Free bus rides in October

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS— The Jacksonville Transportation Authority Clay Community Transportation Program is offering free rides during the month of October. Passengers can board a shuttle from the designated pick-up stops and travel routes through Fleming Island, Gainesville, Green Cove Springs, Keystone Heights, Middleburg, Orange Park, and Penney Farms.

The Magenta Line makes two round trips (Keystone Heights to Gainesville), Monday through Friday — one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

The Green Line travels from Keystone Heights to the Middleburg VA Clinic, Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Red Line travels from Orange Park south along Blanding Boulevard to Middleburg Bluff Apartments, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Blue Line travels from Orange Park south through Fleming Island down to Green Cove Springs, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Low-cost Flex Trips are also available for passengers within ¾ of a mile from the main route. Flex Trips can be scheduled by calling (904) 284-5977.

Clay Express-Select

Clay Express-Select offers commuters an executive-style, affordable ride between Clay County and the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla in downtown Jacksonville.

Clay Express Select vehicles provide comfortable seating and modern-day conveniences like complimentary Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. In addition, all vehicles are equipped with wheelchair access.

Passengers can board Clay Express Select shuttles at the Black Creek Park-n-Ride near the corner of Doctors Inlet and Sleepy Hollow Road or any of the other Clay Express Select stops along Park Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard. The service is offered from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Service is not available Saturdays, Sundays, or holidays.

For more information on the Clay Community Transportation Program, please visit