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Silver Line Northbound (10 Min. Delay) - 03/20/17

Silver Line Northbound bus left the City Museum at 3:35pm (10 min. behind schedule).

Silver Line Northbound (17 Min. Delay) - 03/20/17

Silver Line Northbound bus left Fawn Mtn. School at 12:27pm (17 min. behind schedule). We apologize to our customers for the delay.

Green Line Bus Stop Closure for March 20th: Ferry Terminal / Post Office & Calvary Church On Carlanna - 03/20/17

Due to a emergency water main break, the uphill lane of Carlanna Lake Road will be closed today, Monday March 20th from the Tongass Avenue intersection to Dale Street. The Bus will utilize Bryant Street to get up to Baranof Ave and upper streets off of Carlanna Lake Rd. Bus Stop #80 US Post Office/Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal and Bus Stop #106 Carlanna Lake Rd/Calvary Church will be closed to Green Line customers today. All other stops will continue to be served during this time. Green Line customers that use Stop #80, US Post Office/Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal can Flag the bus down on the lower part of Bryant just off of Tongass Ave across the Street from the Ketchikan Pioneer Home. Customer that use Bus Stop #106 Carlanna Lake Rd/Calvary Church should utilize bus stops on Baranof Ave. Silver Line is not effected by this closure.

Green Line Bus Stop Closure for March 20TH: 80 FERRY TERMINAL / POST OFFICE & 106 CALVARY CHURCH ON CARLANNA - 03/20/17

Due to a emergency water main break, the uphill lane of Carlanna Lake Road will be closed to traffic March 14th until 8:00 pm Monday, March 20th from the Tongass Avenue intersection to Dale Street. The Bus will utilize Bryant Street to get up to Baranof Ave and upper streets off of Carlanna Lake Rd. Bus Stop #80 US Post Office/Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal and Bus Stop #106 Carlanna Lake Rd/Calvary Church will be closed to Green Line customers today. All other stops will continue to be served during this time. Green Line customers that use Stop #80, US Post Office/Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal can Flag the bus down on the lower part of Bryant just off of Tongass Ave across the Street from the Ketchikan Pioneer Home. Customer that use Bus Stop #106 Carlanna Lake Rd/Calvary Church should utilize bus stops on Baranof Ave. Silver Line is not effected by this closure.

Delays due to Parade - 03/18/17

Silver and Green Line delayed due to parade in downtown. We'll provide update as soon as we get moving.

Bus Service 3rd Update (SNOW ROUTES) - 03/18/17

Green Line will not service Carlanna/Baranof/High School. Green Line will serve between Walmart and Bear Valley, Rec Center & Library. Silver Line Southbound bus will only go as far as South Tongass Service. Silver Line Northbound bus will only go as far as Lighthouse Grocery and will not Saxman neighborhood/Senior Center. Silver Line will serve the Library, Rec Center & Bear Valley.

Bus Service 2nd Update (Snow Routes) - 03/18/17

All buses will remain along Tongass Highway due to hazardous road conditions. No service in areas with hills such as Carlanna/Baranof/High School, Bear Valley, Rec Center & Saxman neighborhood/Senior Center.
Green Line will serve bus stops from Walmart to UAS/Roberson Bldg. on Stedman Street only.
Silver Line Southbound bus will only go as far as South Tongass Service.
Silver Line Northbound bus will only go as far as Lighthouse Grocery.

Silver Line Friday night service - 03/17/17

Due to icy road conditions service will end at 10:00pm.

Silver Line - 03/17/17

Due to road conditions, Silver is not going further south than South Tongass Service station, and is staying along Tongas HWY.

Green Line (Snow Route) - 03/17/17

Green Line (Route A)- No service on Fairview Avenue. Please wait at the bus stops located along Baranof Avenue.

Bus Line Status (On Time) - 03/17/17

Silver Line left Lighthouse Grocery on time at 2:10pm heading southbound.
Silver Line left Fawn Mtn. School on time at 2:13pm heading northbound.
Green Line left the Rec Center on time at 2:13pm heading northbound.

Silver Line Northbound Delay - 03/17/17

Silver Line Northbound bus left the Coast Guard Base bus stop at 1:33pm (13 min. behind schedule).

Bus Service Update - 03/14/17

Silver Line is staying along Tongass Avenue and will be able to serve customers all the way to Clover Pass Church on the north end and Franklin/Roosevelt on the south end. Green Line is continuing to stay along Tongass between Walmart and the Rec Center.

Bus Service Update - 03/14/17

Silver Line Northbound no service to Saxman, meet bus on South Tongass HWY. Silver Line Southbound service will not go further south than Rotary Beach. Silver is continuing along Tongass only. Green is only going along Tongass between Walmart and Rec Center.

