Where SARTA goes is not the only thing that has changed; we’ve also transformed how we get where we’re going.
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.
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.
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.
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority’s (SARTA) commitment to developing and deploying zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell technology in the public transportation space.
This streetcar light rail line dubbed the Hall of Fame Express (HOFX) that will seamlessly connect the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
A new tap-and-go e-payment system will make scoring great public transit service easier, more convenient and affordable.
After using innovation, determination, expertise, and experience to drive Stark County safely through the pandemic, Kirt Conrad, CEO of the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA), said he and his staff are keeping their foot on the accelerator as life returns to normal in the region. “The new routes and programs we have already launched […]
Ask people to name their favorite fitness equipment and the answers won’t be surprising: treadmill, stationary bike, free weights, Bowflex, etc. We’re pretty sure none of them will say “SARTA bus.” We think they should. That’s because SARTA’s low fares are a ticket to the great outdoors and a healthy lifestyle. Whether you hop on […]
Spring is around the corner and SARTA’s coming down the road with a bus load of neat features that make public transit a great way to shake off the winter blues. If you’re aching to hit the great outdoors, our affordable fixed routes make traveling to parks, bike trails, jogging paths, baseball diamonds and hundreds […]