News Archive

Closed for Presidents' Day, Feb 15

February 08, 2021

Mountain Line will be closed next Mon, Feb 15, for Presidents' Day.

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Tier 1 Schedule Mon, Feb 8

February 07, 2021

Mountain Line will be operating on a Tier 1 schedule Mon, Feb 8. This means Route 8 is adjusted and Shuttle Van is suspended. We apolog...

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Congolese Refugee Recognized as Mountain Line’s Rookie of the Year

January 26, 2021

Justin Kasali, Mountain Line's 2020 Rookie of the Year. MISSOULA – Justin Kasali, a Congolese refugee who settled in Missoul...

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Kids Clean Air Activity Packet

January 21, 2021

Did you know January is Clean Air Month? One of the best ways we can help keep our air clean is by lowering our carbon footprint. I...

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Tier 2 Schedule Wed, Jan 20

January 20, 2021

Due to unexpected staffing shortages, Mountain Line will be operating on a Tier 2 schedule tomorrow, Wed, Jan 20. This means Route 8 is...

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MUTD Coordination Plan Open For Public Comment Thru Feb 14

January 15, 2021

FFY 2022 Missoula Urban Area Public Transportation Coordination Plan This is to notify all interested parties that the public transporta...

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Route Delays Due To Weather

January 13, 2021

Due to inclement weather, some routes are experiencing delays because of downed trees and traffic light outages. Your bus will arrive as so...

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Closed Jan 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 12, 2021

Mountain Line will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Closed Dec 25, Service Ending Early Dec 24

December 17, 2020

Mountain Line will be ending service early, at 8:45 PM, Thurs, Dec 24. We will be closed all day Fri, Dec 25. Happy holidays, from all o...

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Celebrating (Yes, Celebrating) 2020

December 15, 2020

While this year was anything but “business as usual,” we at Mountain Line decided to see the disruption caused by COVID-19 as an opp...

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Smart Bus Project: Changes Underfoot

December 10, 2020

We're upgrading our in-bus technology! While this is extremely exciting news and will result in better data for riders, in the short te...

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Now Hiring: Maintenance Technician

November 19, 2020

Make the Wheels-on-the-Bus Go Round! Join our team today as a full-time Maintenance Technician and help keep Mountain Line's fleet...

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Mountain Line Closed for Veterans Day

November 09, 2020

Mountain Line will NOT be operating, Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

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Return to Normal Service Oct 6

November 05, 2020

We're returning to 100 percent full, normal service Tues, Oct 6 - including reinstating Shuttle Van! We know this return to normal is a...

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Mountain Line Thanks Voters, Celebrates Future Expansions

November 04, 2020

Missoula Voters Approve Sunday Bus Service, Later-Evening Hours  MISSOULA – Voters within the Missoula Urban Transportation Di...

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Mountain Line Releases Special Bus-to-Ballot Map Ahead of Election

November 01, 2020

In an effort to increase accessibility and access for voters this fall, Mountain Line has released a special Bus-to-Ballot map this week. T...

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Daylight Savings Ends Sunday, November 1

October 30, 2020

Remember to turn back your clocks this Sunday, November 1.

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Mountain Line to Return to Daily Service Updates

October 27, 2020

For the foreseeable future, Mountain Line will return to posting daily service updates indicating the level of service for the following da...

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Route 8 Suspended Saturday, October 24

October 24, 2020

Route 8 is suspended today, Saturday, October 24. This is due to an unexpected staffing shortage due to close-contact quarantines.⁠ ⁠...

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Mountain Line Operating On Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 09, 2020

Mountain Line will be operating Monday, October 12, on Indigenous Peoples' Day. Thanks, riders!

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Tier 2 Mon, Oct 5

October 03, 2020

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will be operating on a Tier 2 schedule Monday, October 5. Tier 2 means that Route 8 is suspended and Ro...

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Expansion of Face Covering Requirement

October 02, 2020

We're committed to safety. That's why, starting next week, we're expanding our mandatory face covering requirement. Effective Mon, Oct 5...

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Temporary Ryman St. Closure Impacts Stops

September 25, 2020

Ryman St. will be closed between W. Broadway St. and W. Pine St. starting Sunday, September 27 through Tuesday, September 29. Mountain L...

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Closed for Labor Day

September 04, 2020

Attention Riders: Mountain Line will NOT be operating Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. Hope you have a wonderful and safe h...

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Route 4 Impacted by Construction

August 24, 2020

Due to construction, Route 4 service is impacted in the following ways starting today, Mon, Aug 24 at 6p: Stops along Hwy 200, betwe...

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Mountain Line Funding Request to Appear on November Ballot

August 21, 2020

New Funding Will Create Sunday Bus Service, Increase Route Frequency  MISSOULA – The Missoula Urban Transportation District...

