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Hurricane Idalia Updates

8/31/23, 8:45 a.m.

August 31, 2023 — Beginning today, the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will resume standard operations following a suspension of service due to Hurricane Idalia in the Northeast Florida region.  

Status of Service

  • JTA Bus Routes – RETURNS 8/31
  • Johns River Ferry – SUSPENDED until further notice
  • ReadiRide – RETURNS 8/31
  • Express Select – RETURNS 8/31
  • Skyway – RETURNS 8/31
  • Paratransit – RETURNS 8/31
  • Administrative Offices – OPENS 8/31

St. Johns River Ferry 

  • Johns River Ferry service will remain suspended until further notice.

JTA Fixed Routes/ First Coast Flyer / ReadiRide / Express Select / Skyway / Paratransit

  • JTA Fixed Bus Routes, the First Coast Flyer, ReadiRide, Express Select, Skyway and Paratransit services will resume standard operations on Thursday, August 31.
  • JTA Evacuation Shuttles from the City of Jacksonville’s evacuation shelters will transport passengers to the evacuation pick-up locations on Wednesday, August 30 until 11 p.m.
  • Pick-up locations are Fletcher High School, Mayport Middle School, Baldwin Middle-High School, Jacksonville Beach Elementary and Ken Knight Drive.
  • Additional detours and service disruptions may occur due to flooding and other dangerous road conditions.

JTA Administrative Offices

  • All administrative offices will reopen on Thursday, August 31.

JTA Customer Service

  • JTA Customer Service remains open during normal business hours, 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. through Friday, and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. Contact our Customer Service team at (904) 630-3100 with questions or concerns.


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