Transpo to Extend Service to New Martin’s Super Market
Transpo announced service will be extended to the new Martin's Super Market, located at 525 S. Mayflower Rd in South Bend - Service will begin on Monday, April 17, 2017!
The temporary change to Transpo's Route #14 Sample / Mayflower and Saturday Route #12/14 Rum Village / Sample will provide hourly service to Martin's location Monday through Saturday. The Monday through Friday Route #14 departs from South Street Station hourly starting at 5:40 a.m. and concluding with the 6:40 p.m. departure. The time point for Martin's is 56 minutes after the hour. The Saturday Route #12/14 departs from South Street Station hourly starting at 7:40 a.m. and concluding with the 5:40 p.m. departure. The Saturday time point for Martin's is nine (9) minutes after the hour.
From Sample St, the outbound Routes #14 and #12/14 will head north on Mayflower Rd, enter the Martin's parking lot south of the Martin's Express Fuel Center, stopping for drop-off and pick-up, before turning right to exit east on Western Ave. From Western Ave, the bus will turn right and head south on Mayflower Rd towards Countryside Village, resuming the regular route.
Martin's Super Market will provide a temporary bus stop with a bench for customers to wait and will be adding a bus shelter and grocery cart corral.
"We're pleased to be able to extend service to the busy west-side corridor and support the on-going investment in the area", said David Cangany, Transpo General Manager and CEO.
The route adjustments will be made on a temporary basis with a public meeting to following in the upcoming months in accordance with Transpo's Route Realignment Policy in order to make a permanent change to the routes.
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