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Posted: November 8, 2012 to June 13, 2013

The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) will be making system-wide efficiencies on Dec. 16.

The agency previously held public workshops and a hearing to discuss changes for two routes. Link 111 will no longer serve the Walt Disney World Resort and will now operate every 60 minutes seven days per week. Link 319 will now operate every 30 minutes Monday through Saturday.

LYNX also will introduce two new routes to connect with Haines City at Hinson Plaza during the system-wide efficiencies. The Monday-Saturday Links will be funded by Polk County Transit Services connecting at the Poinciana Walmart and Four Corners Walmart on U.S. 27. Transfers between the two partnering systems will be free.

Other efficiencies will be to Links 10, 17, 26, 38, 50, 55, 57, 105 and 443.

Customers may visit www.golynx.com to view maps and plan trips through Google Maps or call 407-841-LYNX (5969) to speak with a customer service representative for assistance.

The next service efficiencies will take place in April 2013

NEW SERVICE:

  • Link 416 – Poinciana/Haines City (Polk County/Osceola County) – Service will operate every hour from the Poinciana Walmart to Hinson Plaza (East Hinson Avenue and U.S. 17-92) in Haines City 6 a.m-7:20 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The service will be funded by Polk County Transit Services.
  • Link 427 – U.S. 27/Haines City (Polk County/Lake County) – Service will operate every hour from Hinson Plaza (East Hinson Avenue and U.S. 17-92) in Haines City to Cagan Crossings (Four Corners Walmart) via U.S. 27 5:41 a.m.-7:34 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The service will be funded by Polk County Transit Services.

ADJUSTED SERVICE:

  • Link 10 – East. U.S. 192/St. Cloud (Osceola County) – The first bus to Osceola Square Mall will now arrive at 5:55 a.m. This will allow an improved Link 56 connection.
  • Link 17 – North U.S. 441 Apopka (Orange County) – Timepoint No. 2 will move to Silver Star Road.
  • Link 26 – Pleasant Hill Road (Osceola County) – Timepoint No. 2 on the schedule will be removed. The stop will remain.
  • Link 38 – Downtown Orlando/International Drive (Orange County) – Will now serve SeaWorld.
  • Link 50 – Downtown Orlando/Magic Kingdom (Orange County) – Will add one morning trip leaving from the Walt Disney World Transportation and Ticket Center at 5:33am to LYNX Central Station arriving at 6:35 a.m.
  • Link 55 – West U.S. 192/Four Corners (Osceola County) – Timepoint No. 5 on the schedule will be removed. The stop will remain.
  • Link 57 – John Young Parkway (Orange County/Osceola County) – Additional service time will be added to the route.
  • Link 105 – West Colonial (Orange County) – All buses will now arrive and depart from LYNX Central Station (LCS) at the same times as Link 104. Stops are being added in both directions at Orange Blossom Trail and Amelia Street. The schedule will adjust towards LCS by five minutes between West Oaks Mall and Hiawassee Road.
  • Link 111 – OIA/SeaWorld (Orange County) – The route will end at Sea Harbor Drive and Central Florida Parkway. It will no longer serve Walt Disney World Resort (WDW). Service will run every
    60 minutes seven days per week. Passengers will be able to connect to Link 50 to access WDW at Central Florida Parkway.
  • Link 319 – Richmond Heights/Richmond Estates (Orange County) – Service will operate every
    30 minutes Monday through Saturday.
  • Link 443 – Winter Park/Pine Hills (Orange County) – Additional service time will be added to the route.

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For more information please contact Matt Friedman, Manager of Media Relations,

at 407-254-6206 or mfriedman@golynx.com.

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