday service will be extended to Wilmington from Christiana Mall replacing Route 40.

Route 34 – see Routes 10 and 34 above

Route 35 – Weekday service will be reduced to operate every 45 minutes due to low ridership.

Route 40 – Route will now operate via US 40 and US 13 to/from Wilmington to offer Wilmington-bound riders a faster ride during I-95 construction. Trips will no longer serve Christiana Mall or the DE 7 corridor north of Pulaski Highway as it will be replaced by Route 64. From Governor’s Square to I-495, route will operate limited service serving only the following stops: US 40 at Wilton Boulevard (Wilton Walmart), US 13 at Boulden Boulevard/Bacon Avenue and US 13 at Memorial Drive/Hazeldell Avenue. The routing through downtown Wilmington will change, entering Wilmington via Walnut Street and exiting via South Market Street. The route will begin and end on Delaware Avenue at Adams Street, continuing to serve the Wilmington Transit Center. Buses will follow Walnut, 8th, Orange, and 12th Streets.

Route 42 – Route will be extended to serve DE 896 & 4 Park & Ride. The routing in/out of Wilmington will
change, entering Wilmington via Walnut Street to 8th, French and 10th Streets to Delaware Avenue at Adams
St., no longer serving Orange Street. Route will exit Wilmington via 11th, King and South Market Streets.

Route 44 – Route will now connect Delaware City and Christiana Mall via St. Georges and Wrangle Hill Park & Ride, replacing portions of Route 25. Service will operate Monday through Saturday, every 75-90 minutes.  Buses traveling from Delaware City through St. Georges to Christiana Mall will be on a temporary detour as DelDOT reconstructs the sidewalks along Broad Street. The temporary St. Georges bus stop will be located at Delaware and Broad Streets.

Route 45 – Route will be discontinued. Route 301 will serve Boyd’s Corner Park & Ride.

Route 47X – Route will serve the Wrangle Hill Park & Ride to/from Wilmington.

Route 48 – Route will be discontinued due to low ridership. Route 28 offers alternative service to JP Morgan, AstraZeneca, and A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital.

Route 52 – Eight one-way trips (instead of ten as originally proposed) will be discontinued due to low ridership. The mid-day trips departing Wilmington at 11:25 AM and Centreville at 11:55 AM will be retained.

Route 54 – Service to/from Wilmington will be discontinued. Routing will remain as is through Centennial Village. Routes 33 and 47X from Christiana Mall offer transfer options to/from Wilmington, along with new Route 10 from the DE 273 & 7 Park & Ride.

Route 55 – Service to/from Wilmington will be discontinued. Routes 33 and 47X from Christiana Mall offer
transfer options to/from Wilmington.

Route 63 – Route will now serve the Middletown Walmart in both directions.

Route 64 – Route will be extended to serve Christiana Mall and the DE 7 corridor replacing Route 40. Wilton Walmart will no longer be served. Wilton Walmart will no longer be served; however, Route 40 will serve the bus stop on US 40 at Wilton Boulevard. Weekday service will be improved with 18 new scheduled trips; new weekend service will be offered with 32 trips on Saturday and 24 trips on Sunday. The present $1.00 cash fare will increase to $2.00.

Holiday Service will be offered on Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 33 and 40 operating a Sunday schedule and Route 47 operating its Saturday schedule on Memorial Day, July 5 and Labor Day, with Paratransit operating complimentary ADA-only service. Regular Sunday service operates on Independence Day, Sunday, July 4.

KENT COUNTY
Routes 104, 109 and 117 – Minor schedule adjustments will be made.

SUSSEX COUNTY
Schedule times will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and connections.

INTERCOUNTY
Schedule times will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and connections.

Route 301 – Route will serve Boyd’s Corner Park & Ride to accommodate Route 45 riders. Select weekday and all Saturday trips will continue to serve Christiana Mall.

BEACH BUS
DART’s daily Beach Bus service will operate from Monday, May 24 through September 12, 2021. Route 305-Beach Connection will operate Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from May 29 to September 6, including Monday, July 5.

FARE CHANGES Effective February 14, 2021

Zone Reduction – Fare Zones have been reduced from 7 to 3 zones. The new boundary for each fare zone is the county line. For local routes that travel within Smyrna and Milford, and cross over the county line by a short distance, a one zone fare is charged.

