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New #80 Lordstown Express Route Debuts Aug. 31

Starting Monday, August 31, WRTA’s new #80 Lordstown Express bus will travel twice daily Monday through Friday to and from PurFoods, located at the corner of Mahoning Avenue and Bailey Road in Lordstown.

The #80 Lordstown Express morning run will leave downtown Youngstown’s Federal Station at 6:10 am Monday through Friday and arrive at PurFoods at 6:45 am. It will depart from PurFoods at 7:05 am and arrive back at Federal Station at 7:40 am.

The afternoon run of #80 Lordstown Express departs Federal Station at 2:10 pm, arriving at PurFoods at 2:45 pm. Employees whose shifts end at 3:00 can then catch the bus at 3:10 pm and return to Federal Station at 3:40 pm.

The evening run of this route leaves Federal Station at 6:10 pm and arrives at PurFoods at 6:45 pm. It then departs PurFoods at 7:05 pm, arriving at Federal Station at 7:40 pm.

The route is expected to be adapted to serve the TJX distribution facility in Lordstown once it begins operations.

A reminder that rides on all WRTA buses are free through June 30, 2021. Riders (except those using wheelchairs, walkers or canes) must board the bus through the rear door. Those with strollers must fold the stroller before boarding. Riders must wear a face covering in order to travel on WRTA buses.