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November 1, 2018

LYNX has proposed making system-wide efficiencies effective Jan.27, 2019.

The LYNX Board of Directors (BOD) will vote on the service proposal at their Dec. 6 meeting in the LYNX Central Station 2nd Floor Board Room.

New service will include Link 709 serving Downtown Kissimmee, Kissimmee City Hall, Osceola Regional Medical Center and Florida Hospital Kissimmee.

Route changes will include Link 21, 37, 301 and 303.

Schedule adjustments will include time changes on Links 8, 11, 18, 38, 50, 57, 108, 111, FastLinks 407, 416, 441, NeighborLink 622 and the LYMMO Orange and Grapefruit Lines.

The public comment period is now open. Comments also will be accepted at public workshops and hearings.
 

Public Workshops/Hearings

DATE/TIME:     Tuesday, Nov. 13

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, Nov. 14

3-4 p.m. (Workshop), 4-5 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 and LYMMO Orange Downtown, North Quarter, and Lime Lines or SunRail.

 

DATE/TIME:     Thursday, Nov.15

4:45-5:45 p.m. (Workshop), 5:45-6:45 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 SunRail.

Public comments also will be accepted through 5 p.m. on Nov. 29 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.

 

January 2019 Service Proposal*

NEW ROUTE

  • Link 709 – Kissimmee Connector (Osceola County) – Will operate a one-way loop through downtown Kissimmee from the LYNX Kissimmee Intermodal Station via Dakin Street, Lakeview Drive, Patrick Street, Emmett Street, Church Street, Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Rose Avenue, Oak Street, Central Avenue, Hilda Avenue and Main Street. Route will operate every 30 minutes weekdays 6:30 a.m.-8:09 p.m.

 

ROUTE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Link 21 – Universal Studios (Orange County) – The current bus stop on Valencia College Drive will be eliminated. Buses will serve a new stop near the Valencia College Nursing and Fitness Center via Kirkman Road, Valencia College Drive and Receiving Road. 
  • Link 37 – Pine Hills/Florida Mall (Orange County) – The current bus stop on Valencia College Drive will be eliminated. Buses will serve a new stop near the Valencia College Nursing and Fitness Center via Kirkman Road, Valencia College Drive and Receiving Road.
  • Link 301 – Pine Hills/Animal Kingdom (Orange County) – Afternoon trip from Pine Hills to Animal Kingdom Lodge will serve All-Star Resort. Minor schedule changes.
  • Link 303 – Washington Shores/Disney Hollywood Studios (Orange County) – Routing to/from Hollywood Studios will change. Bus stop will change from current location to a new stop located at the new Cast Services building. Service to All-Star Resort will be eliminated. Minor schedule adjustments.

 

SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Link 8 – W. Oak Ridge Road/International Drive (Orange County) – 4:51 a.m. weekday trip from Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets to downtown Orlando will change to 4:43 a.m.
  • Link 11 – S. Orange Avenue/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 18 – S. Orange Avenue/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 38 – Downtown Orlando/SeaWorld (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 50 – Downtown Orlando/Magic Kingdom (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 57 – John Young Parkway (Orange County/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 60 – LYMMO Orange Line (Orange County) – On Friday and Saturday, the last trip will leave CentroPlex Garage at 10:45 p.m.
  • Link 62 – LYMMO Grapefruit Line (Orange County) – On Friday and Saturday, the last trip will leave Church Street and Magnolia Avenue at 10:45 p.m.
  • Link 108 – South U.S. 441/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 111 – SeaWorld/Orlando International Airport (Orange County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • FastLink 407 – Kissimmee/Orlando International Airport/Medical City (Orange County/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • Link 416 – Poinciana/Haines City (Osceola County/Polk County) – Will extend the 5:40 a.m. trip from Walmart and the 1:55 p.m. trip from Haines City Plaza to serve Haines City High School.
  • FastLink 441 – Downtown Orlando/Kissimmee (Orange County/Osceola County) – Minor schedule adjustments.
  • NeighborLink 622 – Oviedo (Seminole County) – Minor schedule adjustments.

* Subject to change.