All content below was created with the expectation that changes would occur in August. Due to Covid-19 complications all changes have been moved to later in the year, Fall 2020. More details to come.


 

Proposed Service Changes for Fall 2020

Goals 

  • Implement the Short Range Transit Plan approved by Durham City Council in June 2019​​
  • Provide more frequent service at night and on weekends with funding from the Durham County Transit Tax​
  • Respond to the recommendations of the GoDurham Onboard Survey Report (2017) where 31% of customers selected increased frequency of service at night and Sunday as the highest priority

Benefits

  • 6.1 miles of additional frequent service (every 15 minutes all day)
  • 12.1 miles of additional 30-minute Saturday service ​
  • 32.7 miles of additional 30-minute night, Sunday and holidays service
  • 13,400 residents and 11,700 jobs within a quarter mile of additional frequent service

Summary

  • 15-minute Mon-Sat daytime service on all of Route 5 to Southpoint​​
  • 30-minute night, Sunday and holiday service on Routes 1, 2 and 4​​
  • 30-minute Saturday service on Route 8​
  • Routing and schedule changes for Routes 12 and 12B​

Watch the video below to learn more about GoDurham proposed service changes for Fall 2020 or click through the presentation on your own.

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GoDurham Proposed Service Change Presentation


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30-minute frequency at night, Sunday and holiday (improved from current 60-minute)​

30-minute frequency at night, Sunday and holiday (improved from current 60-minute)​

 

30-minute frequency at night, Sunday and holiday (improved from current 60-minute)​

Service every 15 min on entire route to Southpoint until 7pm on weekdays and Saturdays (currently 15 min only between Durham Station and MLK Jr. Pkwy)​

Route 5K is discontinued and Stratford Lakes Dr at Fayetteville Rd stop is eliminated​

Renaissance Center, NC-751, and NC-54 sections are eliminated from Route 5, but will be served by Route 12 instead​

New stop on Renaissance Pwky at Streets at Southpoint (relocated stop for the Mall)​

Proposed Route 5

30-minute frequency on Saturday until 7pm (improved from current 60-minute)​

Monday - Saturday | DAY

  • S. Alston Ave, Falls Pointe Apts, and NC-55 (South of NC-54) served by Route 12B during the day Mon-Sat instead of Route 12​
  • Renaissance Center, NC-751, and NC-54 sections served by Route 12 instead of Route 5​
  • New stop on Renaissance Pwky at Streets at Southpoint (relocated stop for the Mall)​​
  • Schedule adjustments​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday - Saturday | NIGHT, SUNDAY, HOLIDAY

  • Renaissance Center, NC-751, and NC-54 sections served by Route 12 instead of Route 5​
  • New stop on Renaissance Pwky at Streets at Southpoint (relocated stop for the Mall)​
  • S. Alston Ave, Falls Pointe Apts, and NC-55 still served by Route 12 at night, Sunday and holiday (instead of 12B)​
  • Schedule adjustments​

  • 12B serves S. Alston Ave, Falls Pointe Apts, and NC-55 instead of Route 12 (in same clockwise direction), Mon-Sat until 7pm. Route 12 serves S. Alston Ave on night, Sunday and holiday.​
  • Stops on westbound NC-54 at Alston Ave and NC-55 will be discontinued from GoDurham service with alternate stops on NC 54 at Triangle Dr (WB) and NC 55
  • Schedule adjustments​

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