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Sussex Fixed Route Service Change and Pilot Flex Services Approved for November

September 19, 2014
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Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) has announced the approval Sussex County Fixed route service changes, as well as new, pilot Flex services that will become effective on Monday, November 10, 2014.

The changes include:

Route 212 – Service between Georgetown, Bridgeville, Seaford and Laurel will be extended to Delmar. The Seaford/Laurel/Delmar Shuttle will be discontinued. Route 212 will operate weekdays on an hourly schedule between 5:35 AM and 9:35 PM, offering connections to Routes 206, 303 and three new flex routes.

Seaford/Laurel/Delmar Shuttle (including Saturday Service) – The Shuttle will be discontinued, although its Monday through Friday service will be replaced by the extended Route 212 service to Delmar.

NEW Pilot Flex Services – Three routes will operate, one in Georgetown (901F), another between Georgetown and Millsboro (902F), and a third in Seaford (903F), providing weekday, hourly service from 6 AM to 7 PM. Flex routes offer the ability to deviate off a designated route within a one mile corridor by reservation (same day reservations available). The fare is the fixed route base fare, plus $1 per deviation. The service offers connections to Routes 206, 212, 303, as well as transfers between the Georgetown flex routes.

As an introductory promotion for the new Flex services, the base fare will be FREE until January 2015; $1 fare per deviation still applies.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. For information on fixed route bus services statewide, please call 1-800-652-DART or visit www.DartFirstState.com.