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Yearly Archives: 2016

Rt. 7 Detour

1:35PM- RT 7 now back to regular route. 8-26-16 – Due to a fire on Maywood St., Rt. 7 will detour inbound from Mill St., left on Park Ave. to May St.  Then regular route.  Outbound – Park Ave to Coe St., then regular route.

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Elderbus adds ‘Mobility Vehicle One’ to lineup

Local nonprofit South Central Massachusetts Elderbus added a new vehicle to its 21-vehicle fleet, the Mobility Vehicle One (MV-1).
The Worcester Regional Transit Authority awarded the vehicle in early June. The MV-1 can carry up to four clients at a time, including
capacity for a wheelchair.

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Route Detours

8-24-16 Due to construction, the following routes are on detour:  Rt. 1, 5 and 16 on the inbound trip, is turning left on Temple St.; Left on Harding St.; right on Winter St. and right on Green St.  Routes  14 & 15 on the inbound trip are turning right on Temple St., left on Harding […]

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RT 24 Detour

8-23-16 Due to construction Hooper Street is closed, with no access from Belmont Street.  RT 24A will not service Green Hill Towers. Elder shopper to enter via Catherine St. Check for updates at www.therta.com

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Detour August 20, 2016

8-19-16 The Latin Festival will be held on Saturday August 20th at City Hall from 12pm to 9pm. Franklin, Front and Church Streets will be closed and some routes will be on detour. RT 2 and 3 Inbound will travel Pleasant to Irving, to Austin, to Myrtle, to McGrath Blvd., to Foster ending at the […]

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WRTA Customer Bulletin: Upcoming Schedule Changes Effective Saturday, August 27, 2016

The following is a summary of the upcoming changes that will go into effect Saturday, August 27, 2016: Day Route Changes Weekday 1 Added 550am outbound trip Sunday 1 Added 1015am outbound trip Weekday 2 First and last trips will start/end at Sunny Hill instead of airport Sunday 2 Last outbound trip ends at Sunny […]

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August 18, 2016 WRTA Advisory Board Meeting Notice

Worcester Regional Transit Authority Open Meeting Notice for the Public. The WRTA Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, August 18, 2016, at 8:30am at WRTA Hub 60 Foster Street, Worcester MA 01608.   Agenda: Finance: Update on Final FY`17 Commonwealth Budget for RTA’s. Capital: Update on M&O Construction, Update on M&O Environmental Clean-Up. Other: CTE Presentation […]

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WRTA Board Hopes Governor’s Cuts Are Restored

Worcester Regional Transit Authority officials expressed hope Thursday that legislators will override Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget vetoes and keep the transit authority level-funded next year.

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Detour

7-13-16 RT 80 is currently on detour from Washington Square ramp, left on Foster and right on Franklin Street until further notice. Check for updates at www.therta.com    

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CMMPO Public Meeting July 13, 2016

Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM
Place: CMRPC Grant Conference Room, Union Station, 2 Washington Square, Worcester, MA 01604-4016

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