DART To Reduced Weekend Service Due To Staffing Shortages

Due to staffing shortages DART will operate a temporary reduced service schedule effective Thursday, January 13, 2022 until further notice. Routes 5, 6, 8, 18, 20, 31, 35, 43, 52, 53, 63 and 301 will experience a slight reduction in trips during weekdays. DART’s regularly scheduled weekend service will operate normal service levels. For specifics, please visit www.DartFirstState.com.

Statewide Paratransit services will continue to operate normal hours, as will the Reservations call center.

The mask mandate for all riders and operators remains in effect. DART continues with daily cleaning of all buses, including wiping down buses at transit centers, thorough bus cleaning at night and making hand sanitizer available on all buses. Bus capacity has been restricted to no standees.

Updated route schedule pdfs are available on https://dartfirststate.com/RiderInfo/Routes/. Please download the free DART Transit app. to access updated alerts and real-time bus information.

The safety and well-being of our customers and employees is our top priority. We know the importance of connecting people to their destinations, safely, and efficiently. We will continue to monitor the pandemic through Delaware’s Division of Public Health and the CDC to ensure that we have the most up-to-date information to guide our operations.

Source: DART

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