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LakeXpress offers convenient travel to and from Leesburg Bikefest with 160 special bus stops

RELEASE DATE: April 11, 2016

LEESBURG –LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route public transit service, is offering 160 special stops throughout Leesburg, Fruitland Park, The Villages, Mount Dora, Eustis, and Tavares during the 20th Annual Leesburg Bikefest, to be held in downtown Leesburg April 22 – 24.

The Lake County Public Transit Division, which operates LakeXpress, is encouraging Bikefest revelers to safely travel to and from the three-day festival via LakeXpress bus. Passengers can catch the bus at any of the designated stops along the LakeXpress Villages, Eustis, and Tavares/Mount Dora shuttles, as well as the Gator Harley Express Shuttle, which will run every 20 minutes from downtown Leesburg to Gator Harley Davidson at 1745 U.S. Highway 441.

A map and schedule of these shuttles is available online at www.ridelakexpress.com and on the official Leesburg Bikefest app at www.leesburgbikefest.com.

LakeXpress fares are $1 each way, $3 for an unlimited day pass, or $8 for a 10-ride pass. Exact change is required. Students with a valid school ID ride free, and seniors and veterans ride for half price with ID. Transfer passes are free for single, one-way trips. Buses are equipped for disabled passengers (ADA accessible) and also have bicycle racks.

To find out more about LakeXpress, call LakeXpress Customer Service at 352-326-8637, visit www.ridelakexpress.com, or contact Lake County Public Transit at 352-323-5733.

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More Information:
LakeXpress Customer Service
352-326-8637
http://www.ridelakexpress.com

Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851
epappacoda@lakecountyfl.gov

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