RTA to debut ‘Proudly Serving Oakwood’ bus during That Day in May parade

Oakwood Bus

(DAYTON, OHIO)… Oakwood’s “That Day in May” festival will mark the debut of the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) “Proudly Serving Oakwood” bus.

The RTA is paying tribute to the communities in Montgomery County it proudly serves with its “Proudly Serving Project,” which showcases points of interest in various cities where its buses travel. The Oakwood bus features pictures of Smith Gardens, Oakwood High School, the Oakwood City Building, Hawthorne Hill and the Shops of Oakwood. Its fun fact is that Oakwood was the first suburb of Dayton.

“We are very excited to see the Oakwood RTA bus begin its routes through our Oakwood community and the greater Dayton region,” said Oakwood City Manager Norbert Klopsch.

The “That Day in May” community parade will take place at noon on Saturday, May 20, along Shafor Blvd., traveling from Orchard Drive to the Oakwood High School stadium.

For a complete listing of activities during “That Day in May” visit: https://oakwoodohio.gov/that-day-in-may/

After its debut in the parade the bus will go into regular service throughout Montgomery County beginning May 21. Parts of Oakwood are served by Routes 6 and 17.

The Oakwood bus is the 14th to be added to the “Proudly Serving” fleet joining Kettering, Trotwood, Montgomery County, Dayton, West Carrollton, Englewood, Vandalia, Centerville, Clayton, Miamisburg, Harrison Twp., Washington Twp. and Moraine. In total, there will be 21 buses highlighting the different communities served by RTA’s traditional fixed-route bus service.

For more information on the RTA and how it connects you to the communities of Montgomery County, visit www.iriderta.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:  Kristi Newton (937) 425-8379, Communications and Community Relations Manager