FL: The Green Hopper, a low speed vehicle service, will continue
to offer complimentary shuttle service around the Burns Square
Business District during a temporary partial closure of Ringling
Boulevard. Based on ridership during a trial period last week,
the new hours of operation for the Ringling Roundabout Express
• Monday – Saturday 11 a.m. –
• Thursday – Saturday 6:30 p.m. – 2 a.m.
(regular Green Hopper hours -- on call service only)
There will be 17 convenient stops along Pineapple
Avenue, Gulfstream Avenue,
Lemon Avenue, Main Street, Orange Avenue, Selby Lane and Palm
Avenue to help pedestrians accessing the Burns Square Business
District. For a complete list of Ringling Roundabout Express
stops click here.
To view a revised route map click
For safety reasons, the construction zone
where two roundabouts are being built on Ringling Boulevard
at Pineapple Avenue and Palm is now completely fenced.
During 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. hours, contact
the Green Hopper at 877-323-7238 ext. 2. From 6:30 p.m. –
2 a.m., press 5 to speak with a driver.
For more information about the roundabouts
and to register for project updates visit www.SarasotaGov.com
or contact project manager Neil
Gaines: 941-365-2200 ext. 6309