Ride STA to Bloomsday
Join us for the big race on Sunday, May 4, 2014! Check back often for updates about STA service during Bloomsday and how it affects other service during the race.
STA will have a booth at Bloomsday Check-In on May 2 and 3 to sell bus sticker passes and to provide any additional information.
Regular Sunday service fares remain the same. Passes, cash, transfers, as well as the $1.50 Bloomsday Shuttle sticker will be accepted on all regular service on Bloomsday. Without a pass, you can still use the shuttle service for $1.50 each way on race morning. Exact change is required. Click the following link to view the Bloomsday Fare Information flier.
Downtown Detours and Alernate Zones
Due to the closure of many downtown streets for the race, The Plaza will be closed to bus traffic on Bloomsday morning. All downtown routes will detour and use an alternate boarding and alighting area. Click the following link to view the Downtown Bus Service Detours and Alternate Zones Map flier. STA operates earlier than normal inbound service on some routes. Click the following link to view the List of Routes with Earlier Service flier.
Remember the Two-Hour Rule
Due to Bloomsday’s staggered race start times, STA has coordinated its express shuttle pick- up and return times to shorten your wait time at the starting line and be there for you after the race. Be mindful of your race number’s color, which determines your starting time; arrive at your shuttle stop at least two-hours prior to ensure you get enough time to warm up or stretch.
Shuttles run to downtown: 6:30-8:30 a.m.
Shuttles run from downtown: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Each Shuttle lot is serviced by regular fixed route operations until 7 p.m., catch the bus at The Plaza.
Click the following link to view the Express Shuttle Service flier.
Spokane Transit Bloomsday Express Shuttle Locations
• Spokane Valley Mall: Board near Hong Kong Buffet eastbound on Indiana - Click the following link to view the Valley Mall Passenger Staging Procedure
• Ferris High School: Board near 37th and Regal
• Northtown Mall: Board on east side of the mall near Lidgerwood and Wellesley
• Cheney/EWU: Board at the Red Barn near 7th and Washington Click the following link to viewmore information on Express Bus Service EWU/Cheney
Bloomsday Paratransit Service
STA Paratransit service is available on Bloomsday for people with disabilities. Regular fares apply. Paratransit will drop off and pick up passengers at Fire Station #1, at Browne and Riverside. For reservations, please call 328-1552 (TDD 327-6055).
Additional Early Service on Route #61 Highway 2 via Browne's Addition. Click the following link to view more information: Service From West Plains, Airway Heights, Fairchild AFB, Northern Quest Casino and Sunset Hill
The Bloomsday Run has restriction on backpacks at the starting line, on the course, and at the finish line. See Bloomsday's website for more information.