Bus Service 4th Update (Snow Routes) - 03/14/17

All Bus Lines will remain on Tongass Avenue for the rest of the day unless road conditions greatly improve. Please use bus stops along Tongass Ave. and Front St. & Stedman St in the downtown area.

All Bus Lines(Route C) -- No service at PeaceHealth (hospital) entrance at the top of the hill. Please wait for the bus at the hospital entrance on Tongass Ave.

Bus Service 3rd Update (Snow Routes) - 03/14/17

Green Line (Route B) -- No service on Carlanna Lake Road, Baranof Avenue and Jefferson Street. Please wait at the bus stops located along Tongass Ave, Front St. & Stedman St.

All Bus Lines(Route C) -- No service at PeaceHealth (hospital) entrance at the top of the hill. Please wait for the bus at the hospital entrance on Tongass Ave.

The Silver Line is serving all other bus stops on it's route at this time.

Bus Service 2nd Update (Snow Routes) - 03/14/17

Due to hazardous road conditions Green Line will stay along Tongass Avenue serving bus stops between the Rec Center and Wal-Mart at this time. The Silver Line is serving all bus stops on it's route at this time.

Snow route - 03/14/17

Green Line will not be going to Fairview area. Carlanna and Barannof only.

Green Line Bus Stop Closures for March 14th: 80 Ferry Terminal / Post Office & 106 Calvary Church on Carlanna - 03/13/17

Due to a emergency water main break, the uphill lane of Carlanna Lake Road will be closed to traffic starting at 8:30 am Tuesday March 14th until 8:00 pm Tuesday March 14th from the Tongass Avenue intersection to Dale Street. The Bus will utilize Bryant Street to get up to Baranof Ave and upper streets off of Carlanna Lake Rd. Bus Stop #80 US Post Office/Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal and Bus Stop #106 Carlanna Lake Rd/Calvary Church will be closed to Green Line customers between 8:30am-8pm on Tuesday March 14th. All other stops will continued to be served during this time. Green Line customers that use Stop #80, US Post Office/Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal can Flag the bus down on the lower part of Bryant just off of Tongass Ave across the Street from the Ketchikan Pioneer Home. Customer that use Bus Stop #106 Carlanna Lake Rd/Calvary Church should utilize bus stops on Baranof Ave. Silver Line is not effected by this closure.

Bus Service - 03/12/17

Due to road conditions, Silver Line will be serving as far north as Lighthouse and as far south as South Tongass Service Station. Silver will not be going up into Saxman. Please wait for the bus at the highway.

Green Line is unable to serve Carlanna/Fairview/Baranof but is going up to the High School/Rec Center/Library.

All lines are able to serve up to the Hospital at this time.

Bus Update - 03/11/17

Due to road conditions, Transit is canceling late night service. Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience.

Bus Update - 03/11/17

Due to icy roads, the buses will stay on Tongass. Green Line will go from Walmart to Tatsudas. Silver Line will be going from Lighthouse to South Tongass Service.

Silver Line Southbound - 03/11/17

Silver Line Southbound is running 20 minutes behind schedule. The bus just departed Lighthouse at 4:30.

Bus Service (Update) - 03/11/17

Due to road closures, Green Line is unable to serve the Carlanna/Baranof neighborhood. Green Line will stay down on Tongass, until the roads are opened once again. Silver Line SB is able to serve the High School area though.

Silver Line is unable to go up into Saxman due to icy road conditions. Please wait for the bus at the bottom of Totem Row on Tongass.

Silver Line Northbound (Saxman) - 03/10/17

Due to construction equipment in the Saxman neighborhood area the Silver Line Northbound bus will be unable to get through. Please wait for the bus on S. Tongass Hwy/bottom of Totem Row. We will send an update when the construction equipment has cleared the area and the bus is able to serve the Saxman neighborhood.

Bus Service - 03/10/17

All bus lines are currently serving all routes at this time. There are no route diversions to report.

Green Line (10 Min. Delay) - 03/09/17

Green Line left the Plaza Mall at 4:10pm (10 min. behind schedule) heading southbound.

Bus Service Update (Commuter Service & Green Line) - 03/09/17

Silver Line Northbound bus will serve the commuter service area beyond Lighthouse Grocery to Clover Pass Church as scheduled.
Silver Line Southbound bus will not serve the commuter service area beyond Fawn Mtn. School to Franklin/Roosevelt Dr.
No Change to Green Line service, the bus is serving all bus stops on its route. [3/09/17 4:14pm]

Bus Update - 03/09/17

Green Line is doing it's regular route and left the Public Library on time at 9:12am
Silver Line left Fawn Mtn. School at 9:10am heading northbound.
The other Silver Line bus is back on line and will leave Wal-Mart on time at 9:23 am to head southbound.
The Silver Lines are not able to serve the Saxman neighborhood area or beyond Fawn Mtn. School today. [3/09/17]

Silver line update - 03/09/17

Silver line #2 which had fallen behind, is now back on time.

