Entries by Devon Thompson

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Service Schedules

BRITE will be operating the following schedule for the upcoming Christmas holiday: Monday, December 21-Wednesday, December 23: Regular service Thursday, December 24: All services will conclude at 6:30PM Friday, December 25: NO SERVICE Saturday, December 26: Regular service BRITE will be operating the following schedule for the upcoming New Year’s holiday: Monday, December 28-Wednesday, December […]

C Street (Staunton) Reroute

Due to safety concerns, effective Monday, December 7, 2020, and going forward, the Staunton North Loop and Saturday Night Trolley will no longer travel the entirety of C Street. The routes will now travel Grubert Street and Hickory Street to access Gypsy Hill House.

Thanksgiving Holiday Service

In observance of Thanksgiving, BRITE Bus will operate on the following schedule: Wednesday, November 25: BRCC Shuttles will operate on a Friday schedule (service concluding at 7:30PM and 8:00PM), and all other routes will operate regular schedules Thursday, November 26: NO service Friday, November 27: All routes will operate regular schedules Saturday, November 28: All […]

Virginia Breeze Bus Lines Honored

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) received the Commonwealth Connectors Award at the annual American Planning Association Virginia Conference. The award recognizes DRPT’s successful planning and implementation of the Virginia Breeze intercity bus service. “This recognition underscores the Commonwealth’s commitment to providing essential travel connections for all Virginians,” said Secretary of Transportation […]

Virginia Breeze Intercity Bus Service Resumes

On Friday, July 24, 2020, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) relaunched its Virginia Breeze Intercity Bus service. The popular service returns following the April 10, 2020 temporary suspension of service due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The highly successful Virginia Breeze Intercity Bus service route between Blacksburg and Washington, D.C., with stops […]

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 […]

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 […]