Blacksburg Transit to provide extra service for Saturday exams - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Blacksburg Transit to provide extra service for Saturday exams

Posted: Updated:
BLACKSBURG, VA -

Town of Blacksburg news release

Due to Virginia Tech exams, Blacksburg Transit will provide extra service on Saturday, May 11.  All routes in Blacksburg will be in service, operating on either 15 or 30 minute frequency.  Note:  During this time BT4U will only predict the regularly scheduled Saturday service. See below for specific route details.

  • CRC Shuttle - Will operate on 30 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm. Route will end service at 5:30 pm.
  • Harding Ave - Will operate on 30 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm.  After 5:30 pm, the route will return to hourly service and combine with Hethwood.
  • Hethwood (alternate route) - Will operate on 15 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm.  After 5:30 pm. the route will return to hourly service and combine with Harding Avenue.
  • Hokie Express - Will operate on 30 minute frequency from 7 am - 2:30 am.  The Hokie Express will operate continuously throughout the day. It will not stop service in the middle of the day like it normally does on Saturdays.
  • Main Street - Will operate on 30 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm and will follow the normal Saturday route via Giles Road.  After 5:30 pm, the route will return to hourly service.
  • Patrick Henry - Will operate on 15 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm.  Route will end service at 5:30 pm.
  • Progress St. - Will operate on 15 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm.  After 5:30 pm, Progress Street route will return to hourly service, combining with the UCB route.
  • Toms Creek - Will operate on 15 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm. During this time the route will follow Toms Creek.  After 5:30 pm, the route will return to 30 minute frequency and begin following the alternate route along Progress Street.
  • Two Town Trolley - The Two Town Trolley is unaffected and will follow its normal Saturday schedule.
  • UCB - Will operate on 15 minute frequency from 7 am - 5:30 pm.  After 5:30 pm, UCB will return to hourly service, combining with the Progress Street route.
  • U-Mall Shuttle - Will operate on 15 minute frequency from 9 am - 5:30 pm.  Route will end service at 5:30 pm.

For more information, please call Blacksburg Transit at 540-961-1185.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • 12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    12-year-old accidentally kills little brother in Franklin Co.

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:24:35 GMT
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday, April 21 stat 11:46 a.m.
    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old year boy accidentally killed his 7-year-old brother. Deputies received a 911 call about shots fired on Tuesday at 11:46 a.m.
  • Roanoke Mother stands up against bullying after son's suicide

    Roanoke Mother stands up against bullying after son's suicide

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:05:18 GMT
    A Roanoke County mother is standing up against bullying after her 16-year-old son committed suicide. Maxx Poff was found dead on February 20th from a gunshot wound. "Maxx was a lover. He wasn't a fighter and it just kills me to know the pain he was going through for somebody bullying him," Maxx's mother Dianna Poff says. Roanoke County Assistant Police Chief Chuck Mason says detectives heard information was being circulated through social media that suggested bullying was the mean reason fo...
    A Roanoke County mother is standing up against bullying after her 16-year-old son committed suicide. Maxx Poff was found dead on February 20th from a gunshot wound. "Maxx was a lover. He wasn't a fighter and it just kills me to know the pain he was going through for somebody bullying him," Maxx's mother Dianna Poff says. Roanoke County Assistant Police Chief Chuck Mason says detectives heard information was being circulated through social media that suggested bullying was the mean reason fo...
  • Smart Investment? Roanoke city considers $250,000 investment in arts programs

    Smart Investment? Roanoke city considers $250,000 investment in arts programs

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:21:57 GMT
    Arts and culture programs have become Roanoke Valley money makers. For instance, this summer's sold-out Sheryl Crow concert is expected to bring thousands of dollars in revenue. Although, concerts and performances continue to attract tourism dollars, several of the organizations involved have struggled financially. During Roanoke City council budget talks funding for those programs have taken center stage. The recommended budget included $250,000 to help fund local organizations. However, cou...
    Arts and culture programs have become Roanoke Valley money makers. For instance, this summer's sold-out Sheryl Crow concert is expected to bring thousands of dollars in revenue. Although, concerts and performances continue to attract tourism dollars, several of the organizations involved have struggled financially. During Roanoke City council budget talks funding for those programs have taken center stage. The recommended budget included $250,000 to help fund local organizations. However, cou...
  • 29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    29 Virginia High Schools on Personal Finance Top-100 List

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:32:06 GMT
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
    29 schools in the Commonwealth, including many in our area, ranked the the nation's top 100 best high schools for personal finance instruction.
  • Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Franklin Co. Sheriff's Office investigating juvenile death

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:50:58 GMT
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
    Deputies were called to Double Oaks Lane in the Burnt Chimney community, where they found a seven-year-old boy with a gunshot wound.
Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.