Many local schools are providing a summer meal program to ensure our children stay well fed, even when school is out. There is no need to worry about transportation to the locations, ORT services almost every school on the list. And don’t forget, KIDS RIDE FREE all summer long!
Locations Serviced by ORT:
Mary Mae Jones Elementary – Route 11 has stops on SE 14th St within walking distance
Annex Building – Route 52 services this building off of S 1st St
Heritage High School – Route 52 has stops within walking distance near the intersection of W Olrich St and S 8th St
Mathias Elementary School – Route 51 has stops within walking distance near the intersection of SE 14th St and N 24th St
Center For Nonprofits – Route 52 directly services this location on W Walnut St
George Junior High – Route 63 directly services this location on S Powell St
Jones Elementary School – Route 62 has stops within walking distance near the intersection of Caudle Ave and S Powell St
Parson Hills Elementary School – Route 63 & 65 directly service this location on Cardinal Dr
West Fork Elementary School – Route 620 has stops within walking distance at the intersection of W Main St and Mcknight Ave and from Phillips St and School Ave
For the 9th year ORT is happy to announce Kids Ride Free! All summer long, May 31 – September 2, kids 17 and under can ride FREE on ALL fixed routes. We provide access to all three malls, three aquatic centers, nine public libraries, four movie theaters, several parks and museums, The Jones Center, multiple trailheads on the Razorback Greenway and all downtown areas that participate in public transit. We hope to see you out and about this summer!
Starting May 16th Route 490 Express will run on reduced schedule. See details below:
May 16 - May 27 - 490 Reduced
May 30 - Closed for Memorial Day
May 31 - Full service Monday-Thursday, 490 Reduced on Fridays, ending August 19th
Aug 22 - Full service resumes Monday - Friday, first day of NWACC classes for fall semester
For more information and/or questions, please ask an ORT Bus Operator for a schedule, or call (479) 756-5901.
Ozark Regional Transit is excited to be participating in the 2016 Square 2 Square Bike Ride. The Square 2 Square event starts at the Fayetteville Square and follows the Razorback Greenway for 32 miles to the Bentonville Square. There will be fun pit stops throughout the ride and post-ride festivities at the Bentonville Square. ORT will be providing shuttles between the Bentonville Square and Hillcrest Towers throughout the day.