City Conjures Emergency Bus Service – March 31, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

(Arcata, CA) – The City of Arcata Transportation Division has arranged temporary bus service to redirect passengers whose travel plans are affected by the road closure on U.S. Highway 101 north of Garberville.
Temporary bus service has been arranged to take Greyhound and Amtrak passengers from the Arcata Transit Center to Redding if traveling south and to Crescent City if they are traveling north. Passengers can then transfer to buses continuing on to their destinations.
The first special service buses to Crescent City are scheduled to leave Arcata Transit Center on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 at 7 a.m.  The buses to Redding leave the Arcata Transit Center at 8:25 a.m. on Friday, April 1 and Monday, April 4.
As of Thursday, March 31, Caltrans reports that U.S. Highway 101 is expected to be closed to all traffic until further notice.
For the latest information on the Highway 101 closure, please call the Caltrans Information Line at 1-800-427-7623 or go to the Caltrans website at
For temporary bus service transit schedules and pricing, please call the Arcata Transit Center at (707) 822-3775.

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