Originally Posted: Regional Transit Service
To celebrate the addition of a new bus shelter,Regional Transit Service (RTS) and RTS Wayne held a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this month. Located at 4101 Main Street and Route 21, Williamson, N.Y, the new addition is a Brasco’s Eclipse series shelter equipped with a bench, display case and solar lighting.
According to RTS CEO Bill Carpenter, “Ridership in Williamson alone was over 2,500 last year. By adding this new shelter we are adhering to our commitment to modernize our infrastructure and make it easier for RTS customers to enjoy their journey.”
RTS was provided funding for the shelter from the Federal Transit Administration and the New York State Department of Transportation. RTS currently provides transportation for 30 routes including commuter links to Rochester. RTS Wayne provides 11 routes including demand response and transportation for non-emergencies.
Many were present with Carpenter at the ribbon cutting, including other RTS executives were joined by Marion Town Supervisor Monica Deyo; Retired Marion Town Supervisor Jody Bender; Williamson Town Supervisor and Chairman of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors Jim Hoffman; President, Williamson Business District Mike Orr; RGRTA Board Commissioner Michael Jankowski; RTS Wayne Regional Manager Bob Jordan; and RTS Wayne Bus Operator Jim Pullin.
“RTS Wayne provides quality, convenient and affordable transportation to a ridership of 226,500 customers annually. Ridership in Williamson alone was over 2,500 last year,” says Carpenter.
Photo Credits: Regional Transit Service