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AC Transit launches Flex service pilot project

The pilot’s design employs smaller 12 seats buses (each fully-ADA compliant with Clipper Card readers and fare boxes) and offer riders the choice of which existing Line 275 bus stop they would like to begin and end their travel.

AC Transit launches on-demand bus service

Riders using a desktop computer, smart phone device or traditional telephone can schedule their pick-up and desired drop-off locations: reducing their wait time, arriving at their destination faster, and increasing the overall rider experience.

Utah's FLEX bus service touted by FTA

FLEX follows a fixed route, but will deviate up to three-quarters of a mile to pick up a limited number of riders who phone and make an appointment. The routes serve both the general public and the disabled, but anyone can request a deviation.

Del. DART's new flex service a hit

Launched as an effort to better meet the community’s transportation needs, the new Flex service, which can deviate up to one mile off of its set route to pick up riders, operates as a hybrid between DART’s fixed-route buses and paratransit buses that provide door-to-door transportation to qualified riders through reservations made 24 hours in advance.

Calif. area adds 'Flex' bus service

The new service, offered by North County Transit District, is an effort to "make up" for some of the traditional routes that have been cut in communities including Solana Beach and Encinitas.

UTA launches 3 flex bus routes

The routes will bring new all-day service to areas that previously had no service or had only morning/evening commuter buses. Funding for the routes comes from FTA grants administered through the Utah Department of Transportation.