Silver line.#1 remains out of service.

Silver line update - 03/09/17

Silver line (1) is out of service until further notice.

Running late - 03/09/17

Silver line (south) is running 15 minutes late due to icy roads.

Snow route - 03/09/17

Silver line south will not be going further south than Fawn Mt school.

Silver line (route D) - 03/09/17

No service to Saxman Village. Please wait at bottom of Totem Way/S. Tongass highway

Green Line (Update) - 03/08/17

Green Line is no longer able to serve Carlanna/Baranof/Fairview or Library. Green Line is staying on Tongass and turning around at the Rec Center before heading back to Walmart.

Green Line (Resumed Full Route) - 03/08/17

Green Line has resumed the full route and is able to serve Carlanna/Fairview/Baranof neighborhood and Library/Rec Center.

Silver Line South - 03/08/17

Silver Line South is now serving up to the top of Fawn Mountain. Since there is one Silver Line operating, the bus will be out at Fawn Mountain on the even hours: (2:10, 4:10, 6:10).

Green Line (Resumes Full Route) - 03/08/17

Green Line is resuming full service, serving Library and Bear Valley again.

Silver Line Service after 1:00 pm - 03/08/17

Starting at 1:00 pm, Silver Line will be restricted to one bus and will serve in a two hour loop. Silver Line will be out north on the odd hours, and on the south end on the even hours. Green Line will be serving town from Walmart to Tatsuda's (staying on Tongass).

Bus Update - 03/08/17

Silver Line Northbound will resume service to Lighthouse Grocery. Silver Line Southbound will is still going as far south as South Tongass Service at this time.

Snow Routes (Updated) - 03/08/17

Due to snow and road conditions:

Green Line is remaining on Tongass, but is now able to serve Hospital Hill. Green Line is not serving Bear Valley/Rec Center at this time.

Silver Lines are serving as far north as Walmart and as far South as Tatsuda's (staying only on Tongass).

Thank you for your patience and stay tuned for alerts throughout the day.

Snow Routes - 03/08/17

Green Line (Route B & C) No service up Carlanna or Hospital main door please wait for bus on Tongass avenue.Additionally no service to Bear Valley. Wal-Mart to Tatsuda service only. No service to Museum (wait at Dock/Front St. stop)
Silver Line service from Wal-Mart to South Tongass Service Station (Tongass Highway/avenue only)

Bus Service - 03/07/17

The road out north is clear, Silver North is serving Clover Pass Church for the commuter route. Silver Line South is still only serving as far south as South Tongass Service, due to the road conditions. Green Line continues to stay on Tongass, serving the Recreation Center and turning around to head back north to Walmart.

Bus Service (Green Line) - 03/07/17

Due to snow on Schoenbar Rd, Green Line is now turning around at the Rec Center and avoiding the Library. Green is not serving Carlanna/Baranof/High School or Library.

Bus Service - 03/07/17

Due to current conditions:
Silver Line South is going as far South as South Tongass Service Station only.
Silver Line North will be going out to Clover Pass at this time.
Green Line is staying on Tongass (not serving Carlanna/Baranof neighborhood or the High School/Upper UAS Campus). Green Line is serving Deermount to the Rec Center and Library, turning around at Library and heading back down Schoenbar to Park Avenue and north through Downtown to Walmart.

Stay tuned for alerts throughout the day.

Bus Service (Green Line) - 03/06/17

Due to icy conditions, Green Line is remaining on Tongass Avenue. Green Line is not serving Carlanna/Fairview/Baranof/7th/Jefferson or Schoenbar. Green Line is only serving Walmart to Tatsudas.

Bus Service Changes (Heavy Snow Warning) - 03/06/17

Heavy snow warning is in effect late afternoon/evening until Tuesday afternoon. 3 up to 11 inches of snow is expected. Bus service may be reduced or canceled depending on road conditions. We encourage our customers to travel only when necessary and prepare alternative transportation in the event the buses are not running or serving specific areas. For bus service changes please visit Flashalert.net (The BUS), "Ketchikanbus" on Facebook or Twitter or contact any local radio station for the latest service changes.

Bus Service - 3rd Update (Green Line & Silver Line) - 03/06/17

Green Line is now able to serve the bus stops on 7th Avenue and the High School. Thank you for your patience.

No Silver Line service past South Tongass Service (southbound). No service in Saxman (meet bus on S. Tongass Highway).

Snow route - 03/06/17

No Silver line service past South Tongass Service (south). No service in Saxman (meet bus on south Tongass)

Sunday Bus Service - 03/05/17

Due to the current road conditions:

Green Line will be staying on Tongass Avenue and will not be serving Carlanna/Baranof/High School or Bear Valley areas.

