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Posted: March 27, 2014 to June 1, 2014

Upadated: Apr. 11, 2014

The Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) will make system-wide efficiencies effective April 13.

The major changes will be to connect with SunRail during its weekday service hours. Winter Park routes 1, 9, 14 and 23 will be rerouted. The Sand Lake Road station will be served by Links 11, 18, 42, 111, new routes Xpress 208 (Kissimmee) and FastLink 418 (Meadow Woods). Links 102 and 125 will serve Florida Hospital. The Maitland station will be served by Link 102. Altamonte Springs will be served by the new Link 436N. The Link 434 will use the current stops on S.R. 434 at Ronald Regan Boulevard. The new Link 505 will directly serve the Longwood station. Lake Mary will be served by Link 45. The Sanford station will be served by Links 34, 46E and 46W.

LYMMO, the free downtown Orlando circulator, will expand and receive an updated citrus theme. LYMMO routes will be named after popular Florida fruits. The existing LYMMO route will be named the Orange Line; while the east/west expansion will be called the Grapefruit Line between the Amway Center and Lake Eola using Central Boulevard, Church Street, and South Street.

The Xpress 200 from Volusia County will be discontinued May 1 with the start of SunRail. Additional April changes will include Links 20, 23, 38, 40 and 56.

Maps and schedules are completed. Click here to view the schedule book.

The next service efficiencies are scheduled to take place Aug. 10.

 

April 13 Service Changes

SUNRAIL:

  • Link 1 – Winter Park/Altamonte Springs (Orange County/Seminole County) – Will be rerouted to serve the Winter Park SunRail station 5:33-8:33 a.m. and 4:33-7:33 p.m. During these connection times the route will travel Denning Road, Fairbanks Avenue, New York Avenue and Webster Avenue.
  • Link 9 – Winter Park/Rosemont (Orange County) – Will be rerouted to serve the Winter Park SunRail station 6:07-9:07 a.m. and 5:08-8:08 p.m. During these connection times the route will travel Denning Road, Fairbanks Avenue, New York Avenue and Webster Avenue.
  • Link 11 – South Orange Avenue/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Will be diverted to serve the Sand Lake SunRail station between 6:06-8:36 a.m. and 4:32-7:17 p.m.
  • Link 14 – Calvary Towers (Orange County) – Will be rerouted to serve the Winter Park SunRail station 6:48-8:48 a.m. and 4:48-7:48 p.m. During these connection times the route will travel Denning Road, Fairbanks Avenue, New York Avenue and Webster Avenue.
  • Link 18 – South Orange Avenue/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) –Will be diverted to serve the Sand Lake SunRail station between 5:30-10:06 a.m. and 4:30-9:08 p.m.
  • Link 23 – Winter Park/Springs Village (Orange County) – Will be rerouted to serve the Winter Park SunRail station 5:35-8:35 a.m. and 4:38-7:38 p.m. During these connection times the route will travel Denning Road, Fairbanks Avenue, New York Avenue and Webster Avenue.
  • Link 34 – U.S. 17-92/Sanford Station (Seminole County) – Will be realigned to provide north and south service along French Avenue in Sanford. Will continue to serve the Seminole Health Center. The route will operate every 30 minutes 5:20-8:20 a.m. and 3:20-6:20 p.m. on weekdays. All other times it will operate every 60 minutes.
  • Link 42 – International Drive/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Will be diverted to serve the Sand Lake SunRail station 5:35-8:46 a.m. and 4:06 – 6:36 p.m.
  • Link 45 – Lake Mary (Seminole County) – Will operate every 30 minutes 4:59-7:59 a.m. and 3:13-8:13 p.m. on weekdays only. All other times it will operate every 60 minutes. The route will pull into the Lake Mary SunRail station only during 30 minute service.
  • Link 46E – SR 46/Midway (Seminole County) – Will be realigned to provide crosstown service between the Sanford SunRail station and Midway. This route will no longer serve the Seminole Centre shopping plaza. The route will operate every 30 minutes 5:30-7:30 a.m. and 3:30-6:30 p.m. weekdays only. All other times it will operate every 60 minutes.
  • Link 46W – SR 46/Seminole Towne Center (Seminole County) – Will be realigned to provide crosstown service between the Sanford SunRail station and Seminole Town Center. This route will no longer serve the Seminole Centre shopping plaza. The route will operate every 30 minutes 5:19-8:19 a.m. and 3:19-6:19 p.m. weekdays only. All other times it will operate every 60 minutes.
  • Link 111 – OIA/SeaWorld (Orange County) Will serve the Sand Lake Road SunRail station on weekdays every 30 minutes 5:28-8:32 a.m. and 3:32-6:28 p.m.  All other weekday times will be every 60 minutes. No weekend SunRail station service.
  • FastLink 418 – Meadow Woods/Lake Nona (Orange County) – A FastLink connecting The Florida Mall to Lake Nona’s Medical City by way of the Sand Lake SunRail Station and the Meadow Woods Community.  
  • Link 436N – Fern Park/Apopka (Orange County/Seminole County) – New route. Daily it will serve SR 436 from Fernwood Boulevard and Oxford Road north to the Apopka SuperStop and the Altamonte Springs SunRail station (weekdays). It will operate every 30 minutes on weekdays and Saturday.  Sunday service will be every 60 minutes.

