Pasco County Public Transportation

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Pasco County Public Transportation
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PCPT Buses #21 and #23 at Gulf View Square Mall in Port Richey
Slogan Moving People, Making Progress
Headquarters 8620 Galen Wilson Boulevard
Locale Port Richey, Florida
Service area Pasco County
Service type bus service, paratransit
Routes 9
Destinations Port Richey, New Port Richey, Zephyrhills, Dade City
Hubs Port Richey, New Port Richey, Zephyrhills, Dade City
Fuel type Diesel
Website PCPT

Pasco County Public Transportation (or PCPT) provides public transportation in Pasco County, Florida. The agency operates both fixed bus and paratransit services.

Fare Structure[edit]

The cash fare to board the bus is $1.50, however a 75 cent discount is available to medicare card holders, persons with disabilities, and students (with a valid ID). Passes are also available via the following schedule.

  • 1-Day Pass: $3.75 (Discount: $1.85)
  • 31-Day Pass: $37.50 (Discount: $18.75)
  • 20-Ride Pass: $25.00 (Discount: $12.50)
  • Student Summer Haul Pass: $20.00 (restrictions apply)

Routes[edit]

PCPT operates ten fixed bus routes throughout Pasco County: three in East Pasco, six in West Pasco, and one weekday, cross-county service.

  • West County Routes:
    • 14 Universal Plaza-Pasco–Hernando State College
    • 18 New Port Richy-Tarpon Springs
    • 19 Bayonet Point-Tarpon Springs
    • 21 Scheer Commerce Center-Gulf View Square
    • 23 Gulf View Sq. Mall-Universal Plaza
    • 25 Chelsea Place -Gulf View Sq. Mall
  • East County Routes:
    • 30 Trilby-Zephyrhills
    • 31 Pasco–Hernando State College-Dade City-Clinton-Dade City
    • 33 Wesley Chapel-Zephyrhills
  • Cross-County Routes:
    • 54 Medical Centre of Trinity - Zephyrhills City Hall

Connections to PSTA[edit]

Two PCPT bus routes, 18 and 19, provide connectivity with PSTA bus routes 19 and 66 respectively.

Connections to HART[edit]

PCPT bus route 54 connects with HART's commuter express line 51X on weekdays

Fleet[edit]

  • 25 foot Blue Bird (1997/1998/2002): 4/4/4
  • 32 Foot Blue Bird (2002): 4
  • 30 Foot Blue Bird (2003/7): 3/5
  • 35 Foot Blue Bird (2006): 3

Expansion of Service[edit]

On March 5, 2012 a new weekday, cross-county route was added running along State Road 54. This service connects the east and west bus systems.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Andy (7 March 2012). "Pasco gets first cross-county bus service". Tampa Tribune. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 

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