St. Lucie Transit Adds Lakewood Park Routes
With funding support from the Florida Department of Transportation and the St Lucie County Board of County Commissioners, the new route originates at the Intermodal Facility on Avenue D, travels north on 25th Street to St. Lucie Boulevard and then west to Kings Highway. The service stops at the Treasure Coast International Airport and Business Park, Indrio Crossings, Portofino Shores and the Lakewood Park Library, continuing to Emerson Avenue/27th Avenue with access to the Indrio Road Park and Schoolhouse and the Lakewood Park Regional Pool/Park. The route connects with Indian River Transit at South Point Plaza and then returns to the intermodal facility. This service will complete its circuit back to the Intermodal facility within an hour; improving access to education, employment and shopping opportunities, as well as medical services and recreational activities.
Scheduled service is available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fares are $2 per ride or $5 for a day pass and can be purchased from the driver. Monthly passes are $50 and 10-ride ticket books can be purchased for $14. Seniors and those with disabilities receive a 50 percent discount on the fare. Youth 18 and under ride free with a library card or school ID.
To find out more about the Treasure Coast Connector call 772-464-RIDE (7433) or visit: http://treasurecoastconnector.com. You can also download the Route Shout app (http://m.routeshout.com) for Apple and Android smart phones to obtain bus stop and route information, map your trip, save your favorites and track the current location of buses.