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LakeXpress to close July 5 to observe Fourth of July

RELEASE DATE: June 24, 2010

TAVARES — LakeXpress, Lake County’s public transportation service, will not operate on Monday, July 5, to observe Independence Day.

LakeXpress operates Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Buses do not run on Saturdays, Sundays and the federal holidays of New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

The LakeXpress service includes four routes. Route 1 runs from The Villages to Eustis, primarily on U.S. Highway 441. Route 2 circulates in downtown Leesburg. Route 3 circulates in downtown Mount Dora. Route 4 runs from the Altoona Post Office on State Road 19 to the community of Zellwood on U.S. Highway 441 where passengers can transfer to LYNX route 44.

Fares for LakeXpress are $1 for all trips. Half-fares are available for riders 60 years or older and individuals with disabilities (buses are equipped with lifts). Free fares are available for children under five years of age, who are accompanied by a fare-paying chaperone. Students with a valid ID can ride free on LakeXpress from June to August.

For more information about LakeXpress, or to view a bus schedule, call (352) 326-8637 or log on to www.RideLakeXpress.com.
 

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