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Fixed Route Bus Service is Back!

Fixed Route (Big Bus) Service from WRTA Will Return Monday, May 18

The “big buses” have begun rolling again in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. WRTA resumed Fixed Route bus service on Monday, May 18. All rides are free as before. Schedules remain the same on most routes, but in light of the coronavirus pandemic, certain requirements will be enforced for all riders: …

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Services closing early on June 1st

Please be advised that due to current state of emergency and curfew at 7 p.m. imposed by Youngstown Mayor Tito Brown, WRTA will be shutting down its services early this evening, Monday, June 1st.

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Possible Service Disruption

WRTA Service Could Be Affected by Downtown Youngstown Protests

Due to ongoing protests in the downtown Youngstown area, it is possible that the regular routes of some WRTA buses may be affected. WRTA Executive Director Dean Harris says drivers are authorized to deviate from their normal fixed routes in order to avoid crowds. Thus, WRTA riders may experience delays …

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Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Slated for June 10-11 at Covelli Centre

The City of Youngstown and Youngstown City Health District will host a drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic June 10 and 11 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Covelli Centre in downtown Youngstown. Individuals with COVID-19 symptoms or those with direct exposure to the virus can be tested at this …

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Please Participate in the 2020 Census!

WRTA is urging all citizens of Mahoning and Trumbull Counties to take part in the 2020 Census. It’s extremely important to WRTA, the riders it serves, and the entire community. As with many other nationwide programs, the results of the Census in the Mahoning Valley will directly impact the funding …

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Major Changes to WRTA Services Coming Soon

The coronavirus outbreak has necessitated changes to services offered by The Western Reserve Transit Authority. The changes will be rolled out over the next two weeks.

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WRTA Offices are closed to the public

Services Continue, but WRTA Offices Are Closed to the Public

While modified services are continuing, WRTA has closed its offices at 604 Mahoning Avenue to the public.

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Free Fares on ALL WRTA Buses Until Further Notice

Free Fares on ALL WRTA Buses Until Further Notice

WRTA is offering free fares on all of its buses — including fixed route, ADA-All Access and Countywide service — for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus Statement

WRTA Taking Steps to Deal with Coronavirus Concerns

In light of concerns, both globally and nationally, about the coronavirus pandemic, WRTA wants to assure riders that our buses remain safe to ride. We have put the following measures in place: WRTA has always cleaned their buses after each day of service — wiping down all surfaces as needed, …

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Cancelled

March Board and Committee Meetings Cancelled

Please be advised that the Committee Meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Western Reserve Transit Authority scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 9 a.m. have been cancelled.  In addition, the Regular Board Meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 3 p.m. will also be cancelled.  These …

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