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ESTA to operate ‘intervalley shuttle’ at Reds Meadow Valley

free-shuttle-map-short Press release Beginning Thursday, September 8th, the mandatory Reds Meadow Shuttle from the Adventure Center at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area through the Reds Meadow Valley will end its daily service. However, due to the extremely limited parking available in the valley, the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) will run a complimentary weekend intervalley shuttle […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Transit partners with Swiftly for real-time information

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – Eastern Sierra Transit riders will see major improvements to their bus experience. Swiftly, Inc., a San Francisco­-based mobility solutions company, has partnered with the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) to bring more accurate real­-time transit predictions to the Eastern Sierra region. As part of this pilot project, new GPS […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Transit Authority earns CalACT award

– Press release ESTA Recognized as 2015 Outstanding Rural Transit Agency The Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) was recognized at the California Association of Coordinated Transportation (CalACT) spring conference as the 2015 Outstanding Rural Transit Agency. CalACT is a statewide, non-profit organization that has represented the interests of small, rural, and specialized transportation providers since […]

 
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Inyo National Forest planning early openings

– Press release from Inyo National Forest The Inyo National Forest is planning to open recreation facilities on the Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts early this year based upon warm, dry conditions throughout the winter months. The forest is coordinating with the Town of Mammoth Lakes, National Park Service, Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, Cal […]

 
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ESTA director comments on exact change fare

On July 1, Eastern Sierra Transit bus drivers will no longer make change for passengers. Eastern Sierra Transit officials say the new policy is a necessary matter of efficiency. Others see it as a hardship for passengers. John Helm, Director of Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, said that at their May meeting, the Transit Board addressed […]

 
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Council of Governments looks at transparency software

One of the gripes repeated in many public issues? Transparency of government functions. What are they doing and how much does it cost? City of Bishop Mayor Dave Stottlemyre has an idea. At the meeting of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments Friday in Bishop, a software company will make a presentation to officials of […]

 
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ESTA Board: Mammoth bus service, Reds Meadow opening

The Eastern Sierra Transit Authority continues to talk with Mammoth Mountain Ski Area about a potential bus service transition, and that issue was scheduled to come up at Friday’s meeting of the ESTA Board of Directors. For a number of months, representatives from Mammoth Mountain and ESTA have talked about the transit authority taking over […]

 
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Two meetings: economy, transit, Reds Meadow

Inyo and Mono officials will sit down for two meetings on Friday. They will deal with local issues like the fairgrounds, economic development, transit,  and Reds Meadow. The Eastern Sierra Council of Governments will meet Friday at 9am in Suite Z in Mammoth Lakes.  They will first talk about their own legislative platform.  Supervisor Linda […]

 
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