July 28, 2016

LYNX board of directors has approved making system-wide efficiencies effective Aug. 28.

The major enhancements will be new weekday service on Link 320 (Avalon Park Schools Connector), along Alafaya Trail between East Colonial Drive and Avalon Park; and East Colonial Drive to East Chuluota Road connecting to the new Econ River High Charter School. Service will begin on Aug. 15 coinciding with the new school year.

Route changes will happen on Aug. 28 for Links 102431 (LYMMO Orange-Downtown)62 (LYMMO Grapefruit)63 (LYMMO Orange-North Quarter) and FastLink 407.

Additional efficiencies will include schedule time changes on Links 3910202628293740445054102106107108FastLink 407FastLink 418434 436N and NeighborLink 652.

Trip additions and eliminations are proposed on Links 68233740102106107313 and FastLink 418.

There will be new LYNX Central Station bay assignments for Links 20 (L), 51 (S), 54 (M), 300 (R), 304 (R), 313 (T) and FastLink 441 (B).

The new August maps and schedule brochures are posted on www.golynx.com

The next service efficiencies are scheduled to take place Dec. 11.

 

Aug. 28 Service Changes

NEW SERVICE:

  • Link 320  Avalon Park Schools Connector – New weekday service from Alafaya Trail/East Colonial Drive to East Colonial Drive/Chuluota Road and Avalon Park providing service to the Econ River High Charter School. Will begin Aug. 15.

ROUTE ADJUSTMENTS:

  • Link 10  East U.S. 192/St. Cloud (Osceola County) – Eastbound buses will operate on Orange Avenue instead of Grape Avenue between 10th Street and U.S. 192. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 24  Millenia (Orange County) – Westbound buses on Oak Ridge Road will operate via International Drive, Altamira Drive, Adrianna Avenue and Oak Ridge Road to the Orlando Premium Outlets International Drive. Eastbound buses will now operate via Oak Ridge Road to Millenia Boulevard. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 31  LYMMO Orange-Downtown (Orange County) – Will be renumbered to Link 60 (LYMMO Orange-Downtown).
  • Link 62 – LYMMO Grapefruit (Orange County) – Layover location will be at E. Church Street/S. Magnolia Avenue. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 63  LYMMO North Quarter Line (Orange County) – The current bus stop on N. Orange Avenue/Concord Street will be moved north to N. Orange Avenue between Colonial Drive and Concord Street.
  • FastLink 407 – Kissimmee/Medical City/Orlando International Airport (Osceola County/Orange County) – Direction of travel will change. Trips from the LYNX Kissimmee Intermodal Station will serve Orlando International Airport (OIA) before Medical City and then reverse on the trips from Medical City to the LYNX Kissimmee Intermodal Station. Minor schedule adjustments.

TRIP ADDITIONS AND ELIMINATIONS:

  • Link 6  Dixie Belle Drive (Orange County) – Eliminating weekday/Saturday 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday trips from Dixie Belle Drive/Gatlin Avenue. Eliminating 4:55 a.m. weekday; and 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday trips from Colonial Plaza SuperStop. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 8 – W. Oak Ridge Road/International Drive (Orange County) – Adding 6:05 a.m. weekday/Saturday and 5:15 a.m. Sunday trips from LYNX Central Station. Adding 4:14 p.m. weekday, 5:15 p.m. Saturday and 4:48 p.m. Sunday trips from Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 23  Winter Park/Springs Plaza (Orange County) – Eliminating Saturday 5:40 a.m. trip from Denning Drive/Webster Avenue and 5:45 a.m. trip from Springs Plaza.
  • Link 37  Pine Hills/Florida Mall (Orange County) – Adding 5:55 a.m. weekday, 7 and 8 a.m. Sunday trips from Silver Star Road and Hiawassee Road. Adding 3:10 p.m., 4:10 p.m., and 5:10 p.m. weekday; 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday trips from Florida Mall. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 40  Americana Blvd./Universal Orlando (Orange County) – Eliminating 4 a.m. Saturday and 4:45 a.m. Sunday trips from LYNX Central Station.
  • Link 102  Orange Avenue/South 17-92 (Orange County) – Eliminating the 4:45 a.m. weekday trip from LYNX Central Station and the 10:28 p.m. Sunday trip from Fernwood Boulevard and Oxford Road. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 106  N. U.S. 441/Apopka (Orange County) – Eliminating 1 a.m. weekday trip from Apopka SuperStop. Adding 4:25 a.m. weekday and 4:50 a.m. Sunday trips from Apopka SuperStop. Adding 9:45 p.m. Saturday and 7:45 p.m. Sunday trips from LYNX Central Station. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 107 – U.S. 441/Orlando Florida Mall (Orange County) – Adding 9:15 p.m. trip on Sunday from LYNX Central Station. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 313 – Winter Park (Orange County) – Eliminating 7:40 p.m. weekday, 6:39 a.m. and 7:33 p.m. Saturday trips from Florida Hospital. Eliminating 6:45 a.m. Saturday trip from LYNX Central Station.
  • FastLink 418 – Florida Mall/Meadow Woods/Lake Nona (Orange County) – Eliminating 7:30 p.m. weekday and Saturday trip from the VA Hospital. Minor schedule adjustments.

SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS:

  • Link 3 – Lake Margaret Drive (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 9 – Winter Park/Rosemont (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 20  Malibu Street/Mercy Drive (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 26  Pleasant Hill Road/Poinciana (Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 28  E. Colonial Drive/Azalea Park (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 29  E. Colonial Drive/Goldenrod Road (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 44  Hiawassee Road/Zellwood (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 50 – Downtown Orlando/Magic Kingdom (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 54 – Old Winter Garden Road (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 108 – S. U.S. 441/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 434 – SR 434 Crosstown (Orange County/Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 436N – SR 436 Crosstown (Orange County/Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • NeighborLink 652 – Maitland Center (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.