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The Beaches Trolley Returns

Ready for some fun in the sun?  The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) kicks off the summer season of the Beaches Trolley this Memorial Day weekend starting May 23.   

“JTA is enthusiastic to announce the opening weekend of our seasonal Beaches Trolley service to accommodate the needs of beach goers during the 2014 summer season,” said Nathaniel P. Ford Sr., JTA’s CEO. “We are also increasing the frequency to allow our valued customers more time to enjoy all that the beaches area has to offer.”

The Beaches Trolley is a weekend service that goes from South Beach Regional Shopping Center to Atlantic Boulevard. Operating approximately every 15 minutes, the Trolley can take you to eat, meet, shop, sun and fun.

For only $1.50 per trip, customers can enjoy a hassle-free ride on JTA’s Beaches Trolley.  The JTA also offers 1, 3, 7 and 31-day STAR Cards which are available online for UNLIMITED rides! 

What time does it operate?

Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, September 1:     
     Friday – 6 p.m.-2 a.m. 
     Saturday – 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
     Sunday – 11 a.m.-7 p.m.









Summer Holiday Schedule:

 ·         Memorial Day – 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
·         July 4th – 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
 ·         Labor Day – 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

 The JTA will no longer offer weekday Beaches Trolley hours after May 30, 2014.