Manatee County Area Transit

Manatee County offices closed Friday, July 3


MANATEE COUNTY, FL (June 30, 2015) – Manatee County Government offices will be closed Friday, July 3 to observe Independence Day.


  • Trash and recycling collections will maintain their normal schedule for residents in unincorporated Manatee.


  • The Island Trolley and Beach Express service will operate normal hours on Saturday, July 4. The Longboat Key Trolley service will be suspended July 4 and resume normal hours on Sunday, July 5. Fixed route and para-transit service are suspended on July 4 and will resume normal operations on Monday, July 6.



  • Manatee County parks and beaches will be open to the public. Manatee County golf course will be open.


  • G.T. Bray Recreation Center will be open Friday, but closed Saturday, July 4.



  • Manatee County’s publicly owned natural preserves will remain open.



  • Manatee County’s public libraries will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.



For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.


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Goodwill Store,
8750 State Road 70
Bradenton, FL 34202
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MCAT Service Improvements

MCAT Service Improvements

New North County Connexion route servicing Palmetto, Holy Cross and Rubonia. Extension of Route 6 east along SR 70 providing a link between Gulf Beaches and Lakewood Ranch.

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