DART Extends Daily Beach Bus Service on Two Bus Routes Through September 24

Wilmington --

DART's regular daily Beach Bus service ends on Sunday, September 10; however, service is being extended on popular Routes 201 and 208 through September 24. The areas of Lewes, along the DE Route 1 corridor, Rehoboth Boardwalk, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean City, MD are served by these bus routes that will continue to provide greater access to jobs, shopping, and entertainment.

201 - Red Line provides service between DART's Lewes Park & Ride, located just south of Five Points, along DE Route 1 corridor to Tanger Outlets, Rehoboth Park & Ride and the Rehoboth Boardwalk, operating every 20 minutes from 10 AM to 10 PM. Lewes Park & Ride offers free parking; Rehoboth Park & Ride parking is free during the extension.

208 - Blue Line operates between the Rehoboth Park & Ride, Dewey Beach, Indian River Inlet, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Ocean City, MD. Service operates every 2 hours from 10 AM to 8 PM, with free parking at the Rehoboth Park & Ride during the extension.

For the complete 201 and 208 schedules and bus stops, visit DartFirstState.com/BeachBus.

"We're happy to offer an extension of the Beach Bus service to continue providing greater access to employment, and offering a low-cost, hassle-free transportation solution for visitors and residents alike," stated John Sisson, CEO of Delaware Transit Corporation.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. Real-Time Transit Information is available on the free DelDOT App (iOS and Android), as well as on DART's Trip Planner at www.DartFirstState.com. For more information, please call 1-800-652-DART.