Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

Rochester, NY 14609


About Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority


1372 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 654-0200
(585) 654-0200

More Info on Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

Products and Press Releases

Rochester RTS
Miguel Velázquez

Rochester RTS appoints deputy CEO Miguel Velázquez as new CEO

Dec. 16, 2022
Velázquez joined the organization in 1999 as a member of the RTS Information Technology team and worked his way up to serve as chief information officer, COO and deputy CEO before...
Regional Transit Service
RTS logo

Bill Carpenter to retire as CEO of RTS in June 2023

Following Carpenter’s announcement, the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) Board of Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the search for the next...
On Sept. 28, RTS switched its On Demand service platform to Via.

Rochester’s RTS switches to Via for on demand platform

Oct. 3, 2022
The switch will reportedly improve trip times, vehicle capacity usage and overall user experience.
RTS CEO Bill Carpenter discusses the one year anniversary of the RTS Transit Center.

RTS, Community Leaders Celebrate One Year Anniversary of Transit Center

Nov. 30, 2015
RTS was joined Nov. 30 by Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, Commissioner Norman Jones from the department of environmental services at the city of Rochester, and Heidi Zimmer...
Geoffrey Astles 55c0d43be1deb

Geoffrey Astles Appointed to RGRTA Board of Commissioners

Aug. 4, 2015
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) announced that Geoffrey Astles has been appointed to the RGRTA Board of Commissioners, effective July 1, 2015. Astles...

Articles & News

Business Wire
Business Wire
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

RGRTA orders three Axess EVO-FC zero emissions hydrogen fuel cell buses

April 4, 2023
The buses, which only have water as a byproduct, are supplied by ENC and are expected in 2024.
RTS Connect, the fixed-route local bus service, was streamlined to improve route and increase frequency.

RTS’ Network Redesign Leads to New Offerings in its Mobility Toolbox

Feb. 15, 2022
Working hand in hand with its constituents, RTS created new service offerings to serve riders more consistently and flexibly.
Three screenshots showing Transit Royale features including a leaderboard, left, home screen, center and celebrity status, right.
Mobile Applications

Transit launches subscription-based Royale

Aug. 19, 2021
The $24.99 per year option will be available in cities where Transit does not have an existing partnership with a transit agency and will roll out to partner agencies in 2022....
Christopher Dobson, Vice President of Finance, Regional Transit Service

Top 40 Under 40 2017: Christopher Dobson

Sept. 15, 2017
Christopher Dobson, Vice President of Finance, Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

All content from Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority


RTS Hosts ‘How to Ride the Bus’ Training for Social Service Agencies

Jan. 19, 2015
Agencies and advocates can help special needs clients learn how to ride the bus.
The building spans the block between North Clinton Avenue and St. Paul Street in Rochester, and will serve more than 20,000 customers who travel through downtown each day.

RTS Transit Center Now Open

Dec. 8, 2014
For the first time in 152 years of Rochester transit, buses no longer line up outside on Main Street.

RTS Dedicates New Transit Center

Oct. 21, 2014
Long-awaited transit hub will open to the public on November 28.

Mid-Sized Transit Agencies Kickoff Nation’s First Benchmarking Group with Imperial College London

Sept. 11, 2014
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) recently welcomed transit experts from across the country as well as London, England to Rochester for the kickoff meeting...

RTS ‘Bus Naming’ Ceremonies set for Sept. 6, 13

Sept. 2, 2014
Newest batch of 83 buses will be named for RTS employees’ children and grandchildren.

Countdown is On — RTS Transit Center Opens in 100 Days

Aug. 20, 2014
Building will herald in a new era of convenience and connectivity for the Rochester region.
Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority
New logos for RTS in New York.

New Look for Public Transit in Rochester

Aug. 19, 2014
New names and logos unify RGRTA’s regional subsidiaries and paratransit service.

NY: RGRTA Names Michael P. DeRaddo Director of Regional Operations

July 25, 2014
RGRTA’s Chief Operating Officer Daniele Coll-Gonzalez, has announced that Michael P. DeRaddo was named the transit authority’s new regional director, effective July 7.

NY: RGRTA Releases 2013-2014 Fiscal Year Financial Statements

July 15, 2014
Total assets increase significantly due to infrastructure investments.