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Beaches Trolley Available for Springing the Blues

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – March 24, 2017 – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s (JTA) Beaches Trolley will be available for festival-goers attending the 27th Annual Springing the Blues Festival from Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Beaches Trolley Schedule:
• Friday, April 7 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
• Saturday, April 8 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
• Sunday, April 9 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Download the new MyJTA mobile ticketing application to purchase a one-ride ticket or a single-day pass on your mobile phone. MyJTA allows you pay your fare with the convenience of your mobile device. Trips are $1.50 each way or $4 for a one-day, unlimited ride pass. Download the free MyJTA app from Google Play or the Apple App Store today or visit for more information. One-day passes can also be purchased at Walgreens (two locations at the beach).

“JTA is pleased to support this year’s Springing the Blues festival,” Lisa Darnall, Vice President of JTA Transit Operations. “The Trolley offers additional transportation options for those attending the three-day event featuring national, regional and local blues legends.”

Three trolleys will operate on a 20-minute frequency on Third Street between South Beach Regional Shopping Center on the south end and Atlantic Boulevard on the north end.

“We expect thousands of fans over the course of the weekend so public parking will be at a premium,” said Sam Veal, Executive Producer of Springing the Blues. “The Beaches Trolley is a wonderful addition and a big convenience for fans, allowing them to simply take a quick ride and skip the search for parking. We thank JTA for providing our fans this special service.”

For additional information, please contact the JTA’s customer service line at (904) 630-3100; TDD (904) 630-3191 or visit

For information on Springing the Blues, please visit