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RTA adjusts Route 43 schedule to accommodate P&G shifts

For Immediate Release

CONTACT:  Jessica Olson (937) 425-8352, Communications Manager

(DAYTON, OHIO)…. The Greater Dayton RTA periodically adjusts bus service in response to the needs of customers, communities and businesses.  A service change affecting Route 43 to the Proctor & Gamble facility in Vandalia will begin on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. 

The changes to Route 43 will affect weekday service to accommodate the employees working for impact fulfillment services at P&G. RTA is changing some of the timing of trips to the facility to accommodate the new work schedule at the plant. Some runs to the facility were added, while others were removed.

Route 43 changes:

  • Depart Wright Stop Plaza at 5:32 a.m., and arrive at P&G at 5:53 a.m.
  • Depart Wright Stop Plaza at 6:00 a.m., and service P&G at 6:21 a.m.
  • RTA will also add an inbound trip from P&G at 6:27 a.m.
  • Route 43 will depart Wright Stop Plaza at 2:11 p.m., and service P&G at 2:32 p.m. With this, the southbound 2:50 p.m. and northbound 3:27 p.m. trip will be adjusted 5 minutes later and the southbound 4:12 p.m. trip will be adjusted 8 minutes later.
  • RTA will add service on Route 43 leaving from Wright Stop Plaza at 2:50 p.m. and arrive at P&G at 3:11 p.m.  A trip has been added at 3:17 p.m. from P&G back to Wright Stop Plaza.
  • The 4:37 p.m. trip time at P&G has been eliminated.
  • Route 43 will service P&G at 12:15 a.m. to Wright Stop Plaza.

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