Price Reduction for Passes
Daily Pass – from $4.20 to $4.00 (1 Zone); from $8.40 to $8.00 (2 Zone); from $12.60 to $10.00 (3 Zone for
Route 305 only)

7-Day Pass – from $18.00 (1 Zone)/$24.00 (2 Zone) to $16.00 (per County)

30-Day Pass – from $65.00 (1 Zone)/$96.00 (2 Zone) to $60.00 (per County)

In general, frequent riders may benefit from a Daily, 7 or 30-Day Pass (depending on trips/day and
days/week); infrequent riders may benefit from 20-Ride Ticket. Buy a Daily Pass if you are taking three or
more trips in one day (Daily Pass same price as two one-way fares); buy a 7-Day Pass if taking more than 8 trips in 7 days; buy a 30-Day Pass if taking more than 30 trips in 30 days.

Introduction of 20-Ride Ticket – $26.00/zone (35% discount); available on DART Pass mobile app only

Introduction of a Student Fare – $1.00/zone; cash only
Student defined as a passenger above 46″ in height and enrolled in primary, secondary, private, parochial, charter, trade, college, community college, university or home-schooled full time or part time (children 46” in height or under ride free with a fare-paying adult). Student ID is required for 17 years and older.

Agency 2-Ride (A1- Qty. 25) – price will increase from $38.89 to $40, not $50 as originally proposed.

Discontinuation of DARTCards – Sales end February 15, 2021; cards accepted through August 15, 2021.

Route-Specific Fares – Connectors from SEPTA Train to employment centers.
Routes 61 and 62 – $1.00; Route 64 – $2.00 (original shuttle route has expanded to full route)

SEPTA Key Card – Discontinued acceptance of SEPTA Key Card effective January 1, 2021.

Fare Media Availability

DART passes can be purchased on DART Pass mobile app, online at DartFirstState.com, by phone at 1-800-652-DART, by mail – DTC Individual Sale Orders, P.O. Box 1670, Wilmington, DE 19899-1670, and at sales outlets throughout the State. For locations, call 1-800-652-DART or visit DartFirstState.com.

PRÓXIMOS CAMBIOS EN LAS TARIFAS Y EL SERVICIO DE DART Efectivo el 14 de febrero de 2021

Después de recibir comentarios de los pasajeros en varias conversaciones comunitarias al aire libre y un taller de audiencia pública virtual, DART aprobó los cambios en el servicio y la tarifa que entrarán en vigencia el 14 de febrero de 2021. Las letras en negrita indican un cambio o una adición a la propuesta original basada en comentarios públicos.

EL CONDADO DE NEW CASTLE
El servicio de autobús de DART se verá afectado en el condado de New Castle por el proyecto de construcción de rehabilitación I-95 de DelDOT, “Restaurar el corredor”. El proyecto comienza desde la I-495 dividida al sur de Wilmington al norte del puente del río Brandywine. Algunas rutas se desviarán de la I-95 hacia/desde Wilmington para ayudar con los retrasos anticipados en el tiempo de viaje. Además, en algunas rutas se suspenderán los viajes con poca cantidad de pasajeros cuando esté justificado. Los horarios de algunas rutas se ajustarán para mejorar el rendimiento y las conexiones a tiempo.

Los cambios específicos de la ruta incluyen:

Ruta 4 – el servicio de lunes a viernes entre las 9 AM y las 3 PM operará cada 30 minutos en lugar de cada 20 minutos.

Ruta 5 – la ruta viajará directamente hacia/desde el Wilmington Transit Center a través de 4th Street en ambas direcciones, sin dar servicio a las calles 9th y Market.

Ruta 8 – el servicio de lunes a viernes después de las 8 PM operará cada 60 minutos en lugar de cada 30 minutos.

