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February 17, 2017

Updated: Feb. 17, 2017 at 11:50 p.m.

Title VI 2017 Proposed Program Update Seeking Public Comment

LYNX has proposed making the following system-wide efficiencies effective April 30.

Our Board of Directors (BOD) will vote on the service change proposal at their March 23 meeting in the LYNX Central Station 2nd Floor Board Room.

Route efficiencies proposed include extending all weekday trips on Link 45 to the Lake Mary SunRail station, Link 46W via Rinehart Road to Lake Mary Boulevard and Link 63 (LYMMO Orange-North Quarter) to LYNX Central Station. Additionally the agency is looking at adjusting the routing for Links 319 in Parramore and 427 in Haines City.

Trip additions are proposed for Links 37 and 107.

Schedule efficiencies will include time changes on Links 7, 8, 11, 13, 18, 20, 24, 26, 108, 125, 405, FastLink 441, Link 443 and NeighborLink 622.

There will be bay changes at LYNX Central Station for Bay C (Link 63 LYMMO Orlando-North Quarter), Bay D (Link 50), Bay E (Links 36 and 40), Bay M (Links 21, 54 and 441), Bay P (Link 107), Bay S (Link 125), Bay X (Links 7, 11 and 18) and Bay Y (Links 51 and 406).

The public comment period will begin Feb 17. Comments will be accepted at public workshops and hearings.


Public Workshops/Hearings

DATE/TIME:          Tuesday, Feb. 28
                              5-6 p.m. (Workshop), 6-7 p.m. (Hearing)
LOCATION:           Altamonte City Hall
                              225 Newburyport Ave.
                              Altamonte Springs, FL  32701
Passengers should use Link 436N or SunRail.

DATE/TIME:           Wednesday, March 1
                               5-6 p.m. (Workshop), 6-7 p.m. (Hearing)
LOCATION:           Kissimmee City Hall
                              101 Church St.
                               Kissimmee, FL 34741
Passengers should use Links 10, 18, 26, 55, 56, 57, 108, 407, 441 or NeighborLink 632.

DATE/TIME:           Thursday, March 2
                               4-5 p.m. (Workshop), 5-6 p.m. (Hearing)
LOCATION:            LYNX Central Station
                               2nd Floor Open Space
                               455 North Garland Ave.
                               Orlando, FL  32801
Passengers should use any of the 32 Links serving LYNX Central Station in addition to the LYMMO Orange and Lime Lines or SunRail.

Public comments also will be accepted through 5 p.m. on March 20 at www.golynx.com on the “contact us” page, by mail or delivered to:

     LYNX Central Station 
     455 N. Garland Ave.
     Orlando, FL 32801  
     Attention: Service Change

Interested parties may view the proposed service change information at the LYNX Central Station 1st Floor Security Guard Post 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.  For additional information contact Doug Robinson, manager of strategic planning, at (407) 254-6078.

Maps and schedules are being drafted and once complete will be posted on www.golynx.com.

Additionally the LYNX Title VI officer will be seeking comment for the proposed 2017 program update as required by the Federal Transit Administration at all public workshops and hearings, and will be available for review at the LYNX Central Station Security Guard Post until 5 p.m. March 20. For additional information contact Desna Hunte, Title VI officer, (407) 254-6117, title6officer@golynx.com, by mail or delivered to:

       LYNX Central Station 
       455 N. Garland Ave.
       Orlando, FL 32801  
       Attention: Service Change


April 2017 Service Proposal*

ROUTE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Link 45 – Lake Mary (Seminole County) – Lake Mary (Osceola County) – All weekday trips will serve the Lake Mary SunRail station. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 46W – West SR 46/Seminole Towne Center (Seminole County) – Extend all trips to Lake Mary Boulevard via Towne Center Boulevard and Rinehart Road. 
  • Link 63 – LYMMO Orange-North Quarter (Orange County) – Extend all trips to LYNX Central Station via Amelia Street. Add additional stops at LYNX Central Station and Livingston Street/Orange Avenue.
  • Link 319 – Richmond Heights (Orange County) – Buses from LYNX Central Station will use Terry Avenue, South Street and Parramore Avenue.  Adding new stops at Terry Avenue/Church Street.
  • Link 427 – U.S. 27/Haines City (Lake County/Orange County /Osceola County/Polk County) – Changing route in downtown Haines City to operate along East Main Street between 5th and 10th instead of East Hinson Avenue. Adding bus stop at East Main Street and 8th Street.  

SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Link 7 – South Orange Avenue/Florida Mall (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 8 – West Oak Ridge Road/International Drive (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments. Adding trip from Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets at 9:05 p.m. on Sundays.
  • Link 11 – South Orange Avenue/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 13 – University Boulevard/UCF (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 18 – South Orange Avenue/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola counties) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 20 – Malibu Street/Pine Hills (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.  
  • Link 24 – Millenia (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 26 – Pleasant Hill Road/Poinciana (Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 108 – South U.S. 441/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) – Changing Sunday 9:40 p.m. departure from Florida Mall SuperStop to 9:50 p.m.
  • Link 125 – Silver Star Road Crosstown (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 405 – Apopka Circulator (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • FastLink 441 – Kissimmee/Downtown Orlando (Orange Country/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments. Adding new bus stop at Orange Blossom Trail and Wetherbee Road.
  • Link 443 – Lee Road Crosstown (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • NeighborLink 622 – Oviedo (Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments

TRIP ADDITIONS

  • Link 37 – Pine Hills/Florida Mall (Orange County) – Adding Sunday 10 p.m. trip from Florida Mall SuperStop.
  • Link 107 – U.S. 441/Florida Mall (Orange County) – Adding Sunday 10 p.m. trip from Florida Mall SuperStop.


NEW BAY ASSIGNMENTS

  • Bay C – Link 63 LYMMO Orlando-North Quarter
  • Bay D – Link 50
  • Bay E – Links 36 and 40
  • Bay M – Links 21, 54 and 441
  • Bay P – Link 107
  • Bay S – Link 125
  • Bay X – Links 7, 11 and 18
  • Bay Y – Links 51 and 406

* Subject to change.