Proposed DTA Route and Schedule Changes - Effective: 6/2/19
Published: Expires: 3/31/2019
The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) is proposing route and schedule changes that will be effective June 2, 2019. The DTA implemented 5 new demonstration routes/new service in the fall of 2017.
These new routes (5, 20, 21, 22, and 23) were subject to performance reviews for rider usage. Three of these routes have not met the criteria for ridership usage. These proposed changes are listed below pending our public comment period. All public comments on these proposed changes will be compiled and shared with the DTA Board of Directors for review and a final decision on all proposed changes.
If you wish to comment, please call the DTA at 218-722-7283 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments may also be provided at a public meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 27th, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC).
ROUTE 20: DOWNTOWN TO UNITED HEALTHCARE AND AIRPARK
The current six weekday rounds trip from downtown to the Airport via United Health Care (UHC) to be adjusted to two am trips “From Downtown” and two pm trips “To Downtown”. Routing will be adjusted to provide service between 6th Avenue East and Rice Lake Road via Central Entrance and Pecan Avenue.
AM: Two departures from the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) at 6:03 a.m. and 7:02 a.m. arriving at (UHC) at 6:25 a.m. and 7:25 a.m. and the Duluth International Airport (DLH) at 6:31 a.m. and 7:31 a.m.
PM: Two Departures from DLH at 3:49 p.m. and 4:49 p.m., arriving at UHC at 3:57 p.m. and 4:57 p.m., and DTC at 4:25 p.m. and 5:25 p.m.
ROUTE 21: LAKESIDE TO MILLER HILL MALL VIA UMD
Route discontinued in its entirety due to low ridership.
ROUTE 22: LINCOLN PARK TO LAKESIDE
Route adjusted to provide service between the Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) and 26th Avenue East via Superior Street and London Road. Due to low ridership, the London Road service east of 26th Avenue East and Lakeside is dropped. Lincoln Park, including service to Lincoln Park Middle School is also dropped.
Service between London Road/26th AE and DTC to be increased from once an hour to every ½ hour from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.