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SARTA CEO: Increased state funding for transit will pay huge dividends for riders, community
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Canton, Ohio (November 4, 2019) - The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) today announced that it will provide free rides for all veterans during its Free Rides For FREEDOM campaign slated to run Monday, Nov.
Under the leadership of CEO Kirt Conrad and his team, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority has been an industry leader in adopting technology to improve the system’s expenses, efficiencies and rider experience.
America’s zero-emission bus fleet is on the move and while still in early adoption stages, the strong year-to-year growth tells an important story: ZEBs are being adopted in all corners of the U.
Riders can buy transit passes in advance through a smartphone and show drivers the pass when boarding.
CLEVELAND — Riding the bus in Northeast Ohio just got easier - and faster.
NEORide Launches Multi-Agency Cashless Mobile Ticketing App
A new era in public transportation is about to begin as thirteen transit agencies prepare to launch EZfare, an app-based, cashless, fare payment solution that will make riding public transit easier and more convenient than ever before.
SARTA will have public meetings Oct.
ElDorado National-California (ENC) has unveiled at an open house its zero-emission Axess FC, a fuel cell electric bus and the first 12-year, 5,000-mile Altoona tested fuel cell bus.
SARTA HFC bus generates rave reviews, intense interest during Borrow A Bus tour of Florida
Hydrogen fuel cell (HFC) bus #1714 will be back at work in Stark County this week after completing a swing through Florida in conjunction with SARTA's popular Borrow A Bus (BaB) campaign.
Coming Together Stark County recognizes seven with awards, including late attorney Allen Schulman.
BROWARD COUNTY, FL - Broward County Transit (BCT) will test a hydrogen fuel cell electric bus as part of its campaign to find and incorporate the best electric bus technology into its fleet.
Area officials get a look at hydrogen-powered buses that already are serving commuters in Ohio, California and Michigan.
The Tampa Bay Auto Museum in Pinellas Park, which celebrates the creativity, imagination, and engineering skill that has always been at the heart of innovation in the transportation industry, today provided the perfect stage for the first stop in the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) Borrow a Bus (BaB) swing through Florida.
Tour will give transit and elected leaders, media close-up view of the technology that is driving innovation in transit and the renewable energy industry.
Contact: Kirt Conrad 330-47-SARTA x 522 or Timothy Montgomery 330-477-2782 x570*** For Immediate Release ***
SARTA’s “Borrow a Bus” tour heads for the Sunshine State, hydrogen fuel cell-powered bus will visit Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando
A bus powered by the same energy source that fuels the sun will make a number of appearances in the Sunshine State over the next week as the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) “Borrow A Bus” tour visits Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, and Orlando.
Coming Together Stark County will hold its annual Awards Gala 5:30 p.
The use of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles is undoubtably on the rise in the US.
CANTON The city and the Salvation Army will offer cooling centers to those in need, according to a news release from the city.
Celebrating tradition and fun the Olde Canal Days Festival will have its 51st annual event July 11, 12, and 13 in Canal Fulton with amusement rides, food and craft vendors, the Grande Parade, the Miss Olde Canal Days Pageant, canal boat rides, live entertainment and music, canal boat rides, and fireworks.
NEORide, a consortium of seven Ohio transit agencies, and transportation software company Masabi launched a free app Tuesday called EZfare that allows riders to pay fares and purchase tickets through their phones and tablets.
Symposium provides important forum for HFC community to highlight progress as fuel cells gain traction in race to replace fossil fuels
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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Transit Authority has expanded its service to include connections to the Phyllis Beyers Regional Transit Center in Alliance, connecting the bus system in Mahoning and Trumbull counties to lines in Stark County.
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The Western Reserve Transit Authority (WRTA) announced that it would begin scheduled service to Alliance as part of WRTA's countywide service.
The eighth annual Green Drives Conference and Expo was recently held at NIU Naperville’s campus, and attendees were revved up to see the alternative fuel solutions.
CANTON Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will have a meeting May 16 to discuss the upcoming proposed changes to some of its routes.
Clearly defining a goal, building a team and illustrating the innovation are a few of the suggestions laid out for agencies exploring deployment of HFC buses.
The zero-emissions bus was brought to Washington to promote the use of clean alternative fuel vehicles.
SARTA’s hydrogen powered bus, known as the blue bus, has set foot in Washington D.
For all the bluster about flying cars being just around the corner, a major breakthrough in how we get around - responsibly - is upon us.
But only for a visit, as officials from an Ohio public transit agency spread the word about zero emissions.
One of SARTA’s hydrogen fuel cell-powered buses was loaded on a trailer early this morning and is headed for the first stop in what could be a nationwide “Borrow a Bus” tour.
The Canton office for a Cleveland-based temp agency sought job applicants for its clients at the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority Corner on Monday.
Under amended Substitute House Bill 62, which passed the Ohio House of Representative by a vote of 71 to 27, state funding for Ohio’s 61 urban and rural transit systems will rise to $100 million in each of the next two years.
SARTA CEO Kirt Conrad applauds Ohio House for approving 200% increase in funding for public transit, transportation budget includes $100,000,000 annual allocation for urban, rural systems
Canton, Ohio – Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), said members of the Ohio House of Representative deserve a standing ovation for including a 200% increase in funding for public transit in the state’s biennial transportation budget.
CANTON Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will offer free rides on Thursday, Valentine’s Day, as part of its “Show the Love, Share the Love” campaign, which falls under the umbrella of the state’s “Ohio Loves Transit” campaign.
SARTA will continue to transport veterans to medical appointments at the Cleveland VA Medical Center.
The goal for members of Bolton United Methodist Church in Lexington Township was to welcome those who were cold if the need arose.
Stark County Sheriff George Maier and other speakers said the new radio system will allow more seemless communication throughout the county, saving lives.
With temperatures set to drop below zero over the next few days, the City of Alliance has set up safe places to get warm.
CANTON The Homeless Continuum of Care of Stark County will partner with the Stark County Homeless Services Collaborative and ICAN Housing to conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count for the homeless starting Tuesday.
The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority will not pay for buses it contracted to buy until the federal shutdown ends, the agency’s executive director said this week.
(Chicago, Illinois)—The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Stark Area Regional Transit Authority by Government Finance Officers Association of the Unites States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
(WHBC) – The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority will be starting a pilot project on an Uber-like service using Sarta employees and vehicles.
With the guidance of a consulting agency, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority officials are considering an array of modifications and expansions to their service.
Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) yesterday unveiled the transit system’s innovative vision for the future during a public meeting held at the Main Branch of the Stark County Public Library.
(WHBC) – The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority will unveil its vision for the future of public transit and mobility in the county at a public meeting on Monday.
CANTON Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will receive nearly $370,000 to replace a diesel-powered bus thanks to a grant from the Ohio Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Program.
CANTON The public is invited to attend a meeting outlining the plans for new and revised Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) transit service and programs.
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s mission statement is simple enough and decidedly straightforward: to provide safe, responsive and efficient transportation for all citizens of Stark County.
It might seem that, all of a sudden, the whole world, including our community, is talking about “smart” cities.
Alliance Middle School seventh-graders got a real-world look at alternative fuels when a Stark Area Regional Transit Authority hydrogen fuel cell-powered bus stopped by Thursday.
Looking to track your bus in real time? Check out SARTA’s innovative PinPoint system.
Here are some routes that service some of the popular destinations in Stark County.