Overview of Services

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Services

Services

PARTA provides a multitude of services for everyone in the county including students, employees, seniors, individuals with disabilities, and many more. Since the passage of PARTA’s ¼% sales tax in 2001, PARTA is almost 10 times its original size. Below are some of the key services that are available to Portage County residents:

Dial-A-Ride

Dial-A-Ride services are available anywhere in Portage County. All transportation is provided on small buses with the equipment needed to help those with disabilities such as wheelchair lifts. Operators have been trained to ensure the safe travel of all our passengers. If you are interested in this service, we encourage that all trips be scheduled one to three days in advance. Schedulers are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for holiday. Click here for more information about passes and how to contact our scheduling department or call PARTA at 1-877-RIDE-RTA (7433-782).

Fixed Route

PARTA currently operates 15 fixed routes that service Akron, Brimfield, Cleveland, Franklin Township, Garrettsville, Hiram, Kent, Ravenna, Ravenna Township, Rootstown, Stow, Streetsboro, Twinsburg and Windham. Routes run Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Campus Bus Service

Kent State University has contracted with PARTA to provide transportation services for students on campus. There are five (5) fixed routes that provide transportation to students throughout campus. KSU students can use their FLASHcard to ride any of those routes and all other PARTA buses in Portage County at no cost.

ADA

PARTA complies fully with the American with Disabilities Act.  To review all our policies and procedures click here.
If you have any questions about our services, please contact our Travel Trainer at 330-678-7745 x 119 for additional information or training.