Service Update - 40 Suburban North & 45 Suburban South
Effective Thursday, December 8, service eliminated in August 2022 to certain stop along PARTA's 40 and 45 bus routes will return. Stops along Lake St., Ohio St., and Sixth St. will now be serviced after 4:30 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Other stops impacted by the changes made in August have also been reinstated. More information is available here.
Service Update - June 13, 2021 Until Further Notice
Sunday June 13, 2021 – The Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority (PARTA) will be reducing service until further notice across its off campus routes. This will affect wait times early in the morning and later in the evenings. New schedules are linked below for the following routes: Interurban East (35), Suburban North (40), Suburban South (45), Raven West (80), and Raven East (85). Both Saturday routes will be affected as well and their schedules are below. See below for bus schedules.
Maps and Schedules
PARTA offers fixed route service Monday - Sunday with limited service on Saturday and Sundays.
*There is no transportation available on the following observed holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
Fixed, County Routes
Suburban North, Mon-Sat
Areas: Kent Central Gateway/Downtown Kent, KSU/Moulton Hall, Lake Street, Kent Roosevelt High School.
Suburban South, Mon- Sat
Areas: Kent Central Gateway/Downtown Kent, Kentway Apartments, University Plaza, Tower 43, Marc's Plaza, UH Kent, Indian Valley, Post Office.
The Downtowner, Thurs- Sat
Areas: Kent Central Gateway, Water St. & Main St., Water St. & Columbus St., University Plaza/Kent Cinemas, Kent Central Gateway
Windham/Garrettsville, Mon- Fri
Service Area: UH Portage Medical Center, Social Security, Freedom Town Hall, Renaissance Family Center, Maplegrove Community Garrettsville/Sky Plaza, Garrettsville/Garfield Plaza, Hiram/Hiram College.
Raven West, Mon-Fri
Service Area: Portage County Administration Building, Downtown Ravenna, ROC, Cleveland Ave., King Kennedy, Social Security Administration, UH Portage Medical Center, Marc's, OhioMeansJobs.
Cleveland Express, Mon-Fri
Service Area: KSU Student Center, Kent Central Gateway/Downtown Kent, Streetsboro, Southgate Transit Center, W. Prospect & Superior/Tower City, Greyhound on Chester Ave., Louis Stokes VA Hospital, Cleveland State University, STJ/Megabus from E. 21st.
Campus Bus Service
Campus Loop, Mon-Fri
Service Area: Kent Central Gateway/Downtown Kent, Rockwell Hall, Cartwright Hall, Center for Performing Arts, Residence Halls, Tri-Towers, Van Campen, KSU Student Center.
Reverse Loop, SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Service Area: Kent Central Gateway/Downtown Kent, Rockwell Hall, Mcgivrey Hall, KSU Student Center, Bowman Hall, Van Campen, Residence Halls, Tri-Towers, Center for Performing Arts.
Allerton Sports Complex, Mon-Fri
Service Area: Allerton Sports Complex, Greek Village, KSU Student Center, Bowman Hall.
Stadium Night Loop, Sun-Thurs
Service Area: Dix Stadium, Van Campen, Residence Halls, Tri-Towers, KSU Student Center Rear.