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RTA makes adjustment to current routes and times beginning Nov. 5

For Immediate Release

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

(DAYTON, OHIO) … The Greater Dayton RTA periodically adjusts service in response to major construction projects, like the Webster Street bridge closure. Due to construction nearing completion, a service change will be necessary. These changes will take effect on Sunday, Nov. 5, along with other minor route changes to improve the agency’s quality of service.

Route 17 – The Webster Street bridge construction is complete and RTA buses will resume normal routing.  Also, weekday departure times on all northbound trips will be adjusted by 1-2 minutes to improve on-time performance.

Two weekday northbound trip deviations to Brown School at Center at 8:23 a.m. and 12:51 p.m. have been added.

The weekday southbound trip from Helke at Pool at 8:32 a.m. will now depart from Alkaline Springs at 8:42 a.m. The weekday southbound departure times from Alkaline Springs at Randler have changed from 1:01 p.m. to 1:09 p.m. and 4:26 p.m. to 4:27 p.m.

The previous weekday northbound trip from the South Hub at 2:40 pm. now departs at 2:45 p.m.

Route 22 – Return route to normal routing on Webster Street for bridge opening.

Route 1 – Saturday westbound trips between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Saturday eastbound trips between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. will be adjusted by 1-4 minutes.

Route 7 – The previous Saturday southbound trip at Main at Philadelphia at 1:10 p.m. will now depart at 1:02 p.m.

Route 16 – The weekday northbound trip at 5:33 a.m. at Main at Franklin will now depart at 5:30 a.m. And the previous weekday southbound trip at 6:28 a.m. at Smith at Hoke will now depart at 6:24 a.m.

Route 24 – Three weekday northbound trips from Project CURE have been added at 9:08 a.m., 11:38 a.m. and 6:25 p.m. Two additional Saturday northbound trips from Project CURE have been added at 8:09 a.m. and 12:01 p.m. Two additional Sunday northbound trips from Project CURE have been added at 11:09 a.m. and12:21 p.m.

The previous weekday southbound trip at the Northbound Transit Center at 4:44 a.m. will now depart at 4:42 a.m. The weekday southbound trip departing Meijer at State Route 48 are adjusted from 7:10 a.m. to 7:08 a.m., 7:16 p.m. to 7:18 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. to 9:47 p.m. Also, the previous Sunday southbound trip departure at 1:08 p.m. from the Meijer at State Route 48 will now depart at 1:11 p.m. 

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