LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route public transit service, has made service enhancements and minor route changes to improve the county’s public transportation system, according to Tomika Monterville, Lake County Public Transit Division manager.
Route 1A – Marion County to Leesburg: Departs from Citizens Blvd. via U.S. Hwy. 27/441 to 175th Place at U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Marion County. Serves Fruitland Park, Lady Lake and The Villages.
Route 1 – Leesburg to Eustis: Departs from Citizens Blvd. to Eustis via U.S. Hwy. 27/441. Serves the Lake County Extension Center traveling clockwise, south on County Road 19, west on Woodlea Road, north on Captain Haynes Road and east on Dead River Road.
Route 2 – Leesburg Circulator: No longer serves Walmart at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and U.S. Hwy. 27/441 in Leesburg.
Route 3 – Mount Dora Circulator: Stop at Limit Ave. and Unser St. moved to Lincoln Ave. and Wardell St..
Route 50 West – Mascotte to Clermont: Starts in Mascotte and travels via State Road 50 to Clermont Park & Ride on U.S. Hwy. 27.
Route 50 East – Clermont to Winter Garden: Starts at Clermont Park & Ride on U.S. Hwy. 27 and travels via State Road 50 to Winter Garden Regional Shopping Center.
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 have bicycle racks.To find out more, call 352.326.8637 or visit www.ridelakexpress.com.