The South Hub Passenger waiting area will temporarily be closed until further notice.
RTA offering free rides system-wide on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(DAYTON, OHIO) – In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, the RTA will be offering free rides system-wide to ensure those in the community are able to attend various events celebrating King’s legacy.
Due to the celebrations, there may be some service delays and rolling route deviations. The Dayton MLK Jr. Day march will start at 9