Rutas 10 y 34 – las rutas 10 y 34 se combinarán en una nueva ruta 10. La ruta 10 seguirá su ruta actual desde Wilmington a Christiana y luego seguirá el segmento de la ruta 34 desde Christiana hasta el Centro de transporte regional de Newark (estación de tren de Newark). La ruta no servirá al Newark Transit Hub, pero usará las paradas de autobús en Main Street y Delaware Avenue; ni servirá al Christiana Mall. Se mejorará el servicio de mediodía y de noche en la parte de la ruta de Christiana a Newark, junto con un nuevo servicio de sábado. El servicio entre semana y los sábados se reducirá en el tramo actual de la Ruta 10 desde Wilmington a Christiana. El servicio de lunes a viernes entre las 9 AM y las 3 PM operará cada 75 a 90 minutos en lugar de cada 60 minutos. La nueva Ruta 10 ofrecerá nuevas oportunidades de viaje desde el área metropolitana de Newark hasta los parques de oficinas/centros industriales cerca del aeropuerto del condado de New Castle y Wilmington, y un viaje de un asiento desde Wilmington hasta el corredor DE 273 al oeste de University Plaza, así como dentro de la ciudad de Newark y el Star Campus de la Universidad de Delaware.

Rutas 10, 35 y 52 – estas rutas viajarán por King Street en lugar de Shipley Street.

Ruta 11 – el servicio de lunes a viernes a Arden entre las 5:30 y las 10 AM y entre las 3:00 y las 7:30 PM se reducirá para operar cada 45 minutos. Los viajes de medio día operarán entre Wilmington Transit Center y Washington Street en Matson Run Parkway y se mejorarán para operar cada 30 minutos.

Rutas 12 y 25 – las rutas 12 y 25 se combinarán en una nueva ruta 25. La ruta 25 operará desde el centro comercial Miller Road, a través del centro de Wilmington a lo largo de Market Street y servirá a Wilmington Riverfront y DuPont Highway hasta Wrangle Hill Park & Ride. La ruta 25 seguirá sirviendo a todas las paradas actuales de la ruta 12 y seguirá por New Sweden Street sobre el nuevo puente Margaret Rose Henry. La ruta 25 seguirá prestando servicios a Airport Plaza, Amazon y Llangollen. Tybouts Corner Park & Ride se servirá solo de lunes a viernes por la mañana a Wilmington y por la tarde desde Wilmington y no se atenderá los sábados. La ruta ahora servirá al Centro de Logística del Condado de New Castle cerca de la DE 72 y la US 13. El servicio a la ciudad de Delaware será reemplazado por una extensión de la Ruta 44.

Ruta 14 – todos los viajes servirán a la comunidad de Dunleith en ambas direcciones hacia/desde DHSS o Baylor. El servicio a Cherry Lane, Probation & Parole, Riveredge Industrial Park y Steel Drive será servido por la Ruta 28.

Ruta 16 – la ruta se interrumpirá debido a la baja cantidad de pasajeros. La ruta 42 servirá a la DE 896 & 4 Park & Ride y la I-95 Service Plaza hasta el centro de Wilmington.

Ruta 18 – el servicio en hora pico se reducirá debido a la baja cantidad de pasajeros (seis viajes de Wilmington a Foulk Rd; seis viajes de Wilmington a Pike Creek). El servicio del mediodía se mantendrá sin cambios.

Ruta 20 – Se suspenderán seis viajes de ida debido a la baja cantidad de pasajeros.

Ruta 25 – consulte las Rutas 12 y 25 anteriores.

Ruta 28 – el servicio de hora pico de los días de semana se extenderá desde el DMV de Wilmington hasta Memorial Drive, Cherry Lane, Probation & Parole, Riveredge Industrial Park y Steel Drive reemplazando el servicio de la Ruta 14. La ruta 28 también reemplazará partes de la ruta 48 a lo largo de Concord Pike y Powder Mill Road. Se interrumpirá el servicio a lo largo de Park Drive y partes de Rockland Road.

Ruta 31 – el servicio de hora pico de lunes a viernes operará cada 60 minutos en lugar de cada 30 minutos. El servicio de medio día durante los días de semana operará cada 60 minutos en lugar de cada 75 a 90 minutos. El servicio de lunes a viernes se programará para coordinarse con el servicio de trenes SEPTA hacia/desde la estación Claymont. El servicio del sábado se mantendrá sin cambios.

