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Transit Service Changes Begin August 8, 2021

July 29, 2021

On Sunday, August 8, 2021, new Sun Tran and Sun Express service changes take effect just in time for back-to-school. Most of the updates involve route timing.  A new bus option will provide service to Cholla High School and Sun Express passengers on routes 101X AM and 102X will see a few changes to their routes. Riders are encouraged to check for route changes by visiting suntran.com or by picking up a ride guide. The publication is available onboard buses, at transit centers, public libraries, major malls, Fry’s Food Stores and more. Click on the routes below for more detail on these changes.

Cambios en el servicio de tránsito

El domingo 8 de agosto de 2021, los nuevos cambios en el servicio de Sun Tran entrarán en vigencia justo a tiempo para el regreso a clases. La mayoría de los cambios involucran mejorar los tiempos de las rutas. Una nueva opción de autobús brindará servicio a Cholla High School y los pasajeros de Sun Express en las rutas 101X y 102X verán algunos cambios en su ruta. Se recomienda a los pasajeros que verifiquen los cambios de ruta visitando suntran.com o eligiendo un Guía de Viaje. La publicación está disponible a bordo de los autobuses, en los centros de tránsito, bibliotecas públicas, grandes centros comerciales, Fry’s Food Stores y más.

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

Route timepoints will include:

  • 22nd @ 6th Ave
  • MLK Way @ Geico

These will remain bus stops along the route but are no longer timepoint locations:

  • 22nd @ Park
  • 36th @ Campbell
Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

20-minute Service Frequency

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

15-minute Service Frequency

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

15-minute Service Frequency

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

Minor Timepoint Adjustment

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

Minor Timepoint Adjustment

Effective Thursday, August 5, 2021

23X Cholla Chargers Express will provide service from Downtown at the Ronstadt Transit Center to Cholla High school. Students and the public can catch the bus at the Sun Express stop located on the (northeast corner) of 6th Avenue and Pennington Street. The bus will depart the stop at 7:20 a.m. An alternate boarding location is at the Sun Express stop at Congress and Church. The bus will pick up passengers there at 7:22 a.m. The 23X bus will arrive at Cholla High School by 7:35 a.m. After school, the bus will pick riders up at the school at 3:45 p.m. and return to Ronstadt around 4 p.m. More information is available here.

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

  • Bus stops along Santa Clara Avenue will be permanently discontinued. The route will remain on Drexel Rd and continue to service stops near the Drexel/Santa Clara intersection. Riders can also utilize nearby Route 24 with stops on 12th Ave, or Route 29 with stops on Valencia.
  • A new end-of-line has been established at Valencia & Camino De Oeste. This will serve as timepoint 1.
Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

The bus will drop off passengers at the door of Casino Del Sol then continue to the timepoint location in the parking lot.

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

The second 101X morning trip (departing Harrison/22nd @ 6:42 a.m.) will hold at 6th Ave/Pennington (Ronstadt) from 7:15-7:20 before proceeding to the next stop. After completing the downtown route, the bus will drop passengers off at Cholla High School before ending service.

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021

To provide more efficient service during Downtown Links construction, on the morning trip your bus will exit I-10 at Congress. Passengers wishing to get off the bus at Speedway/Stone and Pima Community College should remain on the bus until downtown stops have been serviced. The bus will then proceed to Speedway/Stone. The drop off stop is located on the intersection’s southeast corner, near Anza Park.