The WRTA Advisory Board has voted to approve changes to the routes and schedules listed below.
The schedule changes will take effect on August 26, 2017.
Changes Approved for the following WRTA Bus Routes:
Route 1 – Minor internal schedule changes to allow for the use of an electric bus.
Route 4 – Minor internal schedule changes on inbound trips from The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley to Millbury Center and Wal-Mart.
Route 14 – No longer using electric buses on this route; minor schedule changes on inbound trips
Route 15 – No schedule changes. Both inbound and outbound trips will enter Lakeway Commons (old Spag’s site) once it opens in early September. Service will operate Monday through Saturday.
Route 25 – All outbound trips on weekends will now use Hope Ave (formally “By Request Only”) to reach Auburn Industrial Park – will no longer will use Southbridge Street after Hope Ave into Auburn.
Route 26 – Sunday only – Minor internal schedule changes to allow for the use of an electric bus.
New Route 40 – Downtown Hub Loop – Replaces Route 80. Fares will be charged. Routing will be modified to include Worcester Public Library, UMASS Memorial Hospital and Plumley Village.