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2016 Schedule for Beaches Trolley

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – May 16, 2016 – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) Beaches Trolley season kicks off just in time for summer on Friday, May 27. The JTA will offer trolley service every Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. through September 5. Operating hours will be extended for Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day weekends.

Friday, May 27 through Monday, September 5:
• Friday 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
• Saturday 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Holiday Weekends (Memorial Day, Independence Day & Labor Day):
• Friday 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
• Saturday 10 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
• Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
• Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“JTA is pleased to provide weekly trolley service for beaches residents and visitors this summer,” said JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr. “The Beaches Trolley is a convenient and affordable way to travel to many destinations throughout the beaches.”

Trolley Route (see attached map):
Third Street: South Beach Parkway Shopping Center to Beach Blvd.
Second Street: Beach Boulevard to Fourth Avenue North
Third Street: Fourth Avenue North to Atlantic Boulevard

Single trips are $1.50 with exact change on the trolley. Seniors 65 and older with a valid Senior STAR Card have complimentary access. One and three day passes are available at Walgreens and JTA ticket vending machines. A one-day pass is $4 and a three-day pass is $10.

In addition, JTA recently launched a new mobile application that allows customers to purchase an unlimited-ride, single-day pass for $4 or a one-ride ticket for $1.50 with the convenience of their smart phone. The MyJTA app provides real time vehicle location and electronic payment options for customers with the convenience of their mobile device. Download the free MyJTA app from Google Play or the Apple App Store and ride the trolley and/or JTA buses as many times as you like for only $4 a day. Visit www.myjta.com for more information.