RTA adjusts routes beginning August 12
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. Service changes also are planned when major construction projects are scheduled. A service change affecting several routes will begin Sunday, Aug. 12.
LS Service – Limited Stop, or LS, service to area high schools has been eliminated. Students can use regular fixed-route services and additional trips were created to help facilitate this adjustment. More information is available at http://www.iriderta.org/dps-routes.
Route 2 – Two weekday westbound trips to service Meadowdale High School have been added and will depart from Wright Stop Plaza at 7:02 a.m. Two weekday eastbound trips have been added and will depart from Meadowdale High School at 2:53 p.m. The eastbound stop on Haverhill at Philadelphia Drive (Stop ID 2591) will be relocated to Haverhill and Seneca. The stop located at Haverhill at Wilson (2592) will be eliminated.
Route 4 – A weekday westbound trip to service Thurgood Marshall High School (Elmhurst at Hoover) will depart from Wright Stop Plaza at 7:25 a.m. Two weekday eastbound trips have been added and will depart from Elmhurst at Hoover at 3:12 p.m. and 3:17 p.m.
Construction on Xenia Avenue will cause an extended detour. Eastbound buses will travel from Xenia Avenue to Boltin Street, to Hamilton Avenue to Linden and back to regular route. Westbound buses will travel Linden to Huffman to Boltin to Xenia Avenue. Temporary stops at Linden at Xenia and Xenia at St. Paul Avenue will be added.
Two stops on Elmhurst, Elmhurst at 2nd (319 & 3130) and Elmhurst at Sylvan (321 & 311) will be consolidated and relocated into two stops at Elmhurst and Edison.
Route 7 – Three weekday southbound trips to service Belmont High School (Wayne at Phillips) will depart from Wright Stop Plaza at 8:09 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. Three weekday northbound trips have been added and will depart Wayne at Phillips at 3:53 p.m.
Route 8 – A weekday northbound trip has been added at 3:15 p.m. departing from Mound at Germantown to Wright Stop Plaza.
Routes 9 – Two weekday southbound trips to service Dunbar High School (McArthur at Nicholas) will depart from Wright Stop Plaza at 7 a.m. One southbound weekday trip has been added that will depart Wright Stop Plaza at 7:21 a.m. for the Job Center. Two weekday northbound trips have been added and will depart Nicholas at McArthur at 3:01 p.m. A previous extended detour is over and service has returned to Washington Street.
Route 12 – Two weekday northbound trips departing from Wright Stop Plaza have been added at 6:15 a.m. and 4:13 p.m. A weekday southbound trip has been added and will depart from Benson at Fairview at 5:36 a.m. Two weekday southbound trips have been added at 6:52 a.m. and 4:48 p.m. from Benson at Fairview to Wright Stop Plaza.
Route 14 – Two weekday northbound trips departing from Caldwell at Brown have been added at 3:44 p.m. to Wright Stop Plaza and at 3:45 p.m. to the Northwest Hub. A weekday southbound trip departing from Wright Stop Plaza at 7:50 a.m. going to Caldwell at Brown has been added.
Route 16 – The 4:58 p.m. southbound trip leaving Wright Stop Plaza will now depart at 4:53 p.m.
Route 22 – A new, permanent route change will go into effect: southbound from Main via Patterson, to Stout, to Longworth and to Washington. Northbound the bus will go from Washington to Longworth, to Stout, and Patterson to Main. Stops will be added on Longworth at Washington and Patterson at Stout.
The departure time for the Saturday southbound trip departing from Town Center at York Commons has been changed from 2:42 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. The departure time for the Saturday northbound trip departing from Wright Stop Plaza has been changed from 3:09 p.m. to 3:07 p.m.
Route 43 – The weekday northbound trip from Wright Stop Plaza at 6:50 a.m. will now service Spectrum Brands and Dayton International Airport. Times on this trip have been adjusted by 5 minutes because of the additional service.
RTA is Ohio’s greenest fleet, and serves over 3,000 stops on 29 routes throughout Montgomery and parts of Greene County. The agency operates diesel, hybrid diesel, and electric trolley buses that take people to work, school and shopping. Customers ride RTA on more than 9 million passenger trips each year. RTA is committed to providing the highest levels of customer service as the region’s first choice for alternative transportation.