For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Laura Koprowski,
Chief Communications and
Customer Experience Officer
(TOLEDO, Nov. 29, 2020) – With winter weather forecasts predicting snow on Nov. 30, 2020 and Dec. 1, 2020 in the Toledo metro area, the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA)is reminding customers about the Authority’s snow emergency plan and protocols.
TARTA is an essential service and operates in a variety of winter conditions including snow emergencies. To best serve its customers safely and efficiently, TARTA developed a snow emergency plan for its fixed route bus service, Call-A-Ride and the Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service (TARPS). According to the plan, TARTA will operate its current services and regular schedules during a Level 1 and Level 2 snow emergency. Service will only be modified and possibly suspended during a Level 3 snow emergency. For details about the snow emergency plan, customers should visit www.tarta.com.
At this time, TARTA is planning to operate its current services and schedules on Nov. 30. The Authority will notify the community of any changes on its website, social media channels and through its rider text alert system. Students who utilize TARTA to travel to school should check with their local school system on possible delays and closures.
Questions about the snow emergency plan may be directed to the TARTA information line at (419) 243-7443 or the TARPS information line at (419) 382-9901. Details are also available at www.tarta.com.
The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) provides a vital link in the Toledo metro region to jobs, education, health care and other destinations. It enables everyone in our community to have access to transportation regardless of their age, race, physical ability or economic background. TARTA is underway with exploring and introducing new initiatives and service options that will enhance convenience and customer experience while moving the metro region into the future of public transit.
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