Stark Area Regional Transit Authority is Essential

Throughout the crisis SARTA’s team took extraordinary—and extraordinarily heroic—steps to live up to that designation by transporting first responders, health care professionals and other essential employees.

SARTA 25th Anniversary

Along with adding and enhancing service to meet the needs of the community, SARTA has developed and deployed cutting-edge transit technology, including EZfare, SMART Card Tap-Card fare payment, and SARTA PinPoint by MyStop, that make it easier and more convenient than ever for riders to reach thousands of destinations across Stark County.

SARTA Electronic Payment System

According to SARTA CEO Kirt Conrad, the new cards, which utilize radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, will significantly improve and enhance the passenger experience and enable the system to go completely paperless beginning January 1, 2023.

Ohio Clean Hydrogen Hub Alliance

Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) commitment to developing and deploying zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell technology in the public transportation space.

The Hall of Fame Express

This streetcar light rail line dubbed the Hall of Fame Express (HOFX) that will seamlessly connect the Pro Football Hall of Fame.