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Bus

TARTA installs new bus wash

Feb. 12, 2024
TARTA installed a new bus wash station to replace the one it had utilized since 1971.
Shared Mobility

TARTA Board approves launch of three on-demand services for Oregon, Ohio in 2024

Oct. 20, 2023
Fixed-route, paratransit and TARTA Flex on-demand services for the city of Oregon will start Jan. 7, 2024.
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TARTA solidifies plans to bring Route 2 services to city of Oregon

July 24, 2023
The new services coming to the city is the next step in the authority’s TARTA Next redesign and expansion.
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TARTA names Rick Bailey chief customer experience and mobility officer

April 24, 2023
Bailey will oversee TARTA’s customer experience efforts and employees, in addition to leading operations for TARPS, TARTA’s paratransit service.
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Shared Mobility

Via partners with TARTA on first on-demand microtransit program through NEORide membership

Jan. 25, 2023
TARTA Flex’s microtransit model will expand access to convenient, equitable and sustainable public transit in Lucas County and Rossford, Ohio.
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Management

Koprowski’s contract with TARTA extended three years

Nov. 21, 2022
Koprowski joined TARTA in 2020 and is credited with ‘finding solutions to problems’ and delivering those solutions ‘faster than anticipated.’
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On Oct. 20, TARTA's Board approved the TARTA Next plan that will deliver more service through fleet and technology improvements.
On Oct. 20, TARTA's Board approved the TARTA Next plan that will deliver more service through fleet and technology improvements.
On Oct. 20, TARTA's Board approved the TARTA Next plan that will deliver more service through fleet and technology improvements.
On Oct. 20, TARTA's Board approved the TARTA Next plan that will deliver more service through fleet and technology improvements.
On Oct. 20, TARTA's Board approved the TARTA Next plan that will deliver more service through fleet and technology improvements.
Management

TARTA Next gains board approval

Oct. 24, 2022
The plan is a roadmap to deliver a promise of providing transit to everyone in Lucas County through an improved fleet, technology and customer experience.
Management

TARTA and TAAP UAW Local 5242 reach three-year contract agreement

Oct. 4, 2022
The pact takes effect immediately and runs through May of 2025 and provides raises of between 10 and 25 percent for all employees covered by the contract
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Car Sharing

TARTA announces grant award, prepares to reach new communities with microtransit

Sept. 1, 2022
A new on-demand microtransit pilot will launch in the first quarter of 2023, revamping the current Call-A-Ride system to allow customers to request curb-to-curb transit within...
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Left, Jason Brown, deputy director, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission and Laura Koprowski, TARTA CEO.
Left, Jason Brown, deputy director, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission and Laura Koprowski, TARTA CEO.
Left, Jason Brown, deputy director, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission and Laura Koprowski, TARTA CEO.
Left, Jason Brown, deputy director, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission and Laura Koprowski, TARTA CEO.
Left, Jason Brown, deputy director, Lucas County Veterans Service Commission and Laura Koprowski, TARTA CEO.
Fare Collection

TARTA and Lucas County Veterans Service Commission partner on new fares for vets

Aug. 29, 2022
The partnership will allow veterans and active-duty military to use TARTA services free of charge to travel to medical appointments.

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TARTA will remain fare free through the end of July 2022.
TARTA will remain fare free through the end of July 2022.
TARTA will remain fare free through the end of July 2022.
TARTA will remain fare free through the end of July 2022.
TARTA will remain fare free through the end of July 2022.
Fare Collection

TARTA plots cashless future; approves fare-free policy through July 2022

The authority is still finalizing what its fare structure will look like in August 2022, but plans to implement a cashless card system no later than 2024.
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TARTA's Board of Trustees approved placing a ballot proposal before voters this fall that would add an eighth government member, repeal a local property tax and institute a sales tax that would help fund the transit system.
TARTA's Board of Trustees approved placing a ballot proposal before voters this fall that would add an eighth government member, repeal a local property tax and institute a sales tax that would help fund the transit system.
TARTA's Board of Trustees approved placing a ballot proposal before voters this fall that would add an eighth government member, repeal a local property tax and institute a sales tax that would help fund the transit system.
TARTA's Board of Trustees approved placing a ballot proposal before voters this fall that would add an eighth government member, repeal a local property tax and institute a sales tax that would help fund the transit system.
TARTA's Board of Trustees approved placing a ballot proposal before voters this fall that would add an eighth government member, repeal a local property tax and institute a sales tax that would help fund the transit system.
Management

TARTA to pursue sales tax measure and inclusion of Lucas County on fall ballot

July 26, 2021
The transit system says the move will help it meet the growing mobility needs of the region’s residents.

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Management

TARTA names Susan Gettum chief of staff

July 27, 2022
Gettum has more than 30 years of experience in management, customer service and the travel industry.
Facilities

TARTA transit hub to close for renovations

May 26, 2022
TARTA is preparing to close the hub at 5:00 p.m. May 30, with estimated reopening set for late July.
Fare Collection

TARTA outlines fare structure for pilot program

May 20, 2022
TARTA is eliminating tokens and the TARPS 20-trip pass from its fare structure.
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Management

TARTA, ATU finalize three-year agreement

May 5, 2022
The agreement brings pay and benefits for operators and maintenance employees in line with transit industry standards and the locally competitive nature of these positions.
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Management

TARTA announces promotion of Patty Talbott, hiring of Sam Melden

Feb. 2, 2022
The authority strengthens its leadership team as it prepares to expand its service to all of Lucas County.
Management

TARTA, Northwest Ohio Building Trades Council partner on project labor policy

Jan. 24, 2022
The collaboration aims to ensure quality labor on future capital projects.
Bus

TARTA prepares for starter Sunday service to launch in first quarter of 2022

Nov. 30, 2021
While a fully expanded service area and schedule will take effect in late 2022 with the rest of the TARTA Next system redesign, CEO Laura Koprowski outlined the importance of ...
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Vehicles

New look for TARTA vehicles on University of Toledo's campus

Oct. 21, 2021
TARTA is in the third year of a 10-year partnership with the University of Toledo to provide free transportation for the next generation of industry leaders.
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Management

TARTA Board appoints Laura Koprowski as CEO

Sept. 29, 2021
The appointment comes as current TARTA CEO Kimberly Dunham announces her departure from the authority.