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Yearly Archives: 2009

WRTA Service Adjustments to Begin January 30, 2010

The WRTA Advisory Board has approved the following service adjustments which will be effective as of Saturday, January 30, 2010: Route 1 – Providence St./ Mount St. Ann Existing times will change slightly and will now interline with Route 16. Route 3 – Pleasant St./Tatnuck Square Existing times will change slightly and will now interline with Route […]

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WRTA Helps Drive the Spirit of Holiday Giving with 17th Annual WSRS Feed Worcester County Food Drive

WORCESTER _ Feeding the hungry is what the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) does throughout the year. During the year, 178 partner agencies serve over 93,000 people living in Central Massachusetts. That’s a lot of food. For over a decade and a half, WSRS 96.1 has been holding a food drive in order to help […]

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WRTA Informational Meetings Scheduled: Proposed January 2010 Service Adjustments (UPDATED 12/16/09)

The WRTA has conducted Informational Meetings regarding proposed service adjustments to take effect in January 2010. These meetings were open to the public, and were held at the following dates, times, and locations: Thurs., Dec. 10th at 5:30pm: Quinsigamond Village Community Center, 16 Greenwood Street, Worcester, MA 01607 Mon., Dec. 14th at 1pm: WRTA Office, 287 Grove […]

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WRTA Ridership Advocacy Group Meeting on 8/5/09

The next Ridership Advocacy Group meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 5th at 5pm at the WRTA, 287 Grove Street, Worcester. The purpose of these meetings is to gather ideas from the public on how to improve service. All are welcome. Click here to read a memo from WRTA Administrator Stephen O’Neil regarding the […]

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WRTA Dump the Pump Winners Announced

In honor of National Dump the Pump Day (June 18), an event sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) designed as a day to encourage people to ride public transportation, the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) offered a drawing for four One-Day passes, and one Monthly pass to those who entered the drawing. The […]

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WRTA 2010 DBE Participation Goal

Notice is hereby given that the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation Goal in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations at 49 CFR Part 26. WRTA’s goal for DBE Participation for Federal Fiscal Year 2010 shall be three point one (3.1) percent of funds expended in U.S. […]

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WRTA Customer Service Bulletin: Weekend Service Runs Through August

At the WRTA Advisory Board meeting on June 18, 2009, the Board voted to postpone cutting ADA and fixed route service on weekends until August in order to allow more time for budget information to come in. The WRTA will know how much funding it will receive from the state after the state’s FY 2010 […]

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WRTA Customer Service Bulletin: Route & Schedule Changes Effective 6/27

On Saturday, June 27, 2009, some WRTA bus routes and schedules will be discontinued or changed. Bus Service to be Discontinued Effective June 27, 2009 Northwest FLEX Route The Northwest FLEX Route will be discontinued effective June 27th.  Use Route 3 or Route 30 or Route 31 for access to areas that were served by […]

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Important RTA Legislative Caucus Scheduled on 6/16/09

An important RTA Legislative Caucus Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 16 at 2:30pm at the State House, Boston (Room A1) regarding funding for RTAs in FY 2010.

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Public Meeting Scheduled: Proposed Saturday Only Fare Increase

The WRTA will conduct a Public Meeting regarding a proposed Saturday only fare increase. This meeting is for the public to provide testimony on the proposed increase. The meeting will be held at the following location and time: * Friday, June 12, 2009 at 12pm: Saxe Room @ Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester […]

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