October 25 is the opening of the terminal
November 7 is when the buses run from there on new schedules.
The news in route changes is not all good news. Coming and going from the strip to downtown in the early morning will not be possible on the ACE alias GOLD LINE alias strip and Downtown express (SDX) but only on the Deuce from 12:30 am to 9 am.
Here are my current concerns; however, we really need to wait a bit until the dust settles. The last schedule changes were rechanged after about a month.
*** Staying downtown I may have to take a bus to take a bus because the BTC is an unsafe walk. I'll lose the flexibility of many routes easily reached.
*** The pullback on the SDX bus trips will mean I am crowded again on the Deuce when I am heading back to my hotel, perhaps a bit drunk, certainly tired, in the early morning hours.
*** The reduction of runs by the 202 Flamingo in early morning hours will mean I stop counting Terribles and Tuscany as possible places to stay, let alone the Eastside Cannery where early morning buses will no longer go.
Even early morning returns from Gold Coast/Palms to Ellis/Super 8 Koval will be much less convenient when Flamingo buses run every hour.
Tropicana 201 maintains 20 minute runs. I am sorry Flamingo did not get the same consideration.