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PARTA brings nostalgic charm to Portage County with Polly the Trolley and our Downtowner Route! Park at the Kent Central Gateway and receive a free day pass to ride Polly the Trolley to local entertainment destinations!

The Downtowner Route operates Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays starting at 4:30 pm. Park at the Kent Central Gateway and ride the Downtowner route to your favorite restaurant, breweries, and entertainment locations along the route.

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The Downtowner, Thurs-Sat, 4:30pm-11:10pm


Areas: Kent Central Gateway, Water St. & Main St., Water St. & Columbus St., University Plaza/Kent Cinemas, Kent Central Gateway

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Park and Ride Special

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Start at The Kent Central Gateway (KCG) transit center and parking deck to experience all

The Downtowner Route has to offer!


Parking in the deck at KCG entitles you to one FREE day pass to ride the trolley. 

Stop by the ticket window in the Gateway lobby with your parking ticket to redeem your FREE day pass. Additional trolley passes may also be purchased at the window. Single ride passes cost $1 and day passes are available for $2. 

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