Valley Regional Transit

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Valley Regional Transit
Valley Ride logo.png
Founded 1977
Headquarters 830 N. Main Street
Locale Meridian, Idaho
Service area Ada County, Idaho
Canyon County, Idaho
Service type bus service
Routes 32
Stations Main Street Station
Fleet About 50 Buses
Daily ridership About 1,000,000 A Year
Fuel type CNG & Diesel
Operator Transdev and MV Transportation
Website ValleyRide

Valley Regional Transit, doing business as ValleyRide, is a public agency which is the main provider of mass transit service in metropolitan Boise, Idaho. Twenty-one routes operate in Ada County with nine of these providing six-day-per-week service to Boise and its immediate suburbs. Three interlined routes are provided in Canyon County. Six intercounty commuter lines are also offered. Both a peak hour express route and an all-day limited-stop incarnation of the same route connect Nampa and Meridian. Service also connects BSU with the College of Western Idaho in Nampa. A fourth and fifth express route only run once per day in each direction, one of which connects Caldwell and Boise and the other of which links Boise with the small towns of Star and Middleton.

Route list[edit]

Here is a list of ValleyRide routes as of October 24th, 2016:

  • 1 Parkcenter
  • 2 Broadway
  • 3 Vista
  • 4 Roosevelt
  • 5 Emerald
  • 6 Orchard
  • 7A Fairview-Ustick
  • 7B Fairview-Towne Square Mall
  • 8 Five Mile
  • 8X Five Mile-Chinden Express
  • 9 State Street
  • 9X State Street Express
  • 10 Downtown-Hill Road
  • 11 Garden City
  • 12 Towne Square Mall-Maple Grove
  • 14 Hyde Park
  • 16 VA Shuttle
  • 17 Warm Springs
  • 18 Harris Ranch
  • 28 Cole/Victory
  • 29 Overland
  • 40 Nampa/Meridian Express
  • 41 Happy Day/Boise State
  • 42 CWI/Towne Square Mall
  • 43 Caldwell Express
  • 44 Highway 44 Express
  • 45 BSU Express
  • 51 South Nampa
  • 52 North Caldwell
  • 53 North Nampa
  • 54 South Caldwell
  • 55 CWI Shuttle

Roster[edit]

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
9301-9302 1993 Orion 05.501 CNG Cummins L10G ZF
9701-9712 1997 Nova Bus RTS-06 WFD CNG RTWFD72 Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison
? 1999 RCA/Wayne RD9000 2 units
2101-2113 2001 NFI C35LF
611-617 2013 Gillig Low Floor Cummins ISL G

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