Link Transit Adds New Service To Elon, NC, And Extends Operations By An Hour
Link Transit’s (Burlington, NC) Blue Route and its complementary paratransit service will now help even more Alamance County residents get to work, medical care, shopping destinations, and educational opportunities. A video of a Link Transit bus in Elon, NC, is available for download at: https://we.tl/t-j02b6bri65.
The Blue Route starts in Downtown Burlington at Worth Street and will make the new stops in Elon before continuing to Gibsonville. Blue Line destinations include the Burlington Amtrak Station, ALDI, Holly Hill Mall & Business Center, Food Lion, Elon University, Beth Schmidt Park, downtown Elon, downtown Gibsonville, and Gibsonville Town Center. Buses operate every 90 minutes, Monday-Friday, from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Transfers from the Blue Line to other Link Transit lines available in Downtown Burlington offer access to destinations such as Alamance Community College, Alamance County Government offices in Graham, and two locations of the NCDMV.
Real-time tracking of Link Transit allowing users to time their trips is available in several ways. Users can visit www.linktransit.org, download Moovit from the App Store or Google Play, text LINK<stop number>, or call 336-429-5465 and enter their stop number.
Those with a disability who cannot board a Link Transit bus or access a Link Transit bus stop, due to lack of sidewalks or an access path, can apply for door-to-door complementary paratransit service for travel within/to/from Elon, Burlington, Gibsonville, Alamance County Offices, Alamance Community College and between during the same hours as the bus route.
Also on May 22, Link Transit will add an additional hour of service to its fixed route and paratransit system, Monday through Friday. The last trip will depart Downtown Burlington at Worth Street at 8:05 p.m. and return by 9:30 p.m.
Learn more about Link Transit, its routes, and how to ride at www.linktransit.org or call (336) 222-LINK.