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DTA Holidays / No Service Days / Emergency Weather


The DTA operates a limited Holiday Service Schedule in Duluth for both regular-route and STRIDE. The shaded area within the Sunday Schedule of each route’s passenger hand schedule indicates the Holiday Service Schedule for that route. Please note that service is also curtailed early on Christmas Eve.

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth Of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

The DTA Operating Center and Duluth Transportation Center (DTC) Information Booth / Sales Outlet are closed during holidays.

Emergency Mainline Service

When weather conditions don't allow the Duluth Transit Authority to operate its full fixed-route level of service but still able to operate a reduced service, the following Emergence Mainline Bus service will take effect:


Weather Emergency Buses will depart from New Duluth (Commonwealth Avenue and McCuen Street) to Lakeside (61st Avenue East and Superior Street). Buses will travel on Grand Avenue, West Third Street and Superior Street between New Duluth and Lester Park.

Schedule Times:

Upon announcement of regular route service curtailment, Weather Emergency Buses will depart from Commonwealth Avenue and McCuen Street) every 30 minutes on the hour and: 30 minutes after each hour, signed "2-Downtown to 7-Lakeside". Buses will travel Grand Avenue and West Third Street through Morgan Park, West Duluth, and Lincoln Park to Downtown. Then continue to Lakeside along East Superior Street.

Buses will leave Lakeside (61st Avenue East and Superior Street) every 30 minutes at: 15 and: 45 minutes of each hour, signed "7-Downtown to 2-New Duluth". Buses will travel East Superior Street to Downtown, and then continue to New Duluth along West Third Street and Grand Avenue.

In the event, regular route service is canceled prior to the beginning of the service day, the first Weather Emergency Buses will depart from Commonwealth Avenue and McCuen Street at 5:00 am, The first bus departing 61st. Ave. East and Superior St. will be at 5:15 am.

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