The Western Reserve Transit Authority will hold public hearings on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:00am and 2:00pm, in the meeting room at WRTA’s Federal Station, 340 West Federal St., Youngstown, Ohio for the purpose of accepting public comment concerning proposed service and fare changes.
The proposed service changes are as follows:
Modification to Route #5 South Avenue to operate on South Avenue between East Judson St. and Lake Park Rd., removing service from E. Midlothian, Southern Blvd., Erie St., Lucy St. and Indianola Rd.
New route #24 Midlothian operating on E. Midlothian from Hillman Way to Youngstown-Poland Rd., to Boardman-Poland Rd., to Tiffany Blvd. and return on weekdays and Saturdays.
Increase in service on Route #25 Boardman/Canfield Loop, to hourly service on weekdays and Saturdays, with the extension of selected trips to the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center.
Introduction of MicroTransit service to a defined area along the Rt #224 corridor in Boardman Township.
The proposed fare change is as follows:
Elimination of Transfers on fixed route bus service.
These changes will be effective September 1, 2019. WRTA will accept written public comment at its offices on 604 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown OH 44502 between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm until Thursday, July 11, 2019.