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WRTA 50th Anniversary

WRTA Celebrates 50 Years

WRTA celebrated its 50th anniversary with a recognition event at Federal Station. Western Reserve Transit Authority began operations in 1971 and has continued to carry out its mission of “Giving The Valley a Lift” ever since. WRTA was honored to have the following partners, area officials and representatives present at …

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Online Public Meetings about Zero Fares

Upcoming Online Public Meetings for Proposed Zero Fares

Even though its buses continued to roll, WRTA eliminated fares in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Riders had many challenges during the pandemic and WRTA wanted to help. Free fares made it easier for riders to get to their jobs, grocery shopping and medical appointments. The positive response …

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Transit Oriented Development Events

Market Street Transit-Oriented Development Plan Kicks Off Outreach Events

WRTA’s Market Street Corridor Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) planning begins its public outreach events with information displays at the African-American Men’s Wellness Walk and the Boardman Park Family Fun Night, both on Saturday, August 14, and an online survey to gather public input from WRTA customers and Boardman and Youngstown residents. …

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WRTA - Giving the Valley a Lift

Late Night Riders – On Demand App Discontinued

The On Demand App was launched as part of a demonstration project in December of 2020 for use by riders using WRTA Late Night service. Unfortunately, the demonstration period is coming to an end. As of Wednesday, August 25, the On Demand app will no longer be available. WRTA riders can …

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Labor Day 2021

Happy Labor Day! (No bus service on Monday, September 6th)

Please be advised that WRTA will be closed and there will be no bus service on Monday, September 6th in celebration of the holiday. We here at WRTA sincerely hope that you and your family will have a very happy and safe holiday! Regular bus service will resume on Tuesday, …

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Canfield Fair Logo

2021 Canfield Fair Bus Schedule

WRTA will be offering bus service to and from the Canfield Fair this year!

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Board Meeting Canceled

August Board Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised that the August Board of Trustees Meeting set for Thursday, August 26 at 3:00 p.m. has been cancelled.

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Changes Coming To Warren Service

Warren Route Changes Coming Late August

Four Warren routes will be discontinued at the end of August as the grants that funded operation expire. The four Fixed Routes that are affected by the change are: #70 Southeast #72 Southwest #74 Elm #75 Northwest Route #28 Warren Express will continue to operate the old route to Lane …

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WRTA - Giving the Valley a Lift

Input Sought for Coordinated Transportation Plan for Mahoning/Trumbull Counties

A new Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan (Coordinated Plan) has been developed for Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. The primary focus of this Plan is to identify transportation needs and gaps experienced by seniors, persons with disabilities and low-income populations in the two counties and determine ways to overcome those …

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Free Fares Extended

Free Rides on All WRTA Buses Continued Through 12/31/21

Free fares on all WRTA buses will be extended through December 31, 2021. “We first implemented free fares last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said WRTA Executive Director Dean Harris. “While that situation has improved in recent months, the Valley is still recovering from its effects in many ways. …

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