Ruta 33 – la ruta a través del centro de Wilmington cambiará como resultado de la construcción de la I-95. Los viajes ingresarán a Wilmington por Walnut Street y saldrán por South Market Street. La ruta comenzará y terminará en King Street en 8th Street, y continuará sirviendo al Wilmington Transit Center. Los autobuses seguirán las calles Walnut, 8th, Orange, 9th y King. El servicio dominical se extenderá a Wilmington desde Christiana Mall reemplazando la Ruta 40.

Ruta 34 – consulte las Rutas 10 y 34 anteriores.

Ruta 35 – el servicio de lunes a viernes se reducirá para operar cada 45 minutos debido a la baja cantidad de pasajeros.

Ruta 40 – la ruta ahora operará a través de la US 40 y la US 13 hacia/desde Wilmington para ofrecer a los pasajeros con destino a Wilmington un viaje más rápido durante la construcción de la I-95. Los viajes ya no servirán en Christiana Mall ni en el corredor DE 7 al norte de Pulaski Highway, ya que será reemplazado por la Ruta 64. Desde Governor’s Square hasta la I-495, la ruta tendrá un servicio limitado que solo servirá en las siguientes paradas: US 40 en Wilton Boulevard (Wilton Walmart), US 13 en Boulden Boulevard/Bacon Avenue y US 13 en Memorial Drive / Hazeldell Avenue. La ruta a través del centro de Wilmington cambiará, ingresando a Wilmington por Walnut Street y saliendo por South Market Street. La ruta comenzará y terminará en Delaware Avenue en Adams Street, y continuará sirviendo al Wilmington Transit Center. Los autobuses seguirán las calles Walnut, 8th, Orange y 12th.

Ruta 42 – la ruta se extenderá para dar servicio a DE 896 y 4 Park & Ride. La ruta de entrada/salida de Wilmington cambiará, ingresando a Wilmington por Walnut Street hasta las calles 8th, French y 10th hasta Delaware Avenue en Adams Street, que ya no da servicio a Orange Street. La ruta saldrá de Wilmington por las calles 11th, King y South Market.

Ruta 44 – la ruta ahora conectará la ciudad de Delaware y el centro comercial Christiana Mall a través de St. Georges y Wrangle Hill Park & Ride, reemplazando partes de la ruta 25. El servicio operará de lunes a sábado, cada 75-90 minutos. Los autobuses que viajan desde Delaware City a través de St. Georges hasta Christiana Mall estarán en un desvío temporal mientras DelDOT reconstruye las aceras a lo largo de Broad Street. La parada de autobús temporal de St. Georges estará ubicada en las calles Delaware y Broad.

Ruta 45 – la ruta se interrumpirá. La ruta 301 servirá a Boyd’s Corner Park & Ride.

Ruta 47X – la ruta servirá a Wrangle Hill Park & Ride hacia/desde Wilmington.

Ruta 48 – la ruta se descontinuará debido a la baja cantidad de pasajeros. La ruta 28 ofrece un servicio alternativo a JP Morgan, AstraZeneca y A.I. Hospital de niños de DuPont.

Ruta 52 – se suspenderán ocho viajes de ida (en lugar de diez como se propuso originalmente) debido a la baja cantidad de pasajeros. Se mantendrán los viajes de medio día que salen de Wilmington a las 11:25 AM y de Centerville a las 11:55 AM.

Ruta 54 – el servicio hacia/desde Wilmington se interrumpirá. El enrutamiento permanecerá como está a través de Centennial Village. Las rutas 33 y 47X desde Christiana Mall ofrecen opciones de traslado hacia/desde Wilmington, junto con la nueva ruta 10 desde DE 273 y 7 Park & Ride.

Ruta 55 – el servicio hacia/desde Wilmington se interrumpirá. Las rutas 33 y 47X desde Christiana Mall ofrecen opciones de traslado hacia/desde Wilmington.

Ruta 63 – la ruta ahora servirá a Middletown Walmart en ambas direcciones.

Ruta 64 – la ruta se extenderá para dar servicio a Christiana Mall y el corredor DE 7 reemplazando a la Ruta 40. Wilton Walmart ya no tendrá servicio; sin embargo, la Ruta 40 servirá a la parada de autobús de la US 40 en Wilton Boulevard. El servicio entre semana se mejorará con 18 nuevos viajes programados; Se ofrecerá un nuevo servicio de fin de semana con 32 viajes el sábado y 24 viajes el domingo.

