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BT has been providing masks to riders as a convenience, but due to supply chain issues BT is currently running low cannot guarantee availability on all buses. Riders without a mask will not be permitted to ride.

Type: Agency

Cause: Other

Effect: Other

More Info: https://ridebt.org/bt-mask-supply

The Explorer routes will run combined on 1/28. See link for additional information.

Routes Affected:

  • GLD (Explorer Gold)
  • BLU (Explorer Blue)

Type: Route

Cause: Other

Effect: Modified Service

More Info: https://bit.ly/3AwkMhH

Bus service will end at 9:45 p.m. tonight 1/28/22

Type: Agency

Cause: Weather

Effect: Modified Service

More Info: https://ridebt.org/news-alerts

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Friday, January 28, 2022
 
Saturday, January 29, 2022
 
Sunday, January 30, 2022

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News & Events

Bus Service Ends 9:45 p.m. Friday 1/28/22

Due to anticipated adverse weather BT service will end at 9:45 p.m. Friday 1/28/22 in both Blacksburg and Christiansburg. Last bus from campus at 9:15. If road conditions rapidly deteriorate service may be suspended earlier. Please continue to check here often for updates.

BT Mask Supply

Blacksburg Transit, along with all federally funded transit systems in the United States, requires all passengers to wear a mask while on a bus regardless of vaccination status. BT has been providing passengers with disposable masks for their convenience, but due to supply chain issues the next shipment of masks may not be received before the current supply runs out. Passengers should be prepared to provide their own masks or risk being refused entry.

Do not rely on BT for a mask, take one from home before heading to the bus stop.

 

Route and Schedule Changes Spring Semester 2022

Multiple bus routes and schedules will change for spring semester beginning Sunday 1/16/22. Some of the biggest changes incude:

  • CAS and UMS suspended.
  • Weekdays after 9:45 pm, everything is hourly (HDG/HXP, HWD/TOM, MSN/MSS).
  • Service ends early on Sunday.

For a list of all the changes please click here:

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Explorer - Combined Route

The Explorer Blue and Gold routes will be combined and operate as a hybrid route on Friday, 1/28. For simplicity, users should follow the blue route.

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