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Transit system receives $2 million for electric bus charging (access required)

Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, or RGRTA, will receive $2 million in federal funding to advance green initiatives. The U.S. Department of Transportation funds will help Rochester’s Regional Transit Service, or RTS, construct a $10 million Advanced Environmental Service Building, which ...

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RTS to offer MCC students free rides with new program (access required)

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service will provide a new program for Monroe Community College students beginning in the fall semester. RTS will offer a new Universal Pass (U-Pass) program to remove a barrier for MCC students, including those living on campus, ...

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Consultant recommends route changes at RTS (access required)

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service on Thursday released its consultant recommendations for the Reimagine RTS public transit upgrade, signaling the end of the first stage of the transit system’s reworking. The recommendations include improvements to the fixed-route system, as well as ...

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Rural transportation to get funding boost (access required)

The Finger Lakes region will receive nearly $14 million in funding to support rural transportation. On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $57.7 million in state and federal funding for 136 public transportation projects statewide, including nine in the Finger Lakes ...

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RTS to hold hearings on access for people with disabilities (access required)

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service and its paratransit subsidiary RTS Access will hold public information sessions to discuss plans to ensure continued compliance with federal law. RTS Access provides public transportation for people with disabilities who are unable to use the ...

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Survey on reimagining bus service now available (access required)

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service has made its Reimagine RTS survey available to customers and the community. RTS last month announced plans to study the public transportation system in Monroe County beginning in October, culminating in a redesign of the 40-year-old ...

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