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New River Transit expands services and operating hours

New River Transit Authority (NRT) operated by Raleigh County Community Action Association, Inc. (RCCAA) is an urbanized public transportation system. NRT provides safe, affordable, courteous and dependable public transportation within Raleigh and Fayette Counties. NRT is located under the Beckley Intermodal Gateway at 360 Prince Street, Beckley WV. The fleet consists of 18 vehicles that range from mini vans to 16 passenger buses. Each of the buses are equipped with wheelchair accessibilities.

 

This public service is for anyone, regardless of age or financial threshold. Recently, NRT expanded their services and extended their operating hours. Currently, there are five routes which run from 6:45 a.m. – 7:45 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Within the five routes WVU Tech is covered specifically by the purple route and gold route. Each of the five routes may deviate ¾ of a mile off the route to pick up passengers if its scheduled 24 hours in advance. All passengers can gain access to all transit routes by the option to transfer from one route to another allowing unlimited possibilities and ensuring access to the area. Students can catch the bus anywhere along the route to meet their needs. Stops, maps, route fares, bus pass options and additional information can be found at www.newrivertransitauthority.org. NRT looks forward to assisting passengers reach their destination quicker and more efficient. For additional information please feel free to call 304-894-8917.  

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