TAVARES — LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route bus service, is announcing a change in Route 1’s service in Tavares.
The westbound Route 1 bus will begin providing service along Dead River Road, Captain Haynes Road and Woodlea Road to the Lake County Extension Center at 1951 Woodlea Road effective Tuesday, Dec. 1.
The bus stops currently located on the southbound sides of the intersections where State Road 19 meets Dead River Road, Palm Road, and Birch Boulevard will be removed due to this change. However, passengers may get on and off the bus on the northbound side of State Road 19 at the same intersections.
The bus stop currently located within the Extension Center parking lot will be moved out to Woodlea Road.
LakeXpress operates Monday through Friday with the exception of federal holidays. Fares for LakeXpress are $1 for all trips. Half-fares are available for riders 60 years or older and individuals with disabilities. Free fares are available for students and children under five years of age, who are accompanied by a fare-paying chaperone.
For more information about LakeXpress, call 352-326-8637 or visit www.ridelakexpress.com.