Silver Line is staying on Tongass as well, serving Light House to South Tongass Service Station.

Silver Line Southbound will not be going up to the Library or Recreation Center today. Silver Line Northbound will pick up Museum customers on Tongass (across from Federal Building).

Thank you for your patience.

Silver line north and silver line south delayed - 03/04/17

Silver 1 and silver 2 are canceling the 7:10 departure From lighthouse and from tongass service due to road conditions on north and south Tongass highway. Updates to follow

Silver line north and silver line south delayed - 03/04/17

Silver 1 and silver 2 are canceling the 7:10 departure From lighthouse and from tongass service due to road conditions on north and south Tongass highway. Updates to follow

Bus Service 5th Update (Snow Routes) Saturday March 3rd 2017 - 03/04/17

All Bus Lines - bus service is restricted to Tongass Ave/Hwy. only at this time with the exception of Green Line will serve bus stops along Deermount St. to the Rec Center.

Silver Line - No service past Lighthouse Grocery on N. Tongass Hwy. and South Tongass Service station on S. Tongass Hwy.

The Late Night Service (Green & Silver Lines) between 7:53pm-11:19pm has been canceled tonight (Friday).

Green line 20minutes behind schedule - 03/03/17

The green line is currently 20 minutes behind schedule.

Silver Line Southbound Update (On Time) - 03/03/17

Silver Line Southbound bus left Lighthouse Grocery at 8:14am (on time).
*Buses are considered on schedule when under 10 min. from the scheduled departure time.

Silver Line Northbound Update (On Time) - 03/03/17

Silver Line Northbound bus left Homestead Rd. on schedule at 8:10am.

Bus Delays Due to Winter Weather - 03/03/17

Silver Line Southbound bus left the Post Office/AK Marine Hwy bus stop at 7:47am (18 min. behind schedule).

Silver Line Northbound bus left the Airport parking lot at 7:49am (14 min. behind schedule).

Green Line left Wal-Mart at 7:46am on schedule heading southbound.

Silver line update - 03/03/17

No silver line service at high school or Bear valley.

Snow routes - 03/03/17

Green Line will not be going up Carlanna or high school area.
Silver line will not be going south of Fawn Mt. And will only stop on Tongass highway at Fawn Mt and Saxman.

Silver Line Update - 03/02/17

Silver Line Southbound is now 27 min. behind schedule and left Wal-Mart at 4:50pm and continuing southbound.
Silver Line Northbound is on schedule and in the Ward Cove area at 4:52pm.

Silver Line Northbound (2nd Update) - 03/02/17

Silver Line Northbound bus left Wal-Mart at 4:21pm (41 min behind schedule). We thank our customers for their patience and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Silver Line Southbound (18 Min. Delay) - 03/02/17

The Silver Line Southbound bus experienced a minor mechanical issue which was repaired and is back on route as of 2:56pm (18 min. behind schedule) and continuing southbound.

Silver line delayed - 03/01/17

Silver line north will be departing the museum at approximately 4:45pm , 20 minutes behind schedule

Bus Service Changes (Update) - 03/01/17

With the break in the snow silver line south will service fawn Mt. but no further south. Saxman service on Tongass only.

Green Line is doing its full route.

Bus Service Changes (Revision) - 02/28/17

Due to road conditions below are the current bus service changes:

Green Line bus will serve all bus stops on its route but not Carlanna Lake Rd, Baranof/Buren/Fairview/7th Ave-UAS and High School.

Silver Line Southbound bus will serve all bus stops on its route on "even numbered hours" only for example, 6:10am, 8:10am, 10:10 am, etc. On "odd numbered hours" please wait at bus stops along Tongass Avenue (main highway).

Silver Line Northbound bus will serve all bus stops on its route but not Fawn Mtn. School, residential areas in Saxman and the upper Hospital entrance on hill. Wait for the bus along S. Tongass Hwy and the lower Hospital entrance on Tongass Ave.

Snow Routes - 02/28/17

Green and Silver Line is staying along Tongass Hwy only between Clover Pass church and the bottom of Fawn Mtn, Silver is currently not going further south than fawn mountain. Please carefully make your way down to bus stops along Tongass.

Bus Service (Winter Storm Warning) - 02/27/17

A winter storm warning is in effect starting this evening Monday, February 27 thru Tuesday, February 28. SNOW 6 to 10 inches. The buses will likely be on Snow Routes (limited service only along Tongass Ave. & limited on north and south ends of town) starting early morning Tuesday, February 28 until the storm passes. We encourage our customers to wear warm, bright colored winter clothing and arrange alternative transportation in the event the buses are unable to serve specific areas. For service updates please check local radio stations, "Ketchikanbus" social media sites (Facebook & Twitter) &"The Bus" on Flashalert.net