SAN FRANCISCO—On Wednesday, July 1, the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District (Golden Gate Transit) announced via Twitter that they will continue to adjust the bus service levels due to the current low ridership levels amid the coronavirus pandemic. They are planning to make additional regional bus schedule changes which will be in effect starting Sunday, July 12.
According to a statement of the Additional Regional Bus Changes on website, there are multiple bus routes that will be suspended or reduced. The services on Routes 4, 18, 24, 27, 38, 56X, and 54 are going to be reduced. Routes 2, 8, 38A, 40X, 58, 72X, 74, 76, 92, and 101X will be suspended.
In addition, Route 72 trips will be extended due to the changes to Routes 72X, 74, and 76. The regional routes including 30, 40, 70, and 101, will work hourly with additional weekday peak trips on Routes 30, 40, and 70. They will maintain the suspension of Routes 4C, 24C, 24X, 54C, and 25.
“These changes will be a temporary restructuring of our service to give us the utmost flexibility to quickly add service back as public health orders are eased and ridership returns,” reads a statement from Golden Gate Transit website.
Golden Gate Transit encourages the riders to call the Customer Service Center at 415-455-2000 if they need trip-planning assistance. The operation hours for the customer service is from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays.
For more details about the additional regional bus changes, visit Golden Gate Transit website.