Red Rose Transit Authority

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Red Rose Transit Authority
Logo of RRTA.svg
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Route 16 bus in Millersville inbound to Lancaster.
Founded 1973
Headquarters 45 Erick Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Locale Lancaster, PA
Service type Bus
Routes 16
Chief executive Dave Kilmer
Website http://www.redrosetransit.com

The Red Rose Transit Authority is a transit agency serving Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. RRTA is headquartered in downtown Lancaster.

RRTA has routes both within Lancaster city, and between Lancaster and other areas of the county. RRTA coordinates a Paratransit service, Red Rose Access, which is run by three private transportation providers. RRTA also operates a small trolley-bus on a loop in downtown Lancaster.

Outside Lancaster city, RRTA buses will stop for passengers who hail them. Inside the city limits, riders must wait at designated stops.

Route list[edit]

Red Rose Transit Authority operates the following routes, most of which run on a hub and spoke type system out of Downtown Lancaster.[1]

Route Line Name Terminal Places Served Notes
1
Park City/Southeast Park City Center King Street, East End, Clermont Apartments, Neighborhood Services Center, Church Street Towers, Farnum Street East, Queen Street, Lancaster County Convention Center, Lemon Street, Franklin & Marshall College, Harrisburg Pike, Dillerville Road, Manheim Pike operates Monday-Sunday
2
Park City/6th Ward Lancaster General Hospital Health Campus Chestnut Street, New Holland Avenue, J. P. McCaskey High School, New Street, Lancaster General Hospital, Duke Street, Orange Street, Queen Street, Walnut Street, Buchanan Avenue, President Avenue, Harrisburg Pike, Park City Center operates Monday-Sunday
3
Park City/8th Ward Park City Center Chestnut Street, Duke Street, Lancaster County Courthouse, Vine Street, Chamber of Commerce, Southwest Lancaster, Manor Street, King Street, Queen Street/Prince Street, Lancaster Station, Fruitville Pike, Dillerville Road, RRTA Operations Center, Manheim Pike operates Monday-Sunday
4
Elm Avenue/Parkside Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology Orange Street/King Street, Maple Avenue, Abbeyville Road, Schoolhouse Road, Stone Mill Road, Stone Mill Plaza, Elm Avenue, Orange Street/King Street, Chestnut Street/Walnut Street operates Monday-Friday, peak hour service
5
Grandview/Rossmere Lancaster Shopping Center Lime Street, Lancaster General Hospital, Liberty Street, Goodwill Industries, Lancaster County Social Services, Catholic High School, Pleasure Road, Calvary Fellowship Homes, Fordney Road, Golden Triangle Shopping Center, Lititz Pike operates Monday-Friday
10
Lititz Newport and Tollgate roads in Lititz Queen Street/Duke Street, Liberty Street/McGovern Avenue, Lancaster Station, Golden Triangle Shopping Center, Lancaster Shopping Center, Lititz Pike, Neffsville, Kissel Hill, Kissel Hill Plaza, Lititz operates Monday-Saturday
11
Ephrata Walmart in Ephrata Queen Street/Duke Street, Liberty Street/McGovern Avenue, Lancaster Station, Lancaster Shopping Center, Oregon Pike, Pennsylvania Route 272, Dutch Lanes Bowling Center, Akron, Ephrata Kmart, State Street, Main Street, U.S. Route 322 operates Monday-Saturday
12
New Holland Pennsylvania Route 23 and Tower Road in New Holland Orange Street/Chestnut Street, Grandview Shopping Center, New Holland Avenue, Pennsylvania Route 23, Eden, Leola operates Monday-Saturday
13
White Horse Old Philadelphia Pike and Churchtown Road in Cains Orange Street/Chestnut Street, King Street, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Conestoga View Nursing Home, Harrisburg Area Community College, Pennsylvania Route 340, Bird-in-Hand, Intercourse, White Horse operates Monday-Saturday
14
Rockvale Square Rockvale Square Orange Street/Chestnut Street, King Street, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Conestoga View Nursing Home, Lincoln Highway, Walmart, East Towne Centre, Tanger Outlets, Dutch Wonderland, Quality Outlet Shopping Center operates Monday-Sunday
15
Willow Street Willow Valley Square in Willow Street Queen Street/Prince Street, Willow Street Pike, Kendig Square Kmart, Willow Valley Manor, Willow Valley Lakes Manor, Peach Bottom Road, Willow Street Pike operates Monday-Saturday
16
Millersville Hillview Drive and Lee Avenue in Millersville Manor Avenue, Manor Center Weis Market, Millersville Pike, Manor Avenue, Millersville University operates Monday-Sunday
17
Columbia 3rd and Linden streets in Columbia or Marietta Square in Marietta Orange Street/King Street, Stone Mill Plaza, Columbia Avenue, Pennsylvania Route 462, Mountville, Columbia Kmart, Columbia operates Monday-Sunday, limited service to Marietta
18
Elizabethtown/Mount Joy Elizabethtown Station or Nordstrom Distribution Center Chestnut Street/Walnut Street, Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Marietta Avenue, Landisville, Pennsylvania Route 230, Mount Joy, Elizabethtown operates Monday-Saturday, limited service to Nordstrom Distribution Center
19
Manheim Hazel and High streets in Manheim Queen Street/Prince Street, Lancaster Station, Red Rose Commons, Fruitville Pike, Kmart, Hawthorne Plaza, Granite Run Industrial Park, Pennsylvania Route 72, East Petersburg, Manheim operates Monday-Saturday
20
Greenfield Greenfield Corporate Center Orange Street/Chestnut Street, King Street, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Conestoga View Nursing Home, Harrisburg Area Community College operates Monday-Friday
21
Gap Gap Shopping Center Orange Street/Chestnut Street, King Street, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Conestoga View Nursing Home, Lincoln Highway, Walmart, East Towne Centre, Tanger Outlets, Dutch Wonderland, Quality Outlet Shopping Center, Rockvale Square, U.S. Route 30, Paradise, Kinzers, Urban Outfitters Distribution Center, Gap operates Monday-Saturday
Historic Downtown Trolley
Historic Downtown Trolley Queen Street Station Queen Street, Lancaster Station, McGovern Avenue, Prince Street, Clipper Magazine Stadium, Prince Street, King Street, Central Market, Penn Square, Lancaster County Convention Center, Queen Street operates Monday-Friday, loop route
MU
MU Xpress Millersville University Millersville University operates Monday-Friday when university is in session, loop route around campus
MU
MU Park City Xpress Millersville University and Park City Center George Street, Millersville Pike, Millersville Road, Rohrerstown Road, Lancaster General Hospital Health Campus operates Monday-Sunday when university is in session

Park and Ride Locations[edit]

  • Columbia K-Mart (Route 17)
  • Dutch Lanes Bowling Center (Route 11)
  • Ephrata K-Mart (Route 11)
  • Hawthorne Center (Route 19)
  • Kendig Square (Route 15)
  • Kissel Hill Plaza (Route 10)
  • Lancaster Wal-Mart (Route 14)
  • RRTA Operations Center (Route 3)
  • Willow Valley Square (Route 15)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bus Schedules". Red Rose Transit Authority. Retrieved April 16, 2016. 

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