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This week, how the same voice technology that powers your interactions with Siri and Alexa, also allows marketers to gather data about you like your age, weight, birth control use, and more.
CEO Kirt Conrad announced today that the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) which operates one of the largest fleets of hydrogen fuel cell-powered transit vehicles in the United States has agreed to participate in the “Generation Zero” pledge program recently launched by Calstart, the broad-based consortium of private sector firms, government agencies, and academic institutions committed to developing clean, green, efficient alternative fuel solutions for the transportation industry.
CANTON – The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority plans to eliminate the 31-day unlimited ProLine pass and free bus transfers by January.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – It’s Reopening Day in Ohio.
SARTA HEARINGS – Officials from Stark County’s public transit agency will discuss revisions to the system’s fare structure and its new ticketing system during two virtual public meetings June 16.
HARTVILLE – McDonald's restaurants in Stark County offered a side of COVID-19 immunity with their burgers and fries on Tuesday.
CANTON – The public will still have to wear masks on Stark Area Regional Transit Authority vehicles even though the state of Ohio’s mask mandate expires Wednesday, SARTA CEO Kirt Conrad said.
Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), today reminded the public that masks must be worn while riding on the transit system’s vehicles even though the state of Ohio’s mask mandate expires on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Grab a burger, fries and a side of COVID-19 protection at a series of walk-in vaccine clinics Tuesday.
The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will discuss revisions to the system’s fare structure and a new streamlined ticketing system during two virtual public meetings on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
After being sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020, the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) award-winning Borrow A Bus (BaB) Zero Emission Tour will resume on Friday, May 28, 2021 when one of the transit authority’s state-of-the-art hydrogen fuel cell-powered (HFC) buses is loaded on a trailer and driven cross-country to California where it will make a ten-day swing through the Golden State.
The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will discuss changes being made to Routes 103 and 108 and unveil details of a new community circulator, Route 158 during a virtual public meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 10:00 A.
CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – When we hear about clean energy, we think wind and solar, but what role do hydrogen fuel cells play?
The Department of Energy has them definitely in “play”.
SARTA understands that transportation is often a barrier to employment, which is a driving force behind its new program designed to help area businesses hire and retain new workers.
Partnership between clean energy innovators could lead to exponential growth in use of hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles in the transportation industry.
CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – It’s a big step toward bringing hydrogen fuel cell buses to more transit systems around the country.
Canton, Ohio - The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is launching a new program designed to help area businesses hire and retain new workers, system CEO Kirt Conrad announced today.
Canton, Ohio - The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) announced today that Route 156, the North Canton Success Express, will be eliminated effective immediately.
Canton, Ohio - This Thursday, March 25th, 2021, SARTA will be having a planned phone outage from 6PM to 12AM to transition SARTA phones to a new software platform.
Canton, Ohio - The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will offer transportation at no cost to people receiving COVID-19 vaccinations at the Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University beginning Monday, March 22.
CANTON, Ohio – Due to the extreme cold weather the City of Canton, in participation with The Salvation Army and Refuge of Hope will be offering warming centers for those in need and SARTA will offer transportation and the American Red Cross will provide cots and blankets.
Canton, Ohio - Executive Director and CEO Kirt Conrad and Board President Ron Macala are pleased to announce that the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) groundbreaking hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) program has received the prestigious “Blue Sky Award” from CALSTART, a broad-based consortium of private sector firms, governmental agencies, and academic institutions that is leading the clean energy revolution in the transportation industry.
European efforts prompt research into joint procurement as a successful strategy to reduce costs for zero-emission buses in the North American market
Atlanta, GA: The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and the Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Cell Collaborative (RHFCC) are pleased to release Procurement Strategies for Reducing Capital Costs of Zero-Emission Buses, which evaluates the challenges associated with procuring zero-emission buses (ZEBs) and how joint procurement strategies can effectively decrease costs in the North American market.
Melissa Pearce, president and CEO of Community Action Wayne and Medina County (CAW/M), announced today that the agency is now seeking bids from transportation providers interested in participating in a pilot project that will make public transit service available throughout Wayne County.
By Carrie Ghose – Staff reporter, Columbus Business FirstA Columbus fuel cell startup has won a NASA grant to develop a power source for a future moon base – but really wants to take off back on Earth.
Canton, Ohio - Executive Director and CEO Kirt Conrad is pleased to announce that the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) has received a Top-50 placement in the 2020 “Green Fleet Awards” presented by 100 Best Fleets in recognition of the system’s embrace of renewable energy and deployment of alternative fuel-powered vehicles.
Canton, Ohio - More than 86% of people who use the free EZfare mobile ticketing app are “extremely satisfied” with the innovative cashless fare payment system according to a recent survey of Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) riders conducted by researchers from Cleveland State University’s Levin College of Urban Affairs.
Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) today announced that the transit system is preparing to alter several routes including the 117 and the 119, which serve portions of the city of Canton.
September 29th, 2020, Canton, OH - Safety remains a top priority for public transportation providers.
Stark County’s public transit agency will help to coordinate a transportation program that extends ride-sharing and other transit services.
WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio — Wayne County is getting ready to roll out a pilot program using grant money from the Ohio Department of Transportation.
WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO, September 17, 2020 - Grants totaling more than $1.
Transit riders can now plan, pay, and ride multimodal journeys with 13 transit agencies, all within the Moovit app
Ohio and Kentucky - September, 2020 - Moovit, an Intel company, a leading Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions provider and the creator of the #1 urban mobility app, is announcing its partnership with NEORide, a council of governments dedicated to the development and promotion of regional public transportation services and the creator of EZfare, and Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit.
STARK COUNTY, Ohio — The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority is rolling out a new amenity to make using its Proline point-to-point service more convenient.
Canton, Ohio - Using Proline, the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority's (SARTA) point-to-point mobility service will become easier and more convenient than ever before with the launch of GoLine ExpressCheck on Monday August 17.
STARK COUNTY, Ohio — The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is driving a new route during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), announced today that the transit system has agreed to use its expertise to help the JRC deliver free lunches to area seniors during the COVID-19 crisis.
A recent survey conducted by the Ohio Fuel Cell Collaborative (OFCC), the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), and the Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Cell Collaborative (RHFCC) found that both trucking companies and fuel distributors are willing and eager to embrace the zero-emissions technology, OFCC Executive Director Pat Valente announced today.
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Here are some routes that service some of the popular destinations in Stark County.