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Service Changes Effective August 1, 2022

Posted on Jul 11 2022

The following Unitrans service changes take effect on Monday, August 1st, 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year. The changes focus on improving your ride by making it more reliable and adjusting to changing customer demand patterns as well as the critical Unitrans driver shortage. The changes were approved by the Unitrans Advisory Committee on April 28, 2022. Click here for full information and map.

 

Weekend West Villlage Service/Introducing the U Line - The V-MU line will be replaced by the new U line effective August 1, 2022. The U line will serve all West Village bus stops and operate via Highway 113 and Russell Boulevard to the MU Terminal directly. The line will serve the Cuarto Dorms and Dining Common, Trader Joes, and University Mall. The route will no longer operate on La Rue Road and will not serve the ARC. Click here for full information and map.

 

Bus Stop Discontinuation: The Sycamore at Chaparral Northbound/Outbound (#142) stop on G and J lines is discontinued effective August 1. Customers are directed to Sycamore Lane/Antelope (#140) or the North Sycamore Loop (#144) bus stops.

 

Minor Schedule Adjustments: Select K, L, M, Q, and W lines timepoints are adjusted by 1-3 minutes. Schedules available online now and on buses by Monday, July 25.

 

The following changes will be effective September 21, 2022 when the UC Davis academic year resumes. Service frequency reductions may be necessary based on the critical Unitrans driver shortage.

 

V-EX & V-LT Implementation - The V-EX (West Village Express) and V-LT (West Village Limited) lines in West Village will resume 30 minute service effective September 21. The V-EX and V-LT will run from 7:00 AM to 8:10 PM. After 8:10 PM on Monday-Thursday, the regular V line will operate and serve ALL V-EX and V-LT stops.

 

Frequency Changes: The following service frequencies are planned for the academic year. Service frequencies may be reduced based on the critical driver shortage.

  • A Line: Operate every 60 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • B Line: Operate every 30 minutes
  • C Line: Operate every 30 minutes
  • D Line: Operate every 30 minutes (change from pre-pandemic service levels)
  • E Line: Operate every 60 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • F Line: Operate every 60 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • G Line: Operate every 30 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • J Line: Operate every 30 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • K Line: Operate every 30 minutes
  • L Line: Operate every 60 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • M Line: Operate every 30 minutes
  • O Line: Operate every 60 minutes on weekends/breaks only
  • P Line: Operate every 30 minutes
  • Q Line: Operate every 30 minutes
  • T Line: Service adjusted to new Davis middle and high school bell times
  • V-EX & V-LT: Operate every 30 minutes each (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • W Line: Operate every 30 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)
  • Z Line: Operate every 60 minutes (may be more frequent depending on driver shortage)