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Archives for December 2015

No Service on Christmas, New Year’s Day

Riders, GATRA does not have service on Christmas, December 25th, or on New Year’s Day, January 1st.  Happy Holidays from your friends at GATRA.

Service Alert – Routes 6, 7 & 8 on Dec. 23

On Wednesday, December 23, 2015  Routes 6, 7 and 8 will be re-routed to service Taunton High School due to an early dismissal at the school.  Route 7 will be re-routed at 11:30 AM; Route 6 will be re-routed at 12:00 Noon; and Route 8 (outbound and inbound) will be re-routed at 12:00 Noon.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Good News for Public Transportation

On Friday, December 4, 2015, President Obama signed the five-year, $305 billion “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST ACT). The new law will invest $48 billion in the nation’s public transportation systems and other transit projects, according to American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

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Taunton Lighting of the Green Detours – 12/5

Taunton Riders!  Please note, GATRA is announcing the following detours for Route 7, Route 8, and Route 9 that will go into effect during the annual Taunton Lighting of the Green on December 5, 2015 beginning at 4:00 PM.

ROUTE # 7:

OUTBOUND – Straight on Washington St., across Broadway, right on Washburn St., left on School Street, continue regular route.

INBOUNDfrom School St., right on Leonard St., right on Broadway, left on Washington St. to Terminal.

ROUTES #8

OUTBOUND – Right on Frederick Martin Pkwy, right on Cohannet St., left on High St., Cross Weir St. left on Spring St. and right on Summer St. then continue regular route.

INBOUND – Regular route to Summer St., left on Spring St., right on High St., right on Cohannet St., left on Frederick Martin Pkwy., left on Oak to Terminal.

ROUTE #9:

OUTBOUND – right On Frederick Martin Pkwy, right on Cohannet St., left on High St., right on Weir St., and continue regular route.

INBOUND – from Weir St. left on High St., right on Cohannet St., left on Frederick Martin Pkwy, left on Washington to Terminal.

FREE Holiday Gift for GATRA Riders

As a way to say Thank You to our loyal customers, GATRA is running a “Ride & Shop Saturdays” promotion beginning Saturday, December 5, 2015.  Come out early!  The first 50 riders will receive a FREE GATRA Holiday Gift – Saturdays Only – December 5, 12 and 19.

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