Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit kicks off expanded services and winter park and ride pilot program
Weekend park and ride service to local ski resorts from Truckee in addition to increased bus service from Tahoe City and Crystal Bay kicks off on Friday December 28th, offering guests the option to help reduce congestion, ditch the car and be dropped off right at the base of the slopes. The seasonal service will be provided by Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit operated by Placer County in partnership with Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows and Northstar California.
The NEW winter park and ride program will provide free bus service every 30-minutes during peak morning and evening periods from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends from late December through mid-March between Truckee park and ride locations to Squaw Valley along the state Route 89 corridor and Northstar along the state Route 267 corridor.
In addition, peak 20-minute service during morning and evening periods from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m will also operate from the Tahoe City Transit Center, which offers 130 parking spaces to Squaw Valley and from Crystal Bay to Northstar California Resort.
The park and ride service for the state Route 89 corridor serving Squaw Valley will operate from the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District administrative offices on Donner Pass Road (behind fire station and Wild Cherries). The park and ride service for the state Route 267 corridor serving Northstar will operate from the Truckee Tahoe Airport District on Truckee Airport Road. The park and ride service will be offered on the following dates:
- Dec. 28-30
- Jan. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
- Feb. 2-3, 9-10, 16-18, 23-24
- March 2-3, 9-10
Skiers and riders traveling from Truckee to Alpine Meadows can take the bus to Squaw Valley, then connect to Alpine Meadows via the Squaw Alpine Express shuttle.