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Yearly Archives: 2014

Ridership continues to increase on town’s shuttle

WESTBOROUGH – The town’s new shuttle service is increasing in ridership, according to an official from the Central Mass. Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC).

Jonathan Church, a project manager with CMRPC, provided an update on the shuttle service to the Economic Development Committee (EDC) during its Oct. 7 meeting.

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WRTA Customer Bulletin: Route 22 Service Notice

Due to the closure of the South Main Street Bridge in Millbury, which will be undergoing repair, the WRTA will be unable to provide service to Colonial Apartments. The closest bus stop to board the bus is at Main Street and Elm Street.

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Free Flu Shots at the WRTA Hub – Two convenient days and times for our riders!

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) in conjunction with the City of Worcester’s Public Health Division will host a Free Flu Vaccine Clinic. The clinic will be at our 60 Foster Street location in the Hub Lobby on October 20, 2014 from 12 – 2 p.m. and November 10, 2014 from 10 -12 p.m. The […]

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Route A Community Shuttle – Service Adjusted for Tri-County Medical

Effective October 13, 2014, the Route A Community Shuttle Schedule will be adjusted slightly to service Tri-County Medical’s New Location. The Tri-County facility in Whitinsville has moved from 18 Granite Street to their newly constructed building at 1 Commerce Way . Click here for the updated Route A Community Shuttle Schedule.

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September 18, 2014 WRTA Advisory Board

Worcester Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board met on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at WRTA Hub 60 Foster Street, Worcester MA 01608.  Agenda:   Finance: Nothing new to report. Capital:  42 Quinsigamond Ave. Projects: Electric Bus Charger.   Reports: Monthly Metrics.  Other:  Successor Contract for the administrator, First Transit, PBSI, CMRPC, and others.   Click on […]

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October 16, 2014 WRTA Advisory Board Meeting

Worcester Regional Transit Authority Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at WRTA Hub 60 Foster Street, Worcester MA 01608.  Agenda:   Finance: First quarter report  Capital:  Public Records Request, Executive session to consider the purchase, exchange, lease or real value of real property-42 Quinsigamond Ave, update. Projects: 40th Anniversary – update. Reports: Quarterly review […]

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Customer Service Bulletin: Columbus Day, Monday, October 13, 2014 Service Alert

Bus and van service will run on a Saturday schedule with the exception of Routes 22, 29, 33 and 42, along with the community shuttles which will operate on a regular weekday schedule.

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One Big Family: Worcester’s bus riding culture

#11 The Fair Plaza via Vernon Hill and Greenwood Street bus quickly fills up to near capacity at the hub, and is soon working its way up Vernon Street, passing Roots International Beauty Supply, No-Name Grocery, New England Ghanaian Seventh Day Adventist Church, Jack’s Variety and a few blocks away, Jimmy’s Variety, a reminder of the days it seemed everyone had their own corner store – and many of the residents traveled by bus.

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WRTA ridership on the rise in Northbridge

NORTHBRIDGE — Ridership on the Worcester Regional Transit Authority buses is up substantially since the service began at the beginning of the year.

Town Manager Theodore D. Kozak told selectmen Monday that according to the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission, ridership on the two routes has increased fivefold.

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Public Hearing – South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Center 3:30pm, Thursday, October 2, 2014

ROUTE 25 Detour for Cambridge St. Sewer Project

Outbound – CANTERBURY ST., LEFT ON WALPOLE ST., LEFT ON SOUTHGATE ST., RIGHT ON SOUTHBRIDGE ST., LEFT ON CAMBRIDGE ST. TO REGULAR ROUTE.

Inbound – CAMBRIDGE ST., RIGHT ON SOUTHBRIDGE ST., LEFT ON SOUTHGATE ST., RIGHT ON WALPOLE ST., RIGHT ON CANTERBURY TO REGULAR ROUTE.

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