Transit services: Gainesville Connection suspended, Dial-A-Ride modified
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (March 23, 2020) – With more than 600 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Georgia, some in Hall County, the city of Gainesville has suspended all Gainesville Connection services effective today, March 23-Friday, April 3.
Gainesville Connection provides scheduled bus services throughout Gainesville and parts of Oakwood and unincorporated Hall County.
Dial-A-Ride services will continue, but with half the fleet normally running routes. Also effective March 23-April 3, trips will be prioritized to pharmacies, grocery stores, medical appointments and work.
Dial-A-Ride operates weekdays from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Riders are asked to make reservations as soon as possible to secure their trip. Fare for Dial-A-Ride services starts at $2 and increases with each mile traveled. For more information, visit https://www.gainesville.org/fullpanel/uploads/files/dial-a-ride-brochure-9-2015.pdf.
The city will continue to communicate all cancellations, closures and possible service interruptions at gainesville.org and on the “Gainesville Georgia Government” Facebook page.
To remain current on coronavirus-related news and learn how to prevent the virus from spreading, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention online at cdc.gov or find the organization on Facebook.
Current City of Gainesville information and updates for the COVID-19 here: https://www.gainesville.org/covid-19/.