Worcester Regional Transit Authority

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Service Changes: Saturday, June 22

Service Change List: Effective Saturday, June 22!

Route 1 –Weekday-Saturday-Sunday Inbound and Outbound

Route will now serve the Worcester Senior Center on all inbound and outbound trips.

Route 2- Weekday Outbound

Route 2 will no longer serve Mower St.

Route 2- Sunday Inbound and and Outbound

Route will now serve on Sunday’s only Park Ave. and Pleasant St., Worcester State and end at Tatnuck Square. No service to Sunnyhill Drive and Worcester Airport.

Route 5 Weekday- Saturday and Sunday Inbound and Outbound

The first Outbound trip will now begin at 7:00am from Broad Meadow Center.  All trips will now serve Broad Meadow Center.

Route 7 Sunday Outbound and Inbound

There will no longer be service to the Family Health Center on Sunday only.

Route 8-NEW ROUTE-Weekday Service

Route 8, the Park Avenue Connector, will run from East leaving Webster Square Plaza and travel Park Avenue to the Greendale Mall, West will be the reverse.  First trip begins as 7:00am from Webster Square, the last trip at 8:10pm.  First trip from the Greendale Mall leaves at 7:30am and the last trip at 7:40pm. This route has no Saturday or Sunday service.

Route 11-Sunday Service-Inbound and Outbound

Route will now depart the Hub 8:30am on Sunday with the last Outbound trip at 7:05pm.  The first Inbound trip starts at 9:00am with the last Inbound trip at 6:35pm.

Route 14-Weekday Service-Inbound and Outbound

Route will operate on a reduced schedule during the months of June thru August.  See schedule for exact times.

Route 16-Saturday Service- Outbound

Route will begin service starting at 8:25 am with the last Outbound trip at 3:50pm.

Route 24-24A Weekday-Saturday-Sunday Service-Inbound and Outbound

All timetables updated with the first weekday Outbound leaving at 5:45am and the last Inbound trip leaving at 8:40pm. See schedule for exact times for weekday and weekend service.

Route 25 Weekday- Service-Inbound and Outbound

Route will now provide weekday service to Canterbury St., Cambridge St., Main St. and Webster Square Plaza.

Route 26 Saturday- Service-Inbound and Outbound

Route will offer more trips on Saturday Inbound and Outbound service.  See the schedule for exact times.

Route 29 Weekday and Saturday Service-Inbound and Outbound

Route will no longer serve Overlook and will now extend to the Big Bunny Plaza on weekdays and Saturday.  See schedule for exact times.

Route 31 Saturday Service-Inbound

Saturday Inbound trips will provide more service with the first trip leaving at 9:05am with the last Inbound trip at 4:30pm.  See schedule for exact times.

Route 40 Downtown Loop

This route has been eliminated in order to provide more service on the new Route 8 and existing routes.

Introducing the New Route 8!

Click here to view an interactive map of the new Route 8!

  1. Webster Square Plaza – Main Street

WRTA Route 8 serves Webster Square Plaza, located between Main and Stafford Streets. As a reminder, this route DOES NOT serve the WRTA Hub at Union Station. From here you can connect with Routes 19, 25, 27, or 33.

  1. Webster Square Plaza – Stafford Street

WRTA Route 8 serves Webster Square Plaza, located between Main and Stafford Streets. From here you can connect with Routes 25, or 27.

  1. Connect to WRTA Route 7 Inbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Route 7 Inbound towards Lovell Street, Family Health Center, Chandler Street, or to the WRTA Hub at Union Station.

  1. Connect to WRTA Route 7 Outbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Route 7 Outbound towards Lovell Street, Mill Street, Coes Pond Village, or Washington Heights.

  1. Clark University

Clark University is located between Main Street and Park Avenue. The closest Route 8 bus stop is located at the corner of Park Avenue and Maywood Street.

  1. Connect to WRTA Route 6 Outbound and Inbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Route 6 Outbound and Inbound on Chandler Street.

  1. Connect to Route 2 Outbound and Inbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Route 2 Outbound and Inbound on Pleasant Street.

  1. Connect to Route 31 Outbound and Inbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Route 31 Outbound and Inbound on Elm Street.

  1. Connect to Route 3 Outbound and Inbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Route 3 Outbound and Inbound on Highland Street.

  1. Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

WPI is located off Park Avenue and accessible by Route 8. The closest bus stops are located at Park Avenue and Russell Street, or Park Avenue and Salisbury Street.

  1. The Trolley Yard

Stores at the Trolley Yard include; Starbucks, Chipotle, Hot Table Panini, Sprint, and many more.

  1. Connect with WRTA Routes 30 and 31 Outbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Routes 30 & 31 Outbound towards Quinsigamond Community College.

13 & 14. Greendale Mall and Reliant Medical Group

WRTA Route 8 serves the Greendale Mall and the new Reliant Medical facility, located on Neponset Street. For all Outbound or Inbound trips, use the bus stop located on the sidewalk on Neponset Street between the Mall and Reliant Medical.

  1. Mass Lottery and DCF Offices

Both the Mass Lottery and Department of Children and Families Offices are located on West Boylston Drive, and accessible by WRTA Route 8.

  1. Connect with WRTA Routes 30 and 31 Inbound

From here, you can connect to WRTA Routes 30 & 31 Inbound to the WRTA Hub at Union Station. All Route 31 Inbound buses become Route 16 Outbound buses at the WRTA Hub.

 

Click here to view a detailed list of stops and connections along the new Route 8!

 

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