Central Florida’s LYNX buses and ACCESS LYNX vans will stop rolling after 5 p.m. Thursday and the entire bus fleet will be parked all day Friday because of Hurricane Matthew, the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority announced.

All final departure times for LYNX bus and ACCESS LYNX trips will occur by 5 p.m., allowing passengers to complete their trip. These vehicles will be off the road by 8 p.m., the authority announced.

There will be no service on Friday.

Service is anticipated to return on Saturday.

More details will be shared as the storm passes.

Road Rangers will be patrolling Interstate 4 until the roadway reaches 35 mph sustained winds, at which time they will be pulled off the street and return when it is deemed safe.

LYNX staff will monitor the effects of the storm and will keep the community up-to-date as the storm passes through the area.

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