Votran schedule changes for Biketoberfest

Posted On: October 11th

In response to anticipated traffic congestion during Biketoberfest, some Votran routes have been changed. Schedule delays will occur from Thursday, Oct.13, through Sunday, Oct. 16.

“Heavy event traffic is anticipated and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations,” said Steve Sherrer, Votran’s general manager. “Detours will be activated as dictated by traffic conditions, and we estimate that will begin around 11:30 a.m. each day. We regret the inconvenience these changes may cause to our passengers.”

The following route changes will be in effect:

Daytime routes

  • Buses will be unable to use the Intermodal Transit Facility (ITF). Passengers must use stops on State Road A1A. Passengers must wait for routes 1, 18 and 19 at the bus stops on A1A. Route 8 passengers will be boarded on Halifax Avenue.
  • Route 1 outbound: Right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on Palmetto Avenue, left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on Peninsula Drive.
  • Route 1 inbound: From Beach Street left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on Palmetto Avenue to the Transfer Plaza.
  • Route 8 outbound: Right on Palmetto Avenue, left on International Speedway Boulevard, left on Halifax Drive. Services will remain on Halifax Drive and will not go into the ITF. Reverse on inbound trip.
  • Route 11 outbound: Left on Palmetto Avenue, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on U.S. 1, right on Fairview Avenue, left on Beach Street. The route will not be able to serve the Daytona Beach Flea Market, and will serve the Kennel Club only if traffic permits. Passengers going west of Thames should take route 60. 
  • Route 11 inbound: From Beach Street, right on Fairview Avenue, left on U.S. 1, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to the Transfer Plaza.
  • Route 17A/B will use the International Speedway Bridge. Outbound: Right on Palmetto Avenue, left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on State Road A1A. The route will not be able to serve Main Street. Reverse on inbound trip.
  • Route 18 will not serve Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Daytona Beach International Airport. Outbound: Will stay on International Speedway Boulevard, right into east entrance of Volusia Mall. Inbound: From State Road A1A right on University Boulevard, left on Halifax Avenue, right on Seabreeze Boulevard to Mason Avenue, left on U.S. 1, left on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on Palmetto Avenue to the Transfer Plaza.
  • Route 19 will not serve Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Daytona Beach International Airport. Inbound: From Midway Avenue left on International Speedway Boulevard.

Night service will start and end at the Transfer Plaza

  • Buses will be unable to use the Intermodal Transit Facility (ITF). Passengers must use stops on State Road A1A.
  • Route 1 outbound: Right on Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, right on Palmetto Street, left on International Speedway Boulevard, left on State Road A1A. Inbound: Will turn around at Vining Court and Granada Boulevard. There will be no service on the Granada Bridge.
  • Route 1 inbound: From State Road A1A, right on International Speedway Boulevard, right on Palmetto Street to the Transfer Plaza.
  • Routes 3, 4 and 10 will use Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard and Beach Street to Fairview Avenue. Reverse routing on inbound trip.
  • Route 15 will use Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard to Beach Street. Reverse routing on inbound trip.
  • Route 17 outbound: Right on Palmetto Street, left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on State Road A1A. Will end at Raymond Avenue and South Atlantic Avenue. There will be no service on the Dunlawton Bridge.
  • Route 17 inbound: From State Road A1A, left on International Speedway Boulevard, right on Palmetto Street, to the Transfer Plaza.

Sunday service:

There may be service interruptions on Sunday, Oct. 16. Service will operate from the Intermodal Transfer Facility, but some routes may have to detour. Route 10 will stay on International Speedway Boulevard and will not serve the Daytona Beach Flea Market.

Votran riders are encouraged to plan weekend trips in advance. Learn more at www.votran.org. The website also provides up-to-date alerts, real-time bus tracking and download information for the myStop mobile app for real-time bus information anywhere.