Citilink Proposes Bus Route Changes

By Scott Sarvay

June 26, 2012 Updated Jun 26, 2012 at 12:41 PM EDT

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) – Citilink will host public meetings in July to get input from the public, especially riders who use the transit system.

While the route changes should not impact Citilink's bottom line, they will affect current routes.

See downtown detail map for proposed changes.

Community information meetings will be held:
Monday, July 9, 6:45-8:30am & 3:45-5:30pm Citilink Superior Street Transfer Facility

Tuesday, July 10, 5:00 – 7:30pm, Downtown Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, 2nd Floor Technology Room.

Thursday, July 12, 3:00-5:00, Public Hearing, Citilink Administrative Offices, 801
Leesburg Road

In addition to these sessions the public is invited to attend Citilink Board Meetings on July

12 at 5:30pm, Citilink Administrative Offices, 801 Leesburg Road.
It is anticipated that service changes will be made in conjunction with the opening of the Citilink Central Station on, or soon after, September 14, 2012.

Here is the list of proposed route changes:

Route 1/1a Waynedale – would not pull into Foster Park Plaza – Route 9 will

Route 1/1a Northcrest – alternate stops into Farrington & River Cove Apts every other hour

Route 2 Time Corners – only downtown changes

Route 2 Georgetown – loop using Reed to Lake not Trier

Route 3 Canterbury – remove loop through Canterbury Marketplace ends at Roebuck/remove loop into Kettler Hall

Route 3 Village Woods – considering loop to cover Wayne Trace/Tillman/Hessen Cassel (3 month demo)

Route 4 Wells Ludwig – remove 3X/day deviation to ITT/Cook Rd/changes route through Meijer plaza on outbound

Route 4 Parkview – Coliseum to Vance to Hobson (Route 2 will serve Snider HS)

Route 5 – No change, does not go downtown

Route 6 McKinnie – remove GTE/Frontier deviation add Oxford/Anthony loop

Route 6 Franke Park – removes Centlivre/Glenbrook Mall loop and adds Executive/Progress loop formerly included on Route 9 (AWS) and Sherman on the outbound

Route 7/7a Anthony/Oxford/Creighton – no change (previously changed exit from Southtown Centre to better serve South Anthony)

Route 8 Calhoun – only downtown changes

Route 8 Glenbrook – turn around at Westfield (across from Northrup) instead of DiSalle

Route 9 St. Francis – does not go to Elmhurst HS turns at Sandpoint return via Kyle & Three Oaks

Route 9 Brooklyn/Taylor – does not go to AWS - route 6 will

Route 10 New Haven – remove Green/Powers/Broadway loop add Short/Hartzell/Green loop

Route 21 – minor changes to alternate stops, does not go downtown

Route 22 – No change, does not go downtown

Route 98 – campusLink – considering stop at Walb Student Union, does not go downtown

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