There is a certain happiness sighted when your bus comes along. It is of course a small specialized form of happiness and will never be a great thing.

-Richard Brautigan, The Old Bus

Sunday, May 25, 2008

The Fix is In

The Big I-5 Fix starts on May 30 and the official Web site is open at Lots of information, including a handy calendar showing expected work schedule.

Sacramento Regional Transit finally has its info up as well. The Web page is here. RT will be adding three extra light rail trips on each line during 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The extra Gold Line trips only go as far as Sunrise.

The extra bus service is apparently going to be "on-the-fly" and not scheduled. According to RT:

Ten buses will be on standby and dispatched to various routes as needed during peak commute hours.
RT promises that detour updates will be posted at RT's Rider Alert page.

I am glad the wife and I live on the other side of the world and won't be affected by this mess.

1 comment:

The Derek said...

why doesnt rt add extra trains to the already crowded folsom line? Theoretically, they can dispatch two trains in quick succession, which would add capacity, without having two trains colliding head on ;)