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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.
Alliance will be the site of the first of SARTA’s free mask distribution events.
Canton, Ohio - Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) announced today that the transit system will begin distributing free face masks to riders and the general public on July 21, 2020.
The masks – one per person while supplies last – will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the public bus agency’s four transit centers.
Customers can buy tickets, plan journeys and ride with 13 transit agencies - all from within the Uber app, in partnership with NEOride and Masabi
July 15, 2020 - NEORide, a council of governments comprised of 15 transit systems dedicated to the development and promotion of regional public transportation services, with Uber, and Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service to public transit, are today rolling out Uber Transit Ticketing, which will enable riders across Ohio and Kentucky to seamlessly buy tickets and ride with 13 local transit agencies - all from within the Uber app.
Canton, Ohio - SARTA will be holding a special board meeting tomorrow, July 1, 2020, at 5PM.
WOOSTER Wayne County commissioners are taking a cue from the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) on how best to implement a countywide public transportation system.
Canton, Ohio - CEO Kirt Conrad announced today that the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) will resume the majority of regular service on Monday June 22, 2020 and fare collection on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Kirt Conrad, President and CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) announced today that the agency has been awarded a $1,997,503 Integrated Mobility Innovation grant by the U.
SARTA CEO Kirt Conrad made the following victim impact statement in Stark County Common Pleas Court during the sentencing hearing for former employee Kristy Williams who has pleaded guilty to a number of charges including aggravated theft, theft in office, insurance fraud, and forgery.
Strengthening Stark has its first financial win.
Anyone riding public transportation is “strongly encouraged” to put on a mask, according to the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority.
CANTON Bus riders are going to see changes to some of SARTA’s fixed routes starting Monday.
Canton, OH – SARTA CEO Kirt Conrad announced today that SARTA will combine and reduce the frequency of a number of the system’s fixed routes beginning Monday, April 13th, 2020.
Ridership has declined since the coronavirus outbreak started.
CANTON SARTA is holding a public meeting to discuss its Gateway facility expansion and the impact on the southeast part of Crenshaw Park.
Canton, OH - On Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, at 4:30PM SARTA will be holding a Public Meeting to discuss their Gateway Facility Expansion and possible impacts to the SE part of Crenshaw Park.
Across the country, some stores, restaurants and other services that have remained open are stopping the use of cash or asking customers to pay using cards.
CANTON (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – SARTA will no longer be collecting fares or selling fare media on ALL SARTA services.
Canton, OH--March 14, 2020.
Buses are now disinfected daily, as opposed to weekly, and transit centers are disinfected twice a day.
The funding through the Ohio Diesel Emissions Reduction Grant Program will aid in the replacement of 29 buses with clean diesel or alternative propulsion vehicles.
SARTA’s set to launch “Success Express” routes on February 17, innovative service will connect workers and employers in fast-growing Stark County job hubs
Riding SARTA to and from work in North Canton and Massillon will be easier and more convenient than ever before when the transit system rolls out its new “Success Express” employment loops on February 17.
If you’ve noticed and used new benches popping up around town, you can probably thank Girl Scout Troop 60033 of Alliance.
SARTA announced this week it is adding express routes in western Stark County and around the Akron-Canton Airport in order to get employees to work before 6 a.
SARTA CEO: Increased state funding for transit will pay huge dividends for riders, community
More than $3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.