DART First State services, both fixed route and paratransit, will not operate July 4, with the exception of the Beach Bus services, its related paratransit service and the Route 305 — Beach Connection.
The Beach Bus services operate frequent buses on six routes serving both the Lewes and Rehoboth Park & Rides, Rehoboth Beach and the Boardwalk, Lewes, Long Neck, Millsboro, Georgetown, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and Ocean City, Maryland. The service operates seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. Buses are air-conditioned, handicapped-accessible and equipped with bike racks. The fares are $2 per trip, daily pass is $4.20, seven-day pass for $18 and a 30-Day Pass for just $65.
DART's 305 Beach Connection provides a relaxing ride from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays through Sept. 3. The fares are $2 per zone; the one-way cash fare is $10 from Wilmington, $8 from Middletown and $6 from Dover. Riders are encouraged to buy a 3-Zone Anywhere pass for $12.60, which can also be used on all Beach Bus services, once at either of the park and rides.
SEPTA's Wilmington/Newark Line will operate a weekend schedule; see schedule at septa.org/schedules/rail/pdf/nwk.pdf. DART's Transportation Store at the Wilmington Station will be closed. Passengers are encouraged to purchase their train fares in advance, or if paid on the train, a credit for the difference can be received at a Philadelphia SEPTA ticket counter.