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WRTA Kicks Off 2019 Holiday Bus with Kids, Santa

WRTA officially launched its 2019 Holiday Bus on Monday morning, November 25, when the bus pulled into the parking lot of the Newport branch of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County. On board was a special passenger: Santa Claus. Excited children, who are students at Alta Head Start, …

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EZ Fare Logo

EZfare Brings Mobile Ticketing to WRTA

You can now purchase multi-ride passes for WRTA Fixed Route buses on your smartphone with the EZfare app, and then simply show the bar code on your phone to the WRTA driver. No cash or physical pass needed! Once you’ve downloaded the EZfare app from the App Store or Google Play …

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YOUride vehicle

YOUride Expands Service Area, Offers FREE Rides

Those using WRTA’s new YOUride service now have even more destinations they can be taken to or picked up from. And YOUride is being offered FREE during the introductory period. The YOUride service area has been expanded; it now encompasses as far as Starrs Corners in Canfield Township to the west, …

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Alert

No Bus Service from 10:00–11:00 am — Friday, October 4

In order to allow our drivers to attend funeral services for former WRTA Executive Director Jim Ferraro, WRTA buses that leave from Federal Station at 10:10 am and 10:40 am will not operate on Friday, October 4. Please check the WRTA schedule for the bus you plan to ride during …

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YOUride On-Demand Transit

YOUride Service Comes to Boardman

WRTA is testing a new service in Boardman that will make it easier for shoppers and others to get around within the Rte. 224 retail corridor from the West Blvd. Giant Eagle to Tiffany Blvd. and the South Ave. Walmart. YOUride is an on-demand, rider-scheduled small-bus service that can used …

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WRTA - Giving the Valley a Lift

Transfers Will Be Eliminated as of September 3

Effective Tuesday, September 3, transfers will no longer be sold or accepted for WRTA bus rides. The cost of two regular Adult fares (to and back from a destination) plus two transfers was $3.00, and the transfers were good for a limited time for one ride only. Now for that same cost …

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New Route Added, Two Routes Improved

WRTA has added a new (Route #24 Midlothian Loop) and improved Route #5 South and Route #25 Boardman-Canfield Loop to better serve the community. Here are the new schedules that are now in effect:    

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Effective Aug. 12 – New Drop-off/Pick-up Point at Southern Park Mall

As of Monday, August 12, WRTA buses will pick up and discharge passengers from a new location at the Southern Park Mall. Effective that date, our buses will no longer stop at the curb near the entrance to Sears. The Mall is requiring that WRTA buses now stop at a …

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Special Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Western Reserve Transit Authority will hold a SPECIAL Board Meeting, Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.  The meeting will be held at WRTA’s Board Room, 604 Mahoning Avenue.  Click here for the current, tentative agenda for the meeting.

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Happy 4th of July

No Bus Service on 4th of July

Please be advised that WRTA will be closed and there will be no bus service on Thursday, July 4th 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 Friday, …

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