Town hall meeting forces Votran adjustments

Posted On: August 2nd

Votran officials expect heavy traffic around the Ocean Center due to Donald Trump’s town hall meeting, scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3. 

The public transportation system will not service the beachside Intermodal Transit Facility between 2 and 6 p.m. 

The following detours will be in effect from 2 to 6 p.m.:

  • Route 8 will remain on Halifax Avenue outbound and inbound.
  • Route 17A and 17B: From Main Street, buses will turn right on Peninsula Drive, left on International Speedway Boulevard, and right on A1A to regular routing. 
  • Route 1: From the mainland transfer plaza, buses will turn right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, left on Beach Street, left on Fairview Avenue, right on Beach Street, right on Mason Avenue, and left on A1A to regular routing.
  • Route 19: From the mainland transfer plaza, buses will turn right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, left on Beach Street, left on Fairview Avenue, right on Beach Street, right on Mason Avenue, and left on A1A to regular routing.
  • Route 18: From A1A, buses will turn right on Seabreeze Boulevard, left on Beach Street, left on Michigan Avenue, right on Beach Street, and right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to regular routing.

This event is not expected to affect night service.

Votran riders are encouraged to visit www.votran.org and click the “join” button at the bottom of the homepage to receive timely notices about bus service changes. The website also provides up-to-date alerts and real-time bus information.