Gold Coast Transit Service Changes take Effect Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Gold Coast Transit (GCT), the largest public transportation provider in Ventura County, will make adjustments to its bus service on Sunday, February 10, 2013. GCT is making the changes in order to improve current schedules, and will also be launching the New Route 21. Read more to see the changes that will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2013.
Effective February 10th, 2013:
- NEW Route 21 will provide direct service between Centerpoint Mall and Ventura Transit Center, with new bus stops along Channel Islands Blvd, Victoria Ave, and Telegraph Rd. This route operates Monday - Friday, from 5:40am - 8:44pm.
- Route 6 will have different schedules weekdays and weekends. The bus will also turn around on Ventura Ave at Cope Center instead of Dakota Ave.
- Route 11 will stop at Main St and Borchard Dr, serving Community Memorial Hospital. The route no longer stops at Valentine and Knoll.
- Route 19 will now serve the Veterans Affairs Clinic and multiple other medical buildings along Gonzales Rd, between Rose and Rice Ave. Route 19 will also runs later, with the last trip now departing the OTC at 8:00pm.
- All routes will have schedules adjustments improve connections and on-time performance.
"We're excited to begin service on the New Route 21 which will provide a much faster trip between South Oxnard and Port Hueneme to Ventura" says GCT General Manager, Steve Brown. "We hope all of these changes make commuting easier for our current riders and also attract new ones."
Gold Coast Transit's new Bus Book with updated route and schedule information is now available online and in print, free of charge on ever bus and at GCT'sCustomer Service Center at the Oxnard Transit Center (OTC). Gold Coast Transit's customer service team is available for trip planning assistance by calling 805-487-4222, Monday - Friday from 7am to 7pm.
Gold Coast Transit provides safe, responsive, convenient, efficient, and environmentally responsible fixed-route bus and paratransit public transportation that serves the diverse needs of the cities of Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme and Ventura, and in the unincorporated County areas between the cities. Utilizing a fleet of 54 clean-burning buses, GCT carries over 3.5 million passengers annually on its 20 bus routes. GCT is a joint powers authority governed by a Board of Directors made up of an elected official from each member jurisdiction.