El servicio de vacaciones se ofrecerá en las rutas 2, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 33 y 40 con horario de domingo y en la ruta 47 con horario de sábado en el Día de los Caídos, el 5 de julio y el Día del Trabajo, con el servicio de transporte público gratuito solo para ADA. Servicio. El servicio dominical regular opera el Día de la Independencia, el domingo 4 de julio.

CONDADO DE KENT

Rutas 104, 109 y 117: se realizarán ajustes menores en el horario.

CONDADO DE SUSSEX

Los horarios se ajustarán para mejorar el rendimiento y las conexiones a tiempo.

INTERCONDADO

Los horarios se ajustarán para mejorar el rendimiento y las conexiones a tiempo.

Ruta 301 – la ruta servirá a Boyd’s Corner Park & Ride para acomodar a los pasajeros de la Ruta 45. Seleccione los días de la semana y todos los viajes de los sábados continuarán prestando servicios en Christiana Mall.

SERVICIO DE BEACH BUS

El servicio diario de Beach Bus de DART operará desde el lunes 24 de mayo hasta el 12 de septiembre de 2021. La ruta 305-Beach Connection operará los sábados, domingos y feriados del 29 de mayo al 6 de septiembre, incluido el lunes 5 de julio.

CAMBIOS DE TARIFA Efectivo el 14 de febrero de 2021

Reducción de zona – las zonas de tarifa se han reducido de 7 a 3 zonas. El nuevo límite para cada zona tarifaria es la línea del condado. Para las rutas locales que viajan dentro de Smyrna y Milford, y cruzan la línea del condado por una distancia corta, se cobra una tarifa de una zona.

Reducción de precio para pases

Pase diario – de $4.20 a $4.00 (1 zona); de $8.40 a $8.00 (Zona 2); de $12.60 a $10.00 (3 zonas solo para la ruta 305)

Pase de 7 días – desde $18.00 (1 zona)/$24.00 (2 zonas) a $16.00 (por condado)

Pase de 30 días – desde $65.00 (1 zona)/$96.00 (2 zonas) hasta $60.00 (por condado)

En general, los pasajeros frecuentes pueden beneficiarse de un pase diario, de 7 o 30 días (dependiendo de los viajes/día y días/semana); los pasajeros poco frecuentes pueden beneficiarse del boleto de 20 viajes. Compre un pase diario si va a realizar tres o más viajes en un día (el pase diario tiene el mismo precio que dos tarifas de ida); compre un Pase de 7 días si realiza más de 8 viajes en 7 días; compre un pase de 30 días si realiza más de 30 viajes en 30 días

Introducción del boleto de 20 viajes – $26.00/zona (35% de descuento); disponible solo en la aplicación móvil DART Pass

Introducción de una tarifa para estudiantes – $ 1.00 / zona; Solamente efectivo Alumno definido como un pasajero de más de 46 “de altura e inscrito en primaria, secundaria, privada, parroquial, autónoma, comercio, colegio, colegio comunitario, universidad o educado en casa a tiempo completo o parcial (niños de 46” de altura o menos viajan gratis con un adulto que pague la tarifa) Se requiere identificación de estudiante para mayores de 17 años.

Agencia 2 – Ride (A1 – Cantidad 25) – el precio aumentará de $38.89 a $40, no $50 como se propuso originalmente.

Interrupción de las tarjetas DARTCard – ventas hasta el 15 de febrero de 2021; tarjetas aceptadas hasta el 15 de agosto de 2021.

Tarifas específicas de ruta – conectores del tren SEPTA a los centros de empleo. Rutas 61 y 62 – $1.00; Ruta 64 – $2.00 (la ruta del transbordador original se ha expandido a la ruta completa)

Tarjeta SEPTA Key – se suspendió la aceptación de la tarjeta SEPTA Key Card a partir del 1 de enero de 2021.

