SARTA to Launch ‘I Love My SARTA Driver’ Campaign

February 15, 2022

Transit authority providing riders the opportunity to show their favorite drivers a little love for the month of February.

Canton, Ohio – The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) today announced its “I Love My SARTA Driver” campaign will kick off Tues., Feb. 1 and run through Mon., Feb. 28. The campaign will encourage SARTA riders to vote for their favorite driver.

SARTA riders can vote by visiting the campaign landing page ( or by scanning the QR code printed on print ads, posters and various promotional materials available at SARTA stations and stops.

Thousands of Stark County residents rely on SARTA each day to provide rides to work, school, medical appointments and other important destinations. With the challenges of COVID-19, SARTA drivers have taken on additional responsibilities to keep riders safe.

“Many Stark County residents depend on SARTA for consistent and reliable transportation,” said Kirt Conrad, SARTA executive director. “Every day, we show the love to our riders throughout Stark County and they share the love by continuing to support our mission.

“It’s very important for us to acknowledge and value the dedication and contribution of SARTA’s drivers, especially during the pandemic,” added Conrad. “Many drivers have gone above and beyond their traditional job responsibilities.”

Thanks to a whole lot of love, SARTA is able to:

·        Provide more than 2.5 million rides annually

·        Provide more than 160,000 Proline rides to disabled residents each year

·        Provide approximately 5,000 rides to work each day

·        Provide nearly 10,000 free rides to veterans to the Cleveland VA Clinic yearly

·        Operate 34 fixed routes daily

·        Employ more than 200 people