BARTA Bus Service to Begin Operating on a Saturday Schedule

BARTA bus service will begin operating on a Saturday Schedule starting Monday, March 30, 2020. Until further notice, all bus routes operating Monday through Saturday will follow the normal Saturday schedules.

The Route 22 – Lyon Station/East Penn- Deka bus route which normally does not operate on Saturdays will continue its normal weekday schedule. BARTA’s Sunday service will continue to operate the normal Sunday schedule on Sundays.

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Starting Monday, March 30, 2020, the BARTA Transportation Center pass sales window will be closed until further notice. The BTC’s Public Restrooms will remain closed until further notice. BARTA requests customers practice “social distancing” while waiting for their bus routes in all waiting areas.

BARTA continues a “Rear Door Entry Policy” for all routes. All customers must board the bus from the rear door to help with social distancing from the driver. If any customer does need assistance and needs to use the front door they will be allowed.

Also, BARTA continues to not collect fares. Free fares began Monday, March 23rd and will continue until further notice.

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Due to COVID-19, and out of an abundance of caution for BARTA employees and the general public, BARTA requests that riders limit non-essential bus travel until further notice.

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