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Puerto Vallarta 'Night Owl' Bus Service Starts Sept. 16
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September 14, 2011

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Nighttime public transportation in Puerto Vallarta is a reality. Beginning September 16th, city buses will offer nighttime service between 11 pm and 5 am, with special routes and circulation along the main avenues. The fare is $10 pesos.

Night Owl Goals

• To save money on transportation for employees who work at night

• To decrease traffic accidents caused by ingestion of alcohol, fun evening activities, tourism or leisure

• To support economic recovery in the resorts of Puerto Vallarta

The 'Night Owl' bus service will run on a schedule that is currently not offered in Vallarta - it aims to answer the demand of both workers and tourists needing economical and secure transportation at night.

Principal Areas of Puerto Vallarta

Downtown Hotel and Commercial Zone
Marina Vallarta Hotel Zone
North Hotel Zone
South Hotel Zone (no service)

Night Owl Destinations (principal colonias)

Ixtapa • Las Juntas • Mojoneras • Lαzaro Cαrdenas • Versalles • Bobadilla • Lomas de Coapinole • Pitillal • FOVISSTE • El Coapinole • El Mangal • Villa de Guadalupe • Emiliano Zapata • El Centro • 5 de Diciembre

These routes form a network of 100 kilometers and provide coverage to 78 percent of the urban area of Puerto Vallarta, with service hours from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, with a frequency of every 20 minutes on average. The Night Owl bus fare is $10 pesos.

Night Owl Features

Service hours from 11 pm to 5 am
Security Cameras
114 Bus Stops with signs
GPS route monitoring
Route Screen at Central Station
Network Plans for Hotels

Each unit will have surveillance cameras and emergency alarms, automatic payment collection boxes to prevent access to cash, and will operate in populated, well lit areas. In addition, the City of Puerto Vallarta has secured the support of the public security force to monitor the service.

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For more information, download the PDF document (in Spanish) HERE.