TARTA Provides Transportation Options for Early Voting and on Election Day

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and Toledo Area Regional Paratransit Service (TARPS) are connecting Northwest Ohio residents to voter resources and transportation options this election year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, TARTA and TARPS understand that residents will need to plan ahead to participate in early voting and Election Day on Nov. 3. Therefore, both transit services are ready to assist riders with getting to the polls in the following ways:

• Information about TARTA’s 16 fixed-route bus lines and Call-A-Ride door-to-door service are available at www.tarta.com or by calling the Rider Information Line at 419-243-7433 (RIDE). Routes and schedules are also available on mobile trip planners such as Google Maps, Passio Go! And Transit app.

• For residents eligible to use TARPS due to a physical disability, they may call 419-382-9901 to make a reservation to their voting location.

• Riders with specialized mobility needs should contact TARTA’s Mobility Management program at 419-725-5281. TARTA also offers complimentary travel training to assist riders with becoming more familiar with using the fixed-route bus system.Details are available at www.tarta.com.

• TARTA and TARPS services are currently free and not collecting fares. This will continue through Election Day on Nov. 3.

• Additional voter resources and polling locations are available on TARTA’s website at www.tarta.com.