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Bus Stop Improvement Project: Construction to Begin on South Ave

August 17, 2020

Construction for our Bus Stop Improvement Project will begin along South Ave this week. Riders will still have access to bus service du...

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Mountain Line to Host Electric-Bus Concert Series

August 12, 2020

MISSOULA – Mountain Line is proud to partner with the Montana Area Music Association (MAMA) and the Trail 103.3 to present a fi...

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Now Hiring: Join Our Service Team

August 11, 2020

Love buses and being part of a great crew? Join our Mountain Line service team! Mountain Line has immediate job openings for a full-...

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Temporary Bus Stop Closure

August 04, 2020

Mountain Line's bus stop at the Greyhound Bus station, near Broadway St & Sherwood St, is temporarily closed due to construction. This...

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Mountain Line To Host Streaming Concert Series

July 30, 2020

Mountain Line will host a livestream concert series Wednesdays at 6 p.m. from August 19 - September 16! The five-part series will featu...

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Temporary Stop Closures: Main Street

July 29, 2020

Due to construction, all bus stops on Main St west of Madison St (right after our stop by First Security Bank) are temporarily closed due t...

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Bus Stop Improvement Project: Construction Update

July 20, 2020

Construction for our Bus Stop Improvement Project will begin along Arthur Ave this week, between 6th St & South Ave. Riders will st...

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Mon, July 20 Will Be Tier 2 Service

July 19, 2020

Tomorrow, Monday, July 20, Mountain Line will be operating Tier 2 service. More details here.

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Mountain Line to Temporarily Reduce Service on July 15

July 14, 2020

Due to a staffing shortage, Mountain Line is suspending Route 8 service and reducing frequency on Route 12 on Wednesday, July 15. We hope t...

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Route 8 Out of Service Afternoon of July 14; Temporary Stop Closure Route 1

July 14, 2020

Route 8 will not be operating from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, July 14. We apologize for any inconvenience. The outbound Rout...

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Mountain Line to Host Kickoff Ceremony for Community-Wide Bus Stop Improvement Project

July 13, 2020

MISSOULA – Mountain Line will host a kickoff ceremony to launch its citywide Bus Stop Improvement Project Tuesday, July 14,...

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Route 8 Morning Service Suspended July 10

July 10, 2020

Route 8 will not be in service this morning, Friday, July 10. It will be back in operation this afternoon at 3:05 p.m. We apologize for any...

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Fourth of July Closure

July 02, 2020

There will be no service Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Regular service will resume Monday, July 6. We hope you have...

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Russell Street and River Road Bus Shelters

June 29, 2020

The Inbound and Outbound Route 2 will now service the bus stop shelters located at Russell Street and River Road.

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Old MT Highway 200 Road Construction Delays.

June 25, 2020

Due to construction, the bus stop at W. Broadway St. and Sherwood St. on the Inbound Route 2 is temporarily closed. Old Montana Highway 200...

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Temporary Stop Closure: W. Broadway & Sherwood St

June 22, 2020

Due to construction, the bus stop at W. Broadway St. and Sherwood St. on the Inbound Route 2 is temporarily closed.

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Airport Stop Temporarily Relocated

June 17, 2020

Due to construction, the Route 11 bus stop at the airport will be moved to the corner of Aviation Way and Johnson Bell Dr. for the foreseea...

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Route 8: Temporary Stop Closure At North & Kemp

June 15, 2020

Due to construction, the bus stop on the inbound Route 8 at North and Kemp is temporarily closed. It is expected to reopen tomorrow, Tuesda...

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Southgate Mall: Temporary Stop Relocation

June 04, 2020

Anyone traveling to or from Southgate mall this afternoon, June 4, should note there is a "Caps & Cars" parade going on to celebrate th...

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Temporary Stop Closures

June 01, 2020

Due to construction, stops on Van Buren St, between Holly St & Cherry St, and at the intersection of Richard Dr & Rattlesnake Dr, a...

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Mountain Line To Expand Service, Maintain COVID-19 Precautions

May 27, 2020

MISSOULA – Effective Monday, June 1, Mountain Line will return to operating regular fixed-route and paratransit service with two exceptio...

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DEQ Awards Grant to Mountain Line to Replace Diesel Transit Buses with Energy-Efficient Models

May 26, 2020

Grant Comes from Montana’s Share of Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Settlement HELENA—The Montana Department of Environmenta...

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Mountain Line Requires Face Coverings, Ramps Up Service

May 06, 2020

Starting Monday, May 11, Mountain Line riders will be required to wear a mask or other cloth covering their nose and mouth while on boa...

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South & Higgins: Temporary Stop Closures

May 04, 2020

Due to road construction at the intersection of South and Higgins, bus stops at South & Higgins, Higgins & Sussex and South & G...

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Mountain Line Resolves to Eliminate Tailpipe Emissions by 2035

April 29, 2020

Electric Buses Will Result in Cleaner Air for Missoula  The Missoula valley airshed will be cleaner in the coming years, thanks t...

