Gwinnett County Transit is implementing a number of upgrades, which includes routes that will better serve the Lilburn area, according to transit officials.
The enhancements to the Express and Local Service includes linking bus routes, adding stops and extending service times to better meet commuter needs. According to Gwinnett County officials, there will no additionally operating costs to shoulder the changes.
In general, the changes will create better aligned bus departure times with current passenger demand. The change will begin Jan. 28.
Specifically, in the Lilburn area: Route 30 will restore bus stops along segments served prior to 2010 and extend service to Lawrenceville Highway and Jimmy Carter Boulevard.
In nearby Norcross: Local Routes 20 and 35 will now have additional stops and extend to the MARTA Doraville Station, eliminating transfers and wait times along Buford Highway.
"These service enhancements will eliminate some transfers and long wait times as well as add stops within walking distances of more workplaces," said Gwinnett Transit Director Phil Boyd. "Our hope is that these changes meet the demand of our riders and encourage others to ride knowing that Gwinnett County Transit is easy, convenient and reliable."
New schedules are available online at www.gctransit.com.