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RTA to issue exchanges or refunds for passes affected by ATU strike

For Immediate Release

(DAYTON, OHIO)… The Greater Dayton RTA will offer either a pass exchange (of equal duration) or a full refund for fare purchased prior to the current work stoppage and strike by the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1385. The agency will begin issuing refunds and exchanges on Thursday, Jan. 12.

Eligible fare media includes valid daily, weekly, regular and reduced-fare monthly passes and Project Mobility single-ride tickets. Customers may request a refund or exchange by mail (using the address below). Customers may also bring the pass or ticket to the Wright Stop Plaza at 4 S. Main Street, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for an exchange or refund. Please be advised Wright Stop Plaza will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The pass must be turned over in order to receive a pass exchange or full refund.    

Attention: ATU Strike Credit
Greater Dayton RTA
4 S. Main Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

For customers mailing their requests, please include the pass along with your name, address, phone number and note indicating whether you’d like a refund or exchange.

Requests must be made or postmarked no later than 30 days after the end of the work stoppage/strike.

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RTA is Ohio’s greenest fleet, and serves 3,300 stops on 31 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.