Eugene-Springfield

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Overview - Eugene

Located on the Willamette River, Eugene is the seat of Lane County and the third largest city by population in Oregon. It has approximately 171,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. To the east lies Springfield, with approximately 63,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The Eugene metropolitan area (Eugene-Springfield) comprised 379,611 residents as of the 2018 US Census Bureau Estimate.


Eugene-Springfield's rapid transit network consists of three bus rapid transit corridors organized into either one or two services.

Emerald Express

Opened 2007, the Emerald Express (EmX) consists of three bus rapid transit lines organized into either one or two services that serve the cities of Eugene and Springfield, Oregon. We will separate the two services here but they occasionally get merged into one continuous service.

EmX Eugene Line

The EmX Eugene Line of the Emerald Express is a bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Commerce in the west to Springfield in the east via Eugene, serving 23 stations. The section between Eugene and Springfield is referred to as the EmX Green Line and the section west of Eugene is referred to as the West Eugene Extension.


The EmX Green Line was opened in January 2007 and the last extension to the line was the West Eugene extension to Commerce in September 2017. McVay station reopened in December 2019. EmX Eugene is operated by the Lane Transit District.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
EmX Eugene10'10'15'15'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Feb 09, 2020

EmX Gateway Line

The EmX Gateway Line of the Emerald Express is a bus rapid transit service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Springfield in the south to Gateway Mall and the Sacred Heart Medical Center in the north, serving 16 stations. In the northern loop, buses alternate between clockwise and counterclockwise, effectively branching the service.


The EmX Gateway Line was opened in January 2011. EmX Gateway is operated by the Lane Transit District.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
EmX Gateway10'10'15'15' *1

Schedules -- Last Updated: Feb 09, 2020

*1 - In the loop, buses alternate between clockwise and counterclockwise, resulting in half service in each direction

References & Helpful Links

Emerald Express at Wikipedia

Official Website for Emerald Express: Lane Transit District


Maps

Official System Map - Lane Transit District [PDF] [Last Accessed Feb 09, 2020] (WARNING: Automatic download)


Other Sources

Eugene, USA at BRTDATA.org

Asset Notes

EmX line and icon colors taken from official map as of Sept 2019.


Last Updated: Feb 09, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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