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April 30, 2018

We have proposed making system-wide efficiencies effective July 15.

The LYNX Board of Directors (BOD) will vote on the service proposal at their May 24 meeting in the LYNX Central Station 2nd Floor Board Room.

This proposal will start two weeks prior to SunRail Phase 2.

New service will include Link 155 serving The Loop, Osceola Parkway, Tupperware SunRail Station and Buena Ventura Lakes.

Xpress 208 is proposed to be eliminated.

Route changes will include Link 1, 18, 103, 306, FastLink 418, NeighborLink 604, 631 and 632.

Schedule adjustments would include time changes on Links 15, 23, 26, 34, 42, 45, 46W, 104, 111, 426, 434, 436N and NeighborLink 652.

The public comment period will begin May 1. Comments will be accepted at public workshops and hearings.
 

Public Workshops/Hearings

DATE/TIME:            Tuesday, May 15

      4-5 p.m. (Workshop), 5-6 p.m. (Hearing)

LOCATION:             LYNX Central Station

                                 Main Terminal (Workshop)

       2nd Floor Open Space (Hearing)

       455 North Garland Ave.

       Orlando, FL  32801

Passengers should use any of the 32 Links serving LYNX Central Station in addition to LYMMO Orange Downtown, North Quarter, and Lime Lines or SunRail.

DATE/TIME:            Wednesday, May 16

     10-11 a.m. (Workshop), 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Hearing)

LOCATION:             Altamonte City Hall

      225 Newburyport Ave.

      Altamonte Springs, FL  32701

Passengers should use Link 436N or SunRail.

 

DATE/TIME:            Thursday, May 17

      10-11 a.m. (Workshop), 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Hearing)

LOCATION:             Kissimmee City Hall

      101 Church St.

      Kissimmee, FL 34741

 Passengers should use Links 10, 18, 26, 55, 56, 57, 108, 208, 407, 441 or NeighborLink 632.

Public comments also will be accepted through 5 p.m. on May 30 at 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 Bruce Detweiler, Manager of Service Planning, at (407) 254-6136.

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

July 15, 2018 Service Proposal*

NEW ROUTES

  • Link 155 – The Loop/Buena Ventura Lakes/Osceola Parkway (Osceola County) – Will operate between Buena Ventura Lakes and The Loop shopping area via Osceola Parkway serving Tupperware SunRail Station. Service every 30 minutes during weekday peak period only.

ROUTE ELIMINATIONS

  • XpressLink 208 – Downtown Kissimmee Express (Orange County/Osceola County) – Eliminate service.

ROUTE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Link 1 – Winter Park/Altamonte Springs (Orange County/Seminole County) – Routing from Altamonte Mall will operate via SR 436, Westmonte Drive to Wymore Road. Minor schedule changes.         
  • Link 18 – S. Orange Ave./Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) – Extend route into Meadow Woods SunRail Station. Minor schedule changes.
  • Link 103 – North 17-92/Sanford (Seminole County) – Change morning routing to operate via Bush Boulevard to serve the John E. Polk Correctional Facility.
  • Link 306 – Poinciana/Disney Springs (Orange County/Osceola County) – Extend route into Poinciana SunRail Station. Change evening route to operate via Seralago Boulevard and U.S. 192 to Poinciana Boulevard. Minor schedule changes.
  • FastLink 418 – Florida Mall/Meadow Woods/Lake Nona (Orange County) – Eliminate service along Sand Lake Road, Orange Avenue and to the Sand Lake SunRail Station. Operate via Orange Blossom Trail and Wetherbee Road, extend into Meadow Woods SunRail Station. Minor schedule changes.
  • NeighborLink 604 – Intercession City/Campbell City (Osceola County) – Extend route into Poinciana SunRail Station. Change time point from Orange Blossom Trail/Pleasant Hill Road to Poinciana SunRail Station. Minor schedule changes. Adding additional trips to meet evening SunRail trains.
  • NeighborLink 631 – Buena Ventura Lakes (Osceola County) – Extend route into Tupperware SunRail Station. Eliminate time point at Valencia College Osceola Campus and change to Tupperware SunRail Station. Minor schedule changes. Adding additional service to meet early morning SunRail trains.
  • NeighborLink 632 – North Kissimmee (Osceola County) – Extend route into Tupperware SunRail Station. Eliminate service to Kissimmee Intermodal Station. Eliminate time point at Valencia College Osceola Campus and change to Tupperware SunRail Station. Minor schedule changes. Add additional service to meet early morning SunRail trains.

SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Link 15 – Curry Ford Road (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 23 – Winter Park/Springs Plaza (Orange County/Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 26 – Pleasant Hill Road/Poinciana (Osceola County) – Adding 5:10 a.m. and 5:40 a.m. trips from Poinciana Walmart to Kissimmee Intermodal Station on weekdays. Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 34 – Sanford (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 42 – International Drive/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 45 – Lake Mary (Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 46W – W. SR 46/Seminole Towne Center (Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments. 
  • Link 104 – East Colonial Drive (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments
  • Link 111 – SeaWorld/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 426 – Poinciana Circulator (Osceola County/Polk County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 434 – SR 434 Crosstown (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.

* Subject to change.