The new route would service Kroger and the Village Square shopping center hourly between 6am and 9pm on weekdays. It also provides connections to Saginaw-area COVID vaccine clinics. As the bus system continues to gear back up after Covid-19-related reductions, we expect to see weekend service to this location as well. The bus is currently free, but must only be used for essential trips. The drop off and pickup location is in the Kroger Parking Lot in Bridgeport located at 6370 Dixie Highway.
STARS will also provide free door-to-door LIFT paratransit service for qualifying residents located within a ¾ mile radius of the new Kroger bus stop. This service is provided 5 am – 9 pm Monday through Friday, but riders must call 989-753-9526 in advance and schedule pick-ups between 9 am – 3 pm.
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STARS is taking strict safety precautions with this relaunch, and all passengers MUST WEAR MASKS. STARS has outfitted buses with UV light disinfecting air filters for passenger and driver safety. Buses are equipped with safety barriers for passengers and drivers. Hand sanitizer and masks are available to passengers. Passenger capacity on buses remains limited at this time to maintain social distancing.