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Third Street Closures

April 27, 2020

Due to construction, all stops on 3rd Street between Orange and Russell are now closed. We expect these closures to last through the summ...

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Mountain Line Provides Wi-Fi-Equipped Bus As Community Hotspot

April 24, 2020

Mountain Line is proud to partner with First Presbyterian Church to create a drive-in community Wi-Fi hotspot. The transportation agency wi...

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Stop Relocation

April 16, 2020

The bus stop located outside Missoula Aging Services on the outbound Route 7 is now closed. This stop will be permanently relocated to the...

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Mountain Line To Alter Routes 1 and 2 To Increase Physical-Distancing Space On Buses

April 06, 2020

Effective Wednesday, April 8, Mountain Line will expand its Route 2 frequency and suspend its Route 1 service until further notice. Route 1...

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Essential Service Continues on Reduced Hours

March 27, 2020

Reminder that Mountain Line is now operating on reduced hours for both fixed-route and paratranist service. Updated schedules and more info...

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Essential Service To Continue

March 26, 2020

Mountain Line is an essential service that benefits us all by providing dependable transportation to healthcare workers, medical prof...

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UPDATE: Mobile App, Bus Tracker Now Updated

March 26, 2020

THIS POST WAS UPDATED AT 11:20a.m., March 26: The Mountain Line mobile app and bus tracker now reflect the reduced hours that went into...

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Reduced Hours Start Today

March 26, 2020

Mountain Line will be operating on reduced service hours effective today, Thursday, March 26, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Reduced...

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Last Day of Normal Service

March 25, 2020

Mountain Line will operate its normal bus and paratransit service today, Wednesday, March 25. Reminder, effective tomorrow, Thursday, March...

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Mountain Line Reduces Service Hours, Provides Vehicle for Emergency Response

March 24, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 26, Mountain Line will reduce its fixed-route and paratransit service hours to 6:45a to 7:15p until further n...

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Regular Service

March 24, 2020

Mountain Line is running its regular bus and paratransit service today, Tuesday, March 24. We ask riders to only take necessary trips with...

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Regular Service Continues

March 23, 2020

Mountain Line is operating its normal bus and paratransit service today, Monday, March 23.

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Normal Saturday Service

March 21, 2020

Mountain Line is running its normal Saturday bus and paratransit service today, March 21. We ask riders to only take necessary trips with u...

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Downtown Transfer Center To Close

March 20, 2020

Mountain Line will close its Downtown Transfer Center lobby to the public until further notice effective Saturday, March 21, in response...

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Normal Service Today

March 20, 2020

Mountain Line is operating its normal bus and paratransit service today, Friday, March 20.

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Normal Service Continues

March 19, 2020

Mountain Line is operating its normal bus and paratransit service today, Thursday, March 19.

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Service As Usual

March 18, 2020

Mountain Line is operating its normal bus and paratransit service today, Wednesday, March 18. Stay well, Missoula!

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Normal Service Today

March 17, 2020

Mountain Line is operating its normal bus and paratransit service today, Tuesday, March 17. Thank you for riding with us!

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Buffer Zone Near Bus Operator

March 16, 2020

For the health and safety of our bus operators, please note that riders are no longer permitted to sit or stand in the area six feet from t...

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Service To Continue

March 15, 2020

Mountain Line plans to operate bus service on all routes tomorrow, Monday, March 16. Please continue to check our social media channels oft...

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Impacts To Service

March 13, 2020

Effective Monday, March 16, Mountain Line will be suspending all Senior Van service until further notice. At this time, all bus and paratra...

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Coronavirus: Staying Healthy & Informed

March 06, 2020

Mountain Line is working collaboratively with the county and city to keep the public informed about COVID-19, or the coronavirus, as news a...

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Daylight Saving Time Begins This Sunday, March 8

March 06, 2020

Get ready to spring forward! Daylight saving time begins this Sunday, March 8 at 2am. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour. If th...

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Mountain Line Welcomes New Communications and Outreach Marketing Specialist

Mountain Line Welcomes New Communications and Outreach Marketing Specialist

March 04, 2020

The Missoula Urban Transportation District welcomes Shanti Johnson as its new Communications and Outreach Marketing Specialist for Mountain...

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Mountain Line Closed President's Day

February 11, 2020

Mountain Line will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in recognition of President’s Day Federal holiday. All 12 fixed routes, Paratra...

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Mountain Line Closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15, 2020

Mountain Line will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Federal holiday. All 12 fixed routes, Pa...

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Mountain Line Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

December 17, 2019

Mountain Line will be closed Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 in observance of the Christmas Holiday. All 12 fixed routes, Paratransit, Seni...

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Mountain Line Closed Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2019

Mountain Line will be closed on Thursday, November 28th, 2019 in recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  All 12 fixed routes, Paratransi...

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