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RTS gets its first 10 electric buses

The RTS bus system now has its first electric buses. There are 10 electric buses that are now part of a fleet of 214 buses. Bill Carpenter is the CEO of...
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Wed, 10/07/2020 - 1:56pm
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Free RTS bus rides to continue through April 29

The Regional Transit Service has extended its temporary fare waiver through April 29 to coincide with the extension of the state's shutdown order. The...
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 6:56am
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Rerouting of Rochester bus routes will be delayed

Regional Transit Service, the public bus system for Rochester and its suburbs, was supposed to launch new bus routes with more frequent service on June...
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Fri, 03/27/2020 - 1:29pm
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RTS riders ditch the bus — and that's OK

The morning rush-hour bus from Webster to downtown Rochester was running mostly empty the other day, and that was just fine by Tracy Wyatt, one of the...
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 8:26am
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RTS halts fares, changes rules to combat coronavirus outbreak

All RTS rides will be free starting Friday until further notice. CEO Bill Carpenter said that'll limit the amount of times the fare box is touched...
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 1:31pm
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Testing capacity lags as COVID-19 cases grow in Monroe County

Monroe County no longer has enough testing capacity to keep up with the demand for diagnosing COVID-19, public health commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 11:46am
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Connections: RTS CEO Bill Carpenter on what to expect from Reimagine RTS

What’s new with RTS? This hour, we sit down with RTS CEO Bill Carpenter who shares a number of updates. Reimagine RTS is a redesign of Monroe County’s...
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Thu, 03/05/2020 - 10:14am
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No cash? No problem soon for RTS riders

Regional Transit Service bus riders will soon be able to board buses without cash or passes. The public transit agency is aiming to launch a cashless,...
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Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:12pm
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RTS announces new fare structure for seniors, veterans and people with disabilities

Officials at RTS have announced a new fare structure for military veterans, seniors and people with disabilities. One of the changes involves the 50...
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Wed, 06/19/2019 - 6:44am
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RTS training employees in lifesaving overdose treatment

Rochester’s Regional Transit Service has begun training its employees in a potentially lifesaving response to opioid overdoses. Transit service workers...
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Tue, 10/30/2018 - 1:34pm
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