Transit News & Updates
Bus Stop Sidewalk Art Project - Call for Artists now open!
A Call for Artists and application form is now open for the GoApex Bus Stop Sidewalk Art project. The Town seeks visual artists to design and paint art onto sidewalk pavement near select bus stop waiting areas in the Town in Summer, 2023. This project will help raise awareness for GoApex Route 1, the Town’s first, free, local transit route, which started service in Summer 2022, as well as enhance the pedestrian realm and experience for GoApex riders.
Artists should apply by Friday, March 17th, 2023. The online application form can be found at the following link:
Call for Artists and Application Form: GoApex Bus Stop Sidewalk Art Project
Any questions should be directed to Katie Schwing, the town's transit planner, before March 10, 2023, via email.
Christmas Eve Holiday Notice - GoApex Route 1 and GoApex Door to Door
GoApex Route 1 and GoApex Door to Door will not operate on Saturday, December 24th due to the Christmas Eve holiday.
Regional Transit Information Center Outage - Thursday, December 15th
Due to unforeseen maintenance, the GoTransit Regional Information Center phone system, 919-485-RIDE (7433), is experiencing technical difficulties, and will be down from approximately 11:30am to 1:30pm, today, Thursday, December 15th, 2022. During the maintenance period, The GoTriangle Regional Information center can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To track your bus, please visit https://triangle.transloc.com/. For trip plans, please visit https://gotriangle.org/. Or for items specific to GoApex, you can call the Town of Apex transit planner at 919-249-1043 during regular business hours and leave a voice message. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this outage.
Detour Notice - Apex Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 3rd
GoApex Route 1 will need to detour in the downtown area due to road closures for the Apex Christmas parade from about 3pm to about 9pm on Saturday, December 3rd. Click here for the detour map. Temporary stops will be located on Chatham Street and N Mason Street to reach the downtown area.
For more information, visit the "Know before you Go" page here.
Thanksgiving Holiday Notice - GoApex Route 1 and GoApex Door to Door
GoApex Route 1 and GoApex Door to Door will not operate on Thursday, November 28th due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The services will operate on a normal schedule on Friday, November 29th, and Saturday, November 30th.
Bus Stop Closure Notice - North Mason Street near Apex Community Center
Beginning Monday, November 28th, 2022, Stop #1452, North Mason Street at Old Mill Village Drive, northbound (across the street from the Town Community Center) will be closed due to a construction project. A temporary stop will be added (#16003) at Laura Duncan Rd at Old Raleigh Rd, about a block north. Stop #1452 will be closed until the construction project is complete.
Bus Stop Installation Update, November 2022
Benches and trash cans have just arrived for installation at select bus stops! Click here for a list of locations receiving benches and/or trash cans. Bike racks were already installed at select bus stops last month.
GoTriangle Route 305 - New Schedule starting Monday, August 8th
GoTriangle Route 305: Holly Springs-Apex to Raleigh will have an updated schedule starting August 8th. This route operates between Holly Springs, Apex, NC State, and Downtown Raleigh during weekday commute hours. The updated schedule adds two trips to the route funded by the Wake Transit Plan, pushes back start of service to 6:34am, and removes morning arrivals and evening departures in Holly Springs. You can download the updated route brochure here.
GoApex Route 1 is here!
GoApex Route 1 started service on Saturday, July 30th, 2022. The Town is looking forward to offering this new, free service to the community, and we hope you will hop on board!
Bus Stop Installation Project, Spring 2022
Beginning this Spring, the Town of Apex will construct bus stops for our new transit service, GoApex Route 1. Route 1 is the Town's first local, free bus service, starting July 30, 2022. Installation at each stop includes, at the minimum, a bus stop sign and a level concrete pad for boarding and alighting the bus. Some stops may also receive a bench, trash can, bike racks, light fixtures, pavement markings, or additional concrete or sidewalk improvements.
Update: Concrete work is nearing completion! Installation of stop amenities (benches, trash cans, and bike racks) will be delayed until after service starts. Deliveries are now expected in late September.
GoApex Informational Pop-Up Events - Coming Soon
Apex Town staff will be out and about in Apex this summer to provide informational materials and answer questions about GoApex Route 1. Feel free to stop by when you see us around town. If you would like a presentation about GoApex to your community group, please contact Katie Schwing.
Bus Stop Sidewalk Art Project - Public Survey Open
The Town of Apex is planning to bring sidewalk art to twelve new GoApex bus stops in Spring 2023. We'd like to know what you want to see, as well as any thoughts or concerns you may have about the project.
The Town plans to issue a Call for Artists in Fall 2022 with installation in Spring 2023. A selection committee made up of members of the Town of Apex’s Transit Advisory Committee, Public Art Committee, and Town Staff (Planning, Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources, and Public Works) will review and select the artists based on the survey results and applications received.
Click here to complete the survey!
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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Katie Schwing, Senior Transit Planner, at (919) 249-1043, or by email.