ORT is currently in the process of implementing a new mobile management platform in all of our vehicles. During this time several vehicles will not be trackable on RouteShout and the Web Portal and we will provide a listing of them below. We are excited about the improvements to our passenger communications and we thank you for your patience during this time.
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.
March 21, 2016 - March 25, 2016
Northwest Arkansas took advantage of Ozark Regional Transit's Spring Break Free Fare. We had a total passenger count of 5815 for the week on all fixed routes. We also had 180 bikes carried, which is up from our weekly average of 100. Thanks for riding!