Pottstown Area Rapid Transit

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Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
Part logo.png
PART bus 51 at Philadelphia Premium Outlets.jpg
PART bus 51 at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets
Headquarters 902 Farmington Avenue
Pottstown, PA 19464
Service area Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Service type Bus service
Routes 5 day, 3 night
Hubs Charles W. Dickinson Transportation Center
Fleet 9 buses
Website http://www.pottstownarearapidtransit.com

Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) is a public transit agency providing bus service in the Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA area. It is owned by the borough of Pottstown and runs Monday through Saturday, excluding major holidays. The agency operates different schedules for day and night service. PART provides a connection to SEPTA's Route 93 bus, which runs from Pottstown to Norristown. In addition to fixed routes, the agency also operates a paratransit service for disabled people.[1]

Routes[edit]

All of PART's routes are loop routes that originate and terminate at the Charles W. Dickinson Transportation Center located at the intersection of High Street and Hanover Street in downtown Pottstown.[1]

Day[edit]

Line Name Places Served
High Street via Philadelphia Premium Outlets Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Hilltop, Philadelphia Premium Outlets, Hilltop, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
Upland Square via North End North End Shopping Center, Upland Square Shopping Center, Hanover Court Apartments
Stowe-Pottstown Center-Coventry Mall Montgomery County Community College West Campus, Stowe, Pottstown Center, Montgomery County Community College West Campus, Transportation Center, Town Square, Coventry Mall
East End Loop via North End North End Shopping Center, Rolling Hills, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Home Depot
South end Loop via Home Depot Home Depot, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Rolling Hills, North End Shopping Center

[1]

Night[edit]

Line Name Places Served
High Street via Philadelphia Premium Outlets Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Hilltop, Philadelphia Premium Outlets, Hilltop, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
Stowe-Pottstown Center-Coventry Mall Montgomery County Community College West Campus, Pottstown Center, Transportation Center, Coventry Mall
East End Loop via North End North End Shopping Center, Rolling Hills, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Rolling Hills, North End Shopping Center

[1]

Fares[edit]

The Charles W. Dickinson Transportation Center, where all PART buses originate, formerly the Pottstown train station

The base fare to ride on PART buses is $2.00, which must be paid in cash with exact change. A discounted fare of $1.00 is available for students with a valid ID. Persons with disabilities and Medicare Card holders may ride PART for $1.00 with a valid half-fare card. Senior citizens who are age 65 or older may ride PART for free with a valid Transit ID or Medicare Card. Up to two children under fare box height can ride for free with a fare-paying adult; additional children may ride for $0.25 each. Transfers between routes are available for $0.75 and must be used within 90 minutes of being purchased. PART buses accept transfers from SEPTA's Route 93 bus; other SEPTA fare products and passes are not accepted on PART.[2]

PART offers Multi-Ride and Round-Trip passes that can be purchased at Pottstown borough hall. The Multi-Ride Pass costs $20.00 for full-fare, $10.00 for half-fare, and $7.50 for transfer. The Round-Trip Pass costs $4.00 for full-fare, $2.00 for half-fare, and $1.50 for transfer.[2]

The fare for PART's paratransit service is $4.00.[2]

Fleet[edit]

Current[edit]

Fleet Number(s) Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Source
51-55 2007 Gillig Low Floor BRT Cummins ISM Allison B400 [3]
56-58 2010 Gillig Low Floor BRT Cummins ISL Allison B400 [3]
59 1995 Chance American Heritage Streetcar Cummins ISB Allison [3]

Retired[edit]

Fleet Number(s) Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Source
51-55 1992 TMC RTS T70 606 6v92TA Allison V731 [3]
56 1995 Ford Ford Ford [3]
57-58 1997-98 Nova Bus RTS T70 606 DD50 Allison V731 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Ride Guide" (PDF). Pottstown Area Rapid Transit. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c "Fares & Rider Info". Pottstown Area Rapid Transit. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Pottstown Area Rapid Transit". Philadelphia Transit Vehicles. Retrieved April 4, 2018. 

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