Disponibilidad de medios de tarifa

Los pases de DART se pueden comprar en la aplicación móvil DART Pass, en línea en DartFirstState.com, por teléfono al 1-800-652-DART, por correo – DTC Individual Sale Orders, P.O. Box 1670, Wilmington, DE 19899-1670, y en puntos de venta en todo el estado. Para conocer las ubicaciones, llame al 1-800-652-DART o visite DartFirstState.com.

DART Upcoming Service Change Effective October 25, 2020

Summary by County:

New Castle County – Schedule time adjustments on some routes to improve on-time performance and
connections.

For many years, our riders have asked DART to expand the service on Saturdays and Sundays. The
following weekend service improvements will be made:

Routes 2, 6 and 13 – earlier Saturday morning service.
Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 33 and 40 – later Saturday service.
Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 33 and 40 – earlier Sunday morning service.
Kent County – Schedule time adjustments on some routes to improve on-time performance and
connections.
Sussex County – Schedule time adjustments on some routes to improve on-time performance and
connections.
Intercounty – Schedule time adjustments on some routes to improve on-time performance and
connections. Route 301 – Three new roundtrips on Saturday, departing Wilmington at 7:15 AM; 1:25 PM
and 2:25 PM; and departing the Dover Transit Center at 9 AM; 1:19 PM; and 4:29 PM.

For your convenience, route schedules are available online at DartFirstState.com and on buses.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation
(DelDOT), operates DART. For more information, please visit www.DartFirstState.com or
call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option,
are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android).

DART Community Conversations

Public transportation plays an essential role in the lives of Delawareans. It provides a vital connection, bolsters the economy, improves the environment and helps to enhance our quality of life. Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) proudly operates DART services in the First State. Please join DART for a community conversation to discuss your needs.

Delaware Transit Corporation Wins Competitive Federal Grant to Pilot New Service

Friday, August 28, 2020 – The Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) was named by the Federal Transit Administration as one of 25 recipients for a highly competitive Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) grant award. Seventy-five eligible grant proposals were submitted from 33 states and territories.

The awarded grant totaling $317,692 will be used to pilot innovative software in DTC’s existing fixed route and paratransit vehicles, along with vehicles of other participating service providers who contract with DTC, that will expand limited bus service and create more efficient transportation to jobs and healthcare in rural Sussex County.

The pilot will be launched in Georgetown, Delaware, a key employment and health service hub also designated as a federal Opportunity Zone. DTC will partner with Via Transportation Inc. Via develops and operates the most advanced public mobility systems in the world, powering fleets of dynamic on-demand shuttles, paratransit vehicles, school buses and autonomous vehicles.

“This pilot will expand transit options in Georgetown for thousands of residents and employees. As a key manufacturing and agricultural hub in a rural part of the state, it is important to provide as many mobility options to get around Georgetown, especially for those dependent on DART bus services,” says Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of Transportation, Delaware Department of Transportation.

“A partnership with Via Transportation, Inc. shows the innovative approaches being explored in Delaware to make it easier for users to take public transit to work, medical appointments and local stores,” says John Sisson, Chief Executive Officer, Delaware Transit Corporation. “The mobility needs in rural communities can be challenging to meet with traditional transit. This grant will help DTC improve options cost-effectively.”

DTC’s grant application included eight letters of support from a variety of partners along with a letter of support from Delaware’s Congressional Delegation members, Senator Thomas R. Carper, Senator Christopher Coons and Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester.

The pilot will use software to integrate trip planning, schedules, booking and vehicle tracking into one application accessible via smartphone or phone call. The software would convert paratransit, local taxis and other mobility providers such as non-emergency transportation operators, to microtransit. Microtransit allows transit trips going in the same direction to be combined on small vehicles on-demand. Key benefits of microtransit include flexibility, increased frequency, affordability and first-last mile solutions in areas and during times of day not well served by transit.

“We are very proud to have been selected as recipients of FTA ‘AIM’ funding in partnership with the Delaware Department of Transportation to introduce the first full-scale, integrated mobility solution in the United States,” said Daniel Ramot, Via CEO and co-founder. “With support from the FTA, Via’s technology will integrate fixed-route bus service, paratransit, and microtransit into a single dynamic and flexible platform, expanding access to affordable, efficient, and convenient mobility for residents of Georgetown, Delaware.”

