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The changes below begin taking place Saturday, May 4.

Route 5 Swift/Beneva – Weekday and Saturday:
Time schedule change – will leave Westfield Sarasota Square Mall five minutes earlier to improve connection to route 40 at Siesta Key Mall. Route 5 will leave Westfield Siesta Key Mall earlier.

Route 7 Downtown/Newtown/North Orange/N.E. Plaza – Weekday and Saturday:
Minor route adjustment – the 7:23 a.m. and 2:28 p.m. outbound trips will no longer serve Newtown Estates Boulevard. Riders will use the stop on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way to travel to North East Plaza Shopping Center. Route 7 will continue to serve Newtown Estates Boulevard on all inbound trips.

Route 9 Venice/North Port – Weekday:
Minor time schedule adjustments from North Port to Venice.

Route 11 Siesta Key/Gulf Gate – Weekday, Saturday and Sunday:
Time schedule change – will leave Sarasota Pavilion five minutes earlier to improve connection to route 14 at Westfield Siesta Key Mall. Route 11 will leave Westfield Siesta Key Mall earlier. 

Route 12 Downtown/N. Lockwood Ridge/University Parkway – Weekday and Saturday:
Time schedule change – will leave Lockwood Ridge Road and University Parkway four minutes later and arrive downtown Sarasota at the top and bottom of the hour. Connections to routes in downtown Sarasota are affected.

Route 15 Gulf Gate/Cattlemen/University – Weekday:
Time schedule change – will start earlier at 5:02 from UTC Station. The bus will no longer serve Proctor Road between U.S. 41 and Swift Road. Riders could transfer at Sarasota Pavilion from route 15 to routes 5 or 17 for Northbound travel.

To assist with the transition, SCAT will offer limited morning and afternoon circulator service from Sarasota Pavilion to serve U.S.41, Proctor Road, and Swift Road through the remainder of this school year.

Route 26 Hosmer/Old Englewood Village/Englewood Beach (Seasonal) – Thursday to Sunday:
Seasonal route will be discontinued.

Route 30 SRQ Airport/University/Lakewood Ranch – Weekday and Saturday:
Minor route adjustment – bus will travel on Bay Shore Road only from the Airport. From Lakewood Ranch, the bus will remain on U.S. 41. Riders traveling to Ringling Museum can use bus stops on U.S. 41 and University Parkway, as well as stops on General Spaatz and College Drive.

Route 33 Cattlemen/Pinecraft/Siesta Beach (Seasonal) – Weekday and Saturday:
Seasonal route will be discontinued.

Route 100X SRQ Airport Downtown/I-75 to North Port – Weekday:
A stop will be added on Siesta Drive at Westfield Siesta Key Mall. Minor time adjustments to the current schedule.

Route 1713 Downtown Sarasota/Venice/North Port:
Saturday OnlyDowntown to North Port Time schedule change - all trips depart Sarasota 30 minutes later.
Saturday and Sunday – the bus will not stop at Cocoplum Village Shops when traveling to Venice. Riders traveling to Venice from Cocoplum Village Shops will board the bus at Sumter Road and U.S. 41. The bus will not travel to North Port City Hall from Venice. Riders traveling from Venice to North Port City Hall will use the bus stop on Price Boulevard and Sumter.