Blacksburg Transit

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Blacksburg Transit, or BT provides transit service to the towns of Blacksburg, Christiansburg and portions of Montgomery County in the state of Virginia. BT began operations in 1983.

Routes

Maps & Schedules

Blacksburg

  • Corporate Research Center/Hospital Shuttle
  • Hethwood/Harding Ave.
  • Hokie Express
  • Main Street
  • Patrick Henry
  • Progress St.
  • Tom's Creek A
  • Tom's Creek B
  • University City Boulevard
  • University Mall Shuttle

Christiansburg

  • The Explorer
  • Go Anywhere! Christiansburg

Two Town Trolley

  • Blacksburg Loop
  • Christiansburg Loop

Fares

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 2800 Commerce St., Blacksburg, VA 24060
  • Email: btransit@blacksburg.gov
  • Fax: 540-951-3142
  • Phone:
    • Admin: 540-443-7100
    • Info: 540-961-1185

Transit Roster

Current

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1911-1924 Blacksburg Transit 1912-a.jpg 2009 New Flyer D40LFR Cummins ISL Allison B400R
6011-6017 Blacksburg Transit 6011-a.jpg 2010 New Flyer DE40LFR Cummins ISL Allison EP40
hybrid system
6021-6022 2010 New Flyer DE60LFR Cummins ISL Allison EP50
hybrid system
6201-6204 Blacksburg Transit 6204-a.jpg 2012 New Flyer XD35 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
6305-6308 Blacksburg Transit 6307-a.jpg 2013 New Flyer XD35 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
6323-6324 2013 New Flyer XD60 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
6401-6404 2014 New Flyer XD35 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
6411-6414 2014 New Flyer XD40 Cummins ISL9 Allison B400R
6425 Blacksburg Transit 6425-a.jpg 2014 New Flyer XD60 Cummins ISL9 Allison B500R
6726-6729 2018 New Flyer XD60 Cummins L9 Allison B500R Ordered from the Commonwealth of Virginia's options.[1]
6931-6932 2019 New Flyer XD60 Cummins L9 Voith D864.6
7005-7007 2020 New Flyer XE35 Siemens
7021-7022 2020 New Flyer XE60 Siemens

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
1302-1308 1983 Blue Bird City Bird Detroit Diesel 6V53T Allison MT-643
1309 1984 Blue Bird City Bird Detroit Diesel 6V53T Allison MT-643 Possibly purchased as replacement for 1301.
1501-1502 1965 GMC TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-Winston-Salem Transit Authority 1601-1602; purchased in 1984.
1501, 1509-1510 1965 GMC TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-GRTC 401, 409-410; purchased in 1985.
1603-1606 1966 GMC TDH-4519
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison Ex-Winston-Salem Transit Authority 1603-1606; purchased in 1984.
1611, 1613-1614,
1616, 1618
1966 GMC TDH-5303
New Look
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison Ex-GRTC 411, 413-414, 416, 418; purchased in 1985.
1701-1703 1977 Flxible 35096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730 Ex-Gateway Regional Transit Authority 7701-7703; purchased in 1985.
1801-1809 1998 New Flyer D35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R View series page for detailed disposition info.
1811-1816 Blacksburg Transit 1813-a.jpg 1998 New Flyer D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R
1901-1902 1989 TMC RTS-06
(T70-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Sold to Williamsburg Area Transport as JC250901-JC250902 in 2002.
1911-1912 1989 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Sold to Williamsburg Area Transport as JC250903-JC250904 in 2002.
2015, 2025 2002 New Flyer D60LF Cummins ISL ZF Ex-Academy Bus Lines 2015, 2025.
2601-2603 1986 Flxible Metro "A"
(35102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
2604-2606 1987 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
2611-2613 1986 Flxible Metro "A"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
2614-2616 Blacksburg Transit 2616-a.jpg 1987 Flxible Metro "B"
(40102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 2616 is preserved by Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum in Roanoke, VA.
2701 2007 New Flyer D35LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
2711-2712 Blacksburg Transit 2712-a.jpg 2007 New Flyer D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
3101-3106 Blacksburg Transit 3103-a.jpg 2001 New Flyer D35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 Allison B400R Sold to Academy Bus Lines as 2201-2206.
3612, 3621,
3637, 3639
Peninsula Transportation 621-a.jpg 1976 Flxible 53096-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison VS2-8
4201-4202 Blacksburg Transit 4201-a.jpg 2002 New Flyer D30LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R Sold to Radford Transit as 3201-3202.
5201-5202 2002 New Flyer D35LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R Sold to Radford Transit as 3503-3504.
5211-5218 Blacksburg Transit 5212-a.jpg 2002 New Flyer D40LF Cummins ISC Allison B400R

All-time paratransit roster

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
22 Ford E-Series
Cutaway
57 Ford E-Series
Cutaway
502 Chevrolet

References

  1. Blacksburg Transit expands its fleet with an order from New Flyer, New Flyer Industries. Dated November 29, 2017, retrieved on December 10, 2017.

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