The partnership between DTC and Via Transportation, Inc. is the first of its kind to pilot an integrated mobility solution. The pilot is expected to launch in 2021.

The service is also Via’s first in Delaware. Via has been tapped by cities and transportation operators around the world, including Seattle, Berlin, Birmingham and Abu Dhabi, to help re-engineer public transit from a regulated system of rigid routes and schedules to a fully dynamic network. Via now has more than 100 launched partnerships in more than 20 countries.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State.  For more information, please visit www.DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android)

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DART Paratransit Resumes Onboard Ticket and Cash Fare Collection Starting Monday, August 31

Paratransit riders can once again pay their Paratransit fare using tickets and cash starting Monday, August 31, as the option to be billed for trips will no longer be available. Customers are encouraged to use DART Pass, the mobile fare payment app for a contactless payment option.

DART Pass is the contactless, cash-free and convenient way for riders to pay their fare. The free app is
available for download at the Apple Store and Google Play. In addition, the DART Transit app offers the Paratransit ETA feature, which lets paratransit customers know when their ride will be arriving; visit the Apple Store or Google Play for the free app. 

The safety and well-being of our customers and employees is our top priority. We know the importance of connecting people to their destinations, safely, and efficiently. DART continues to limit the number of
passengers allowed on each bus at any given time, based on bus seating capacity. Riders must wear face coverings when riding any DART bus, fixed route or paratransit. Those not wearing face coverings will not be allowed to board the bus. Children 12 years and under are not required to wear a face covering nor are individuals who are unable to wear a face covering due to a medical condition; children ages 2 and under must not wear them. Please practice social distancing when riding and please do not ride the bus if you are sick. 

All DART buses continue to be thoroughly disinfected, as well as areas of frequent contact. DART Operators are provided with face masks, gloves and hand sanitizer for their personal use. Our public facilities and lobbies are continually being disinfected including counters, public seating, and door handles.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. For more information, please visit www.DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android).


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DART “Stuff The Bus” Food Drive To Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts Collected 4.5 Tons of Food For Delawareans

            Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) announced today that DART’s “Stuff The Bus” COVID-19 Relief Efforts Food Drive collected 4.5 tons (9,097 pounds) of food.  The week-long food drive took place from June 22 to June 26 at the Safeway stores in Rehoboth and Dover, and the ShopRite stores at First State Plaza, Brandywine Commons and Four Seasons Shopping Centers.  The Food Bank of Delaware will distribute the donated food through its Hunger Relief Partners to Delaware residents in need of food assistance. 

            John Sisson, DTC’s Chief Executive Officer, stated “I’m proud of our employees, business partners, bus riders, and the community, along with Safeway and ShopRite, whose generous donations will help out their fellow Delawareans in need of food assistance.”

            Chad Robinson, Food Bank of Delaware Community Relations Director, stated “The Food Bank of Delaware is so thankful to our friends at DART First State and DelDOT for stepping up during this time of unprecedented need.  While we are all familiar with the Stuff the Bus at Thanksgiving time, the outpouring of support we saw in this “COVID-19 Edition” was amazing.  The donation of over 4.5 tons of food last week will go out to support the needs of thousands of food insecure Delawareans suffering during this time.  We are grateful for this ongoing partnership and look forward our annual Stuff the Bus again in the fall.”

            Donations were received from the general public, as well as businesses, and organizations throughout the entire State, including the employees from DART and DelDOT, which filled three 28-foot paratransit buses full of non-perishable food.  DART’s partner, Sharp Energy, donated over $2,000 worth of food, which was loaded onto a DART propane autogas paratransit bus.  To see photos from the event, visit DART’s Facebook page.

DART partnered with The Vault 103.5/106.1 FM, part of The Voice Radio Network and thanks to their staff and listeners for helping make “Stuff The Bus” in Rehoboth a great success. 

Thank you to everyone for their generosity and support in helping us “stuff” our buses.  Together as a team, we have helped to make a difference in providing food assistance to Delawareans in need. 

For more information on donating food, contact the Food Bank at 302-292-1305, or visit their website at www.FBD.org.  The Food Bank of Delaware is a nonprofit agency committed to ending hunger in Delaware.   

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State.  For more information, please visit DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART.  Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android). 

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