RTA adjusts routes beginning June 3
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 project are scheduled. A service change affecting several routes will begin Sunday, June 3.
Route 1: Due to low ridership, the following stops will be eliminated: Airway at Hickman (Stop IDs: 462 & 448), Airway at Maverick (463 & 447) and Airway at Wells (5939 & 444).
Route 7: All times for weekday northbound trips from Wayne at Wyoming to Main at Franklin between 5 a.m. and 6:15 a.m. will be adjusted by 1 minute. The northbound trip leaving Patterson at Woodman at 6:02 p.m. and trips from 7:20 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. have also been adjusted by 1 minute.
Route 8: All weekday southbound trips from Mound at Germantown to Germantown at Euclid will be adjusted by 2 to 3 minutes.
Route 9: A detour for city of Dayton road construction on Washington Street will be in effect. During the detour, two temporary stops will be added on Longworth Street and the bus stops at Washington at Ludlow (Stop IDs: 869 and 819) and the stop Washington at Longworth (6997) will be closed for the duration of the detour. All trips servicing Main and Franklin will be adjusted by 1 to 2 minutes.
Route 11: All trips in both directions for weekday and Saturday service at Main and Franklin will be adjusted by 1 minute.
Route 14: All weekday trips in both directions will be adjusted by 1-2 minutes at Main and Franklin. The weekday southbound departure from the Northwest Hub at 2:02 p.m. will now depart at 2:03 p.m. All Saturday and Sunday northbound trips and the southbound departure times after 5:30 p.m. will be adjusted by 1 minute at Main and Franklin.
Route 16: Weekday southbound trips to and from Wright Stop Plaza from 2:55 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. will be adjusted by 1 minute. Weekday northbound trips from Wright Stop Plaza to Riverview at Helena between 5:06 a.m. and 12:12 p.m. will be adjusted by 1 to 2 minutes. The departure time for the weekday northbound trip from Costco at Feedwire will be changed from 9:07 a.m. to 9:08 a.m.
Route 19: The weekday southbound trip from Meijer at 6:56 a.m. will now be at 6:59 a.m. and the 9:16 a.m. trip will now leave at 9:19 a.m. The run time of these select trips will also be adjusted by 3 minutes. The departure time of the northbound trip departing Wright Stop Plaza at 6:22 a.m. will now be at 6:26 a.m.
Route 22: A detour for city of Dayton road construction on Washington Street will be in effect. During the detour, two temporary stops will be added on Longworth Street and the northbound bus stop at Washington at Ludlow (Stop ID: 869) and southbound stops Washington at Ludlow (819) and Washington at Longworth (6997) will be closed for the duration of the detour. All trips times will be adjusted by 1 to 2 minutes during this detour.
Route 23: All weekday trips will be adjusted by 1 to 2 minutes.
Route 34: Trips will be added on Sunday to service the Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway, and the frequency of trips will adjust from 80 minutes to 85-90 minutes. Northbound trips that formerly had the destination sign “34 YMCA via NW Hub” will now read “34 Englewood.” The weekday westbound trip from Town Center at York Commons at 11:36 p.m. will now end at the Northwest Hub at 11:55 p.m. and the 12:03 a.m. trip from Town Center at York Commons will now continue to Smith at Hoke.
Route 43: The run time for the 3:12 p.m. southbound weekday trip from Proctor & Gamble will be adjusted by 4 minutes, therefore the northbound weekday trip from Wright Stop Plaza at 3:32 p.m. will now depart at 3:36 p.m.
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.