LYMMO:

  • Grapefruit Line (Downtown Orlando) – Will operate between the Amway Center/Westmoreland Drive and Lake Eola/Summerlin Avenue along Central Boulevard, Church Street and South Street. Hours will be 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-midnight Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. The route will operate every 10 minutes 7 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays only. All other times it will operate every 15 minutes.

ELIMINATED ROUTES:

  • Link 41 – SR 436 Crosstown (Orange County/Seminole County) – Route will be split at Fernwood Boulevard and Oxford Road into Links 436S (Orlando International Airport) and 436N (Apopka SuperStop).
  • Xpress 200 – West Volusia – (Volusia County/Seminole County/Orange County) – Route will go away on May 1 with the start of SunRail.
  • NeighorLink 651 - Goldsboro (Seminole County) - New route. Will be based at the Seminole Centre. The service area will be West Airport Boulevard, West 25th Street, French Avenue/17-92 and State Road 46. Service hours will be 5:00 a.m. - 8:55 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

NEW ROUTES:

  • Xpress 208 – Downtown Kissimmee Xpress (Orange County/Osceola County) – Non-stop hourly service between the Sand Lake SunRail station (6:30-8:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m.) and the LYNX Kissimmee Intermodal station (5:40-7:40 a.m. and 4:05-6:05 p.m.).
  • FastLink 418 – Meadow Woods/Lake Nona (Orange County) – A FastLink connecting The Florida Mall to Lake Nona’s Medical City by way of the Sand Lake SunRail Station and the Meadow Woods Community.  
  • Link 436S – Fern Park/Orlando International Airport (Orange County/Seminole County) – New route. Will serve SR 436 from Fernwood Boulevard and Oxford Road south to the airport. It will operate every 30 minutes on weekdays and Saturday.  Sunday service will be every 60 minutes.
  • Link 436N – Fern Park/Apopka (Orange County/Seminole County) – New route. Daily it will serve SR 436 from Fernwood Boulevard and Oxford Road north to the Apopka SuperStop and the Altamonte Springs SunRail station (weekdays). It will operate every 30 minutes on weekdays and Saturday.  Sunday service will be every 60 minutes.
  • Link 505 – Longwood/Winter Springs (Seminole County) –Will utilize the bus pullout bay near the Longwood SunRail station. This route will operate every 60 minutes between the Winter Springs Town Center (6:25-8:25 a.m. and 4:20-6:20 p.m.) and South Seminole Hospital (6-8 a.m., and 3:55-5:55 p.m.).
  • NeighorLink 651 - Goldsboro (Seminole County) - New route. Will be based at the Seminole Centre. The service area will be West Airport Boulevard, West 25th Street, French Avenue/17-92 and State Road 46. Service hours will be 5:00 a.m. - 8:55 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

ADJUSTED SERVICE:

  • Link 20 – Malibu Street/Pine Hills (Orange County) – Will be realigned traveling towards downtown from Walmart operating along John Young Parkway, Princeton Street to Mercy Drive.
  • Link 23 – Winter Park/Springs Village (Orange County) – Has been realigned to stay on SR 434. Will no longer serve West Town Parkway and Pearl Lake Causeway.
  • Link 38 – Downtown Orlando/International Drive (Orange County) – Will now be daily 20 minute peak, 60 minute off-peak service.
  • Link 40 – Americana Boulevard/Universal Orlando (Orange County) – The last five trips will now depart from the Universal Employment Center. Minor schedule changes.
  • Link 56 – West U.S. 192/Magic Kingdom (Osceola County) – Route will be extended from Osceola Square Mall to the LYNX Kissimmee Intermodal Station traveling along Columbia Street, Central Avenue and Neptune Road.

 

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For more information please contact Matt Friedman,

 Director of Marketing Communications, at 407-254-6206 or mfriedman@golynx.com.

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