Sedona Transit News

January 31, 2024
PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Transit Authority (FTA) Formula Grants for Rural Area Program (Section 5311) Public notice is hereby made that the City of Sedona is applying for FTA Rural Public Transportation Program funds, authorized under 49 U.S.C. Section 5311, for Administration and Planning for a new transit system in Sedona.   The funds will be used towards planning and implementation activities for the future implementation of…

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December 11, 2023
Stuff the Bus!

Once again, this year, Sedona Shuttle will partner with Toys for Tots to host “Stuff-the-Bus” at the Posse Grounds Pavilion on December 12 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Last year we filled the bus with toys which were given to Sedona families in need. We hope to collect even more this year. Bring a…

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August 1, 2023
Now Accepting Applications For the Sedona Transit Advisory Committee,

The city of Sedona is now accepting applications from interested parties to serve on the Sedona Transit Advisory Committee (STAC). The STAC serves in an advisory capacity to, and at the pleasure of, the City Manager or his or her designee to advise city staff to: Provide a mechanism for communicating concerns, advice, and recommendations…

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April 5, 2023
Sedona Shuttle Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

One year ago , in the midst of Spring Break 2022, the Sedona Shuttle became the City of Sedona’s first foray into public transportation, when it launched  its trailhead shuttle routes, serving four popular trailheads  from two park and ride lots.  Since that time, the Sedona Shuttle has been used by well over a  quarter…

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February 20, 2023
City adds new park and ride lot and announces spring break schedule for Sedona Shuttle

On March 1, 2023, the city of Sedona will add a third park and ride location at 905 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd. to serve the trailhead route portion of the Sedona Shuttle. The new lot at the intersection of SR 89A and Red Rock Loop Road will offer free parking and free shuttle service…

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January 26, 2023
Cathedral Rock Upper Trail Closed for Repairs

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) will be closing the upper section of the Cathedral Rock trail, from the Templeton junction to the top of the trail. The lower section from the Cathedral Rock Trailhead to Templeton junction will remain open to the general public. This closure will begin February 1st through the end of March…

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December 13, 2022
December Edition of the Sedona Shuttle Newsletter

Click HERE for the December edition of the Sedona Shuttle newsletter.

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December 12, 2022
Shuttle Holiday Schedules

SEDONA SHUTTLE: In observance of the Christmas holiday, the Sedona Shuttle will NOT operate on Christmas Day (Sunday December 25, 2022). Trailhead shuttles WILL operate their normal schedules Thursday 12/22 through Christmas Eve (Saturday 12/24). The Sedona Shuttles WILL operate on New Year's Day. VERDE SHUTTLE: The Verde Shuttle will operate on Christmas Eve and…

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December 5, 2022
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: PROPOSED PASSENGER FARE POLICY FOR THE CITY OF SEDONA’S DEMAND-RESPONSE PUBLIC TRANSIT SERVICE

Please click HERE for the Public Meeting Notice.

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November 21, 2022
Come "Stuff The Bus" At Posse Grounds Park On December 6th!

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Posse Grounds Pavilion, the city invites all residents to bring new, unwrapped toys to “stuff the bus” with all toys being donated to Sedona Toys for Tots. The goal is to fill a Sedona Shuttle bus with toys, which will then be…

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November 7, 2022
PUBLIC NOTICE: Proposed passenger fare policy for the city of Sedona’s demand-response public transit service

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October 18, 2022
Revised Sedona Shuttle Pet Policy

Effective Immediately: All PETS (non service animals) shall be transported in a pet carrier or other vessel that is suited to properly contain the animal, with the following exception: DOGS (non service animals) are allowed onto the service in either an appropriate carrier or with a muzzle and the animal must be on a leash.…

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October 12, 2022
October Edition Of The Sedona Shuttle News Letter

Click HERE for the latest edition of the Sedona Shuttle News

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October 4, 2022
Public Meeting Notice: Site Selection for the Sedona Transit Maintenance & Operations Facility

MEETING NOTICE SITE SELECTION STUDY PROPOSED SITE MAPS

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September 21, 2022
The YavaLine Regional Transit System Has Arrived, Oh YAV!

September 12, 2022, the Town of Prescott Valley launched its first phase of the CentralYavapai Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (CYMPO) Phased Transit Plan. The new transitsystem, the YavaLine Regional Transit System (YAV), began operation of its On‐Demand/Microtransit system in the heart of Prescott Valley. Days before its launch, regional partners gathered to celebrate the launch of…

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September 8, 2022
Verde Shuttle Route Changes and Hours of Operation Changes

Cottonwood AZ, The Verde Shuttle is announcing changes to the current routes and new hours of operation. The changes are scheduled to go into effect on Saturday, October 1st. The new hours of operation will be from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 7 days a week. Therefore, the first bus will leave the Cottonwood Library…

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September 6, 2022
Sedona Shuttle Wins First Place in the National RTAP "The Bus Stops Here" Photo Contest

Septembers 6, 2022: The Sedona Shuttle has won FIRST place in the National Rural Transportation Assistance Program's (RTAP) "The Bus Stops Here" photo contest. RTAP is a National program funded by the Federal Transit Administration providing technical assistance to transit systems throughout the US. The winning photo was taken by Al Comello for the Sedona…

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August 30, 2022
Verde Shuttle Proposed October 1, 2022 Service Change

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August 28, 2022
Shuttles Stop only at Designated Bus Stops

For your safety, Sedona Shuttles only pickup at designated bus stops. Look for this sign

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August 23, 2022
Verde Shuttle to Reinstate Full Service

August 23, 2022 - COTTONWOOD, Ariz. - The Transit Department for the City of Cottonwood is excited to announce we are now fully staffed. The Verde Shuttle is set to reinstate full-service routes effective August 28, 2022 which includes the late-night buses. According to Transportation Manager Lisa Boring, “Verde Shuttle will return to operating just…

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August 16, 2022
Be An Oak Creek Care Taker

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August 10, 2022
Microtransit (Sedona Shuttle Connect) Service Delayed Until Early to Mid-2023

August 10, 2022: Due to ongoing supply chain issues affecting the bus manufacturing industry, the planned Sedona Shuttle Connect Microtransit service will be delayed until early to mid-2023 or beyond. The vehicles for this service were originally ordered last December, and at that time city staff was notified by the vehicle manufacturer that we could…

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August 4, 2022
Sedona Transit Advisory Committee Update

August 4, 2022: The Sedona Transit Advisory Committee (STAC) is now active! The first meeting occurred on July 20, 2022, in where the STAC elected its Chair and Vice Chair, and provided recommendations on the fare policy for the upcoming MicroTransit service (Late 2022 - Early 2023). The second meeting of the STAC will occur…

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June 28, 2022
Line 11 now providing service to Mescal trailhead day use area.

The line 11 is now providing shuttle service from the Posse Gourds Park & Ride to the Mescal Trailhead day use area. From the Mescal trail, hikers can access the Chuckwagon Trail, Devil’s Bridge (best / shortest access), Long Canyon Trail, and Deadman’s Pass. If you don't want to share your hike to Devil's Bridge…

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June 1, 2022
City accepting applications for the Sedona Transit Advisory Committee

The city of Sedona is accepting applications from individuals from key sectors within the community, (e.g., disabled, elderly, social service, Veterans, education, healthcare, youth, business, and regular citizens of the community) to serve on the newly formed Transit Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC shall serve in an advisory capacity to the CITY Manager or his…

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June 1, 2022
Summer Service Change Coming Thur, June 9

On June 9, 2022, the Sedona Shuttle will make a number of service changes to enhance trail access. Hours of service will shift one hour earlier to reflect the longer summer days. Shuttles will operate from 7 AM to 5:30 PM, Thursday through Sunday. Route 11 will be expanded to serve Mescal Trailhead. This will…

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March 30, 2022
Easy Access to Devil’s Bridge

One of the most common questions you hear in Sedona is “How do I get to Devil’s Bridge?” The answer used to involve having a four-wheel drive vehicle or parking in areas that were illegal and unsafe. But now the answer is the Sedona Shuttle. Sedona Shuttle is by far the easiest way to access…

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March 29, 2022
Public Transit Has Arrived!

On March 24th, the City of Sedona launched the first phase of its Transit Implementation Plan. The new transit system, the Sedona Shuttle, began operation with routes to four of the area’s most popular trailheads, Cathedral Rock, Soldier Pass, Dry Creek, and Little Horse.Beginning service in the midst to the busy spring break season, ridership…

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March 28, 2022
Sedona Shuttle to Run Every Day from March 31 to April 17

To accommodate the large number of visitors in Sedona for spring break, the Sedona Shuttle Trailhead routes will run every day from Thursday, March 31 through Sunday April 17.  Bus will operate daily from 8 AM to 6:30 PM.  Complete schedule information is available on this website.  However, heavy traffic may lead to schedule variances,…

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March 15, 2022
Mask Required on Public Transportation through April 18

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has extended the security directive requiring masks on public transportation conveyances and in public transportation hubs through April 18, 2022. During this time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will work with the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding when and under what circumstances masks should be required for public…

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March 2, 2022
Public Transit is Coming to Sedona!

On March 24th, the city of Sedona will launch the first phase of its transit implementation plan. The new transit system, the Sedona Shuttle, will begin with service to several of the area’s most popular trailheads, including  Cathedral Rock, Soldier Pass, Dry Creek, and Little Horse. Everything you need to know about the service can…

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