The BUZZ Is Back Serving Palm Springs, CA
SunLine Transit Agency Begins Operating the BUZZ January 10, 2019
PALM SPRINGS, CA – January 2, 2019 - SunLine Transit Agency will bring the Palm Springs BUZZ bus back into service on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The BUZZ will provide free rides in Palm Springs every 20 minutes from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. https://www.sunline.org/buzzisback.
“The entire team at SunLine is looking forward to bringing the BUZZ back,” said Lauren Skiver, CEO/General Manager of SunLine Transit Agency. “What’s especially exciting about SunLine operating the BUZZ service is that it will align with SunLine’s fixed route service – providing valley-wide transit options.”
A ribbon cutting and brief program will take place with the launch 12:00 pm at Museum Way and S. Palm Canyon. Hosted by the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce, City of Palm Springs and the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism City, regional officials will ride the BUZZ following the ribbon cutting. Media is invited to attend.
“The City of Palm Springs is delighted to partner with SunLine Transit Agency to return the very popular BUZZ trolley as a transit option for our residents and visitors,” said Councilmember Lisa Middleton, the City’s representative to the SunLine Board of Directors. “We are deeply appreciative of General Manager Lauren Skiver and her SunLine team’s creativity and investment in Palm Springs and public transportation.”
The BUZZ service is funded by the City of Palm Springs and operated by SunLine Transit Agency. Media contact: Andrea Carter - 760.285.6828
About Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs is welcoming visitors to its new dynamic downtown with stylish hotels, new fashionable restaurants, chic shops, as well as welcoming public spaces for gathering and relaxing. With 360 days of sun-kissed weather and gorgeous scenery, it’s no wonder Palm Springs is like no place else with a growing nightlife, burgeoning art scene and edgy vide.