Entries by Devon Thompson

4th of July Holiday Schedule

In observance of Independence Day, BRITE Bus will operate the following holiday schedule: Friday, July 3: All routes will operate regular schedules. Saturday, July 4: The Staunton Downtown Trolley will be the only route operating, 10AM-6PM.

Weekend Downtown Staunton Detours

Beginning Friday, June 5, the BRITE Staunton Downtown Trolley and Saturday Night Trolley will be detoured on Friday at 5:00pm through Saturday until further notice to coincide with Dine Out in Downtown. The following stops will be missed during that period: Staunton City Hall (Beverley Street) Staunton Visitor Center Beverley Street / Market Street Stonewall […]

Face Coverings on the Bus

Effective Friday, May 29, 2020, Governor Northam issued Executive Order 63, which mandates the use of face coverings in public enclosed spaces, including while riding a bus. This is intended to support the health and safety of everyone, riders and bus operators. A face covering includes anything that covers your nose and mouth, such as […]

Draft BRITE Title VI Plan Available for Public Comment

Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) hereby releases for public comment the BRITE Title VI Plan. Copies of the Title VI Plan may be reviewed online HERE or in person by calling the Title VI Coordinator at 540-885-5174. If you would like to submit written comments, have questions regarding this document, would like a digital […]

Downtown & Saturday Night Trolley Summer Hours Postponed

Due to COVID-19, Downtown Trolley & Saturday Night Trolley summer hours are postponed until further notice. The Downtown Trolley will continue to operate Monday-Saturday, 10AM-6PM, and the Saturday Night Trolley will continue to operate Saturday, 6PM-9PM. Safety is our highest priority at BRITE. During the COVID-19 pandemic, BRITE has elected not to extend service in […]

Updated BRITE Operations Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 situation continues to evolve. As an essential service, BRITE is operating with some modifications to protect operators and riders, and to keep transit free and accessible. The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) authorized statewide public transportation operating funding for all Virginia public transportation agencies to support their pandemic response. BRITE received over $40,000. This […]

BRITE is Fare-Free Until Further Notice

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BRITE Bus continues to offer free rides on ALL routes (fixed routes and BRITE Access) until further notice. Up-to-date information regarding any service or operational changes due to COVID-19 will be posted on www.britebus.org and social media pages (Facebook and Twitter). During this time of uncertainty, BRITE Bus is […]

Busses are Running!

BRITE is continuing operations so that essential community personnel can get to work and so that residents who must travel within the community for other necessary reasons may do so. Please be cautious and use social distancing, even if you are not currently an at-risk individual. We must ensure the safety of our riders, as […]

COVID-19 Precautions

BRITE is coordinating with Federal and State agencies to ensure the health and safety of our riders and employees. BRITE is closely monitoring news about the COVID-19 virus. BRITE has augmented our daily bus cleaning practices with additional disinfection regimens, focusing on high-traffic areas like handrails, seats, fare boxes, and windows. Drivers also have extra […]