Service Changes Starting September 26

Service Change Details - en español

Service changes were approved for the following routes. Please click on the route name/number for more details. The information reflects the final recommendations that were approved by the City of Durham. The following routes will have service changes:

Route 1N – Route will be eliminated. Customers can still use Route 1A or 1B every 30 minutes for service between Durham Station and Northgate Mall. 

Route 2AClick to view new scheduleService will be removed from East End Ave. Routes 2/2A would instead use Pleasant Dr and Lynn Rd to access US 70.

Route 5KClick to view new schedule. Service will be added to Route 5K from 7AM until 12PM with departures at 15 minutes after the hour and 45 minutes after the hour. This will create 15 minute service along Fayetteville St from Durham Station to MLK, Jr. Pkwy on Routes 5 and 5K from 7AM though 6PM, Monday through Saturday.

Route10BClick to view new schedule. Service will be added to Route 10B from 7AM until 12PM with an additional departure at 45 minutes after the hour. This will create 15 minute service between Durham Station and South Square on Routes 10A and 10B from 7AM though 6PM, Monday through Saturday.

In addition, several other routes will have minor scheduling and stop changes to improve schedule reliability. Click to see the new schedules, effective September 26.


Route 1N

Service changes

  • Route 1N will be eliminated.

Reason for changes

  • Route 1N will be eliminated due to low ridership. Customers will still be able to utilize Routes 1A and 1B for 30 minute service between Durham Station and Northgate.

Stops affected

  • All stops between Durham Station and Northgate Mall would no longer be served by Route 1N. However, these stops will still be served by Routes 1A and 1B.

Changes to initial proposal based on public feedback

  • None

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Routes 2/2A

Service changes

  • Service will be removed from East End Ave. Outbound Routes 2/2A will instead use Pleasant Dr and Lynn Rd to access US 70. New stops will be placed along Angier Ave, Pleasant Dr, and Lynn Rd.

Reason for changes

  • Due to the high traffic speeds on US 70 and the location of the stop at US 70 at Lynn Rd just after a hill, the current placement of the stop at US 70 at Lynn Rd places both customers and vehicles at grave risk.

Changes to initial proposal based on public feedback

  • None

Stops affected

Removed:

  • East End at Angier Ave (#5815) – Distance to new or existing stop: 400 feet to Angier Ave at East End Ave (new stop)
  • 413 East End Ave (#6025) - Distance to new or existing stop: 1,100 feet to Angier Ave at East End Ave (new stop)
  • 229 East End Ave (#5763) - Distance to new or existing stop: 2,010 feet to Angier Ave at East End Ave (new stop)
  • East End Ave at Rowena Ave (#5417) - Distance to new or existing stop: 3,200 feet to Angier Ave at East End Ave (new stop)
  • East End Ave at US 70 (#5010) - Distance to new or existing stop: 4,050 feet to Angier Ave at East End Ave (new stop) and 2,950 feet to Lynn Rd at US 70 (new stop)
  • US 70 at Lynn Rd (#5237) – Distance to new or existing stop: 50 feet to Lynn Rd at US 70 (new stop)

Added:

  • Angier Ave at East End Ave (new stop ID)
  • Angier Ave at Midway Ave (new stop ID)
  • Pleasant Dr at Angier Ave (new stop ID)
  • Lynn Rd at US 70

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Route 5K

Service changes

  • Add service to Route 5K from 7AM until 12PM along Fayetteville St from downtown to MLK, Jr. Pkwy with departures from Durham Station at 15 minutes after the hour and 45 minutes after the hour. Once implemented, there would be service every 15 minutes along Fayetteville St from Durham Station to MLK, Jr. Pkwy on Routes 5 and 5K, from 7AM until 6PM, Monday through Saturday.

Reason for changes

  • Customers using the Route 5 service along Fayetteville St from Durham Station to MLK Pkwy in the morning will benefit from the additional service being provided by the new service on the Route 5K.

Stops affected

  • Stops shared by Route 5 and 5K will be served more frequently in the morning from 7AM through 12PM. Frequent service in the afternoon will continue as it does today.

Changes to initial proposal based on public feedback

  • None

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Route 10B

Service changes

  • Add Route 10B service from 7AM until 12PM from Durham Station to South Square on University Dr with a departure from Durham Station at 45 minutes after the hour. Once implemented, there would be service every 15 minutes to South Square from Durham Station on Routes10A and 10B from 7AM until 6PM, Monday through Saturday. Existing Route 10B service would not be affected.

Reason for changes

  • Customers using the Route 10A/10B service in the morning will benefit from the additional service being provided by the new service.

Stops affected

  • Stops shared by Routes 10A and 10B will be served more frequently in the morning from 7AM through 12PM. Frequent service in the afternoon will continue as it does today.

Changes to initial proposal based on public feedback

  • There will be no routing changes to Route 10B.
    • Service to Emerald Pond along Pickett Rd will stay in place.
    • Service along Shannon Rd on the inbound will stay in place.
    • Service along Shannon Rd and MLK, Jr. Pkwy on the outbound will stay in place.
    • Service to Forest at Duke Dr, turning east onto Pickett Rd from Tower Blvd will not take place.

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