Effective IMMEDIATELY, PART will only stop at Walmart while in the Pottstown Center Lot. We have been advised by the Leasing Company of Pottstown Center that we are not allowed to pick up passengers along the sidewalk in Pottstown Center.
Riders will be asked to stand near the garden center at Walmart. This is the only stop PART will make while in Pottstown Center. The bus will leave the shopping center after stopping at Walmart and will not continue past the other stores.
PART will work to inform all customers before the change is effective on Monday, February 29th 2016.
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Due to road conditions, PART bus routes are operating with the following detours today, January 25, 2016:
High Street via Outlets
-No service to Sanatoga Ridge Community
Upland Square via North End
-Using Hanover Street to Beech Street, instead of Jefferson Avenue
-Using Prospect Street instead of Grace Street
-Using Wilson to Hanover Streets, instead of State or 8th Streets
Stowe-Pottstown Center-Coventry Mall
-No service on College Drive
– Using Walnut Street to Glasgow Street instead of Linden Street
-No service on Robinson Street
East End Loop via North End:
-No service on Heritage Drive
– No service to Hillside Apts
– Using Adams to Mervine Street instead of Warren Street
South End Loop via Home Depot:
-No service to Medical Drive to Medical Drive
– Using Mervine to Adams Street instead of Hale Street
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Effective Monday, September 14th, 2015 Pottstown Area Rapid Transit will no longer be servicing the Thriftway/Kmart shopping center.
All riders that currently utilize Thriftway should begin waiting at the High Street stop in front of Sanatoga Fire Company when using:
-High Street via Philadelphia Premium Outlets (Eastbound) to Outlets
-South End Loop via Home Depot
Riders should utilize the stop in front of Pottstown Dialysis across from Sanatoga Fire Company when using:
-High Street via Philadelphia Premium Outlets (Westbound) to Transportation Center
-East End Loop via North End
There is no longer an active stop on the South End Loop via Home Depot on the South side of High Street near Brown Street. Customers wishing to utilize the South End Loop must be on the North side of Pleasant View Road. The bus will follow High Street and turn left onto Pleasant View Road.
Transfers will be allowed at these stops between lines.
Please call our office at 610-326-5413 with any questions on the transition.
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What is TDM? TDM or Transportation Demand Management are strategies that help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality. PART has partnered with the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association, (GVF) to educate commuters on alternatives to driving. Whether biking, carpooling, vanpooling, or using public transit, PART encourages our riders to take advantage of the many alternative transportation options available in the greater Pottstown region.
Visit www.WeAreTDM.com for more information!
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Updated, printed Ride Guides are now available in English and Spanish. Pick up your copy on the bus or at the PART office located at 902 Farmington Avenue.
The Ride Guide is also available as a downloadable PDF.
Descargar la versión en Español: Guía de Recorrido PDF.
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In order to better serve the community, the Borough of Pottstown changed its office hours starting June 30, 2014. If you are in need of a bus pass, please visit Borough Hall between the hours of 7:30am and 4:00pm.
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PART Full Fare, Half Fare, and Multi-Ride Passes are available for purchase in the Finance Department of Pottstown Borough Hall, 100 E. High Street. Passes are valid for 10 rides. Full Fare passes are $17.00. Half Fare passes are $8.50. A Reduced Transit Fare card must be presented to purchase the Half Fare pass. Multi-Ride Passes must be presented to the bus driver and will be retained upon use of the 10th ride. PART is not responsible for any lost or stolen passes. For more information, please call 610-970-6512.
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PART is now charging for replacement reduced fare and senior citizen bus passes. The first replacement card will be issued at a cost of $5.00. Any additional replacement cards will cost $25.00
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Pottstown Area Rapid Transit’s quarterly newsletter, “PART Periodical” is distributed in hard copy on the buses and sent via email as a PDF.
For a pdf of PART Periodical, go to our Newsletter page.
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Two bus stops have been added to the East End Loop via North End route. After the bus stops at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, the bus will pick up passengers at Burger King on High Street, and the Nagle Center on Moser Road. These stops will replace the stop in front of Dunkin Donuts on High Street. The bus will continue on the route to Hillside Apartments and Home Depot. For additional information please contact PART at 610-326-5413.
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