For Immediate Release
TARTA Media Contact: Laura Koprowski,
Chief Communications and Customer Experience Officer
Amazon Media Contact: [email protected]
(TOLEDO, October 27, 2020) â With the opening of the new Amazon Rossford Fulfillment Center, the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and Amazon are announcing the expansion of transit services to the location.
Beginning November 2, 2020, TARTAâs 10L Rossford bus route will be expanded to provide transit access to the new fulfillment center. Service will begin at TARTAâs Downtown Toledo Transit Hub and travel through the City of Rossford to key area destinations including the Hollywood Casino, Bass Pro Shop and the Meijer-Rossford. The 10L bus route service is available Monday â Saturday. For the 10L route timetable, visit www.tarta.com or call 419-243-RIDE (7433).
In addition, TARTA will provide door-to-door paratransit service to the fulfillment center for riders with qualifying special mobility needs. Service is available seven days a week. More information and details about the application process are available at www.tarta.com/services/tarps.
âTARTA is committed to connecting our customers to jobs in our community like those at the Amazon Rossford Fulfillment Center,â said TARTA CEO Kimberly Dunham. âWe are proud to partner in the growth and success of our local economy and are excited to work alongside our business partner, Amazon, to ensure we are meeting their workforce transportation needs.â
Due to COVID-19, all TARTA services remain free. All riders must wear a facial covering. TARTA also has a limit of 10 customers per bus and five customers per paratransit vehicle. TARTA vehicles are cleaned and disinfected daily, and hand sanitizer is available on all vehicles. Due to TARTAâs proactive measures, the transit authority has earned state and national recognition for following the leading health and safety guidelines to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Additional rider safety protocols are available at www.tarta.com.
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The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) provides a vital link in the Toledo metro area 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 Toledo into the future of public transit.
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