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ECAT will be running regular modified service starting Tuesday, September 22nd. The following routes will be temporarily suspended until further notice: 41, 59A, 59X, 61 and 64. Go here for more details.

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Modified Bus Route Schedule due to COVID-19

Published Mar 23, 2020
Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) will move bus routes to a modified schedule starting on Monday, March 23, 2020. The safety, health and security of our customers, employees and our community are our top priorities, therefore, the ECAT is taking steps to mitigate potential exposure of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) will move bus routes to a modified schedule starting on Monday, March 23, 2020. The safety, health and security of our customers, employees and our community are our top priorities, therefore, the ECAT is taking steps to mitigate potential exposure of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Hours and Service Modifications:

Effective on Monday, March 23, 2020 and continuing through April 14, 2020, our weekday bus routes will run on a modified schedule. This modified weekday schedule will match our “Holiday Schedule”, which runs every two hours and with the final route trips departing ECAT and Downtown at 6:00 p.m. The same modified schedule will run on Saturdays and no service on Sundays. We will temporarily suspend the following routes until further notice:

  • Route 41, East Pensacola Heights
  • Route 59A, NAS Pensacola, Airport
  • Route 59X, NAS Pensacola, Downtown, Cordova Mall
  • Route 61, Pensacola Beach
  • Route 64, Beach Jumper
  • UWF Regular Trolley Service

Routes 1, 2, 31, 32, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 55, 57, 58, 60, and 63 will continue to operate  modified schedule service Monday – Saturday. UWF Express Trolley will also continue service Monday - Saturday.

Capacity Limit 10 Passengers: ECAT will be scaling capacity to increase social distancing and safety for the general public as well as employees. Buses will be limited to transporting 10 people and encourage staggered seating. Additional vehicles will be dispatched to ensure all passengers are picked up and complying with the 10- person limit.

Customer Service: ECAT administrative offices and lobby will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 23rd. ECAT Rosa L. Parks Transit Complex will remain open for customer service ticket purchases and public restrooms, while adhering to the six-feet social distancing policy. Bus tickets are also available for purchase online at GoECAT.com.

In-person paratransit eligibility interviews will be rescheduled or completed over the phone. Please call the ECAT Mobility Clerk for assistance or to reschedule an interview at 850-595-3230.

Please call ECAT Customer Service at (850) 595-3228 if you need assistance with a specific route or have additional questions. Updated information will  also available on myescambia.com.

Paratransit Services

Escambia County Community Transportation (ECCT) will temporarily suspend all paratransit services after 7:00 p.m. for weekday and Saturday services.  All medical necessary trips will be honored. Sunday service is temporarily suspended. All expired eligibility will be extended for 90 days. Please call ECCT Customer Service at (850) 595-0501 if you need assistance. 

COVID-19 Information for Escambia County on MyEscambia.com

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