North Tahoe/Truckee winter transit programs under way |

North Tahoe/Truckee winter transit programs under way

Sun staff report

LAKE TAHOE andamp;#8212; All of Tahoeandamp;#8217;s ski resorts, winter programs and Tahoe Area Regional Transit are gearing for winter transit services, starting Dec. 15 and running through April 8.According to a press release from the Transportation Management Association, TART will continue hourly service between Truckee, Squaw Valley and Tahoe City; from Tahoma to Incline Village; and its Highway 267 service will connect Truckee, Northstar, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay. An all-day pass costs $3.50.Northstar California will provide free service for Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach, Crystal Bay and Incline Village to Northstar. The town of Truckee will provide free service to Donner Summit from Henness Flat, Truckee Train Depot, Donner Lake to Donner Ski Ranch, Sugar Bowl, Soda Springs and Boreal.The new Alpine-Squaw Valley Express will provide service between Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley and to lodging properties.Free Night Rider shuttles also begin December 15, to serve Northstar, the West Shore, Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay.For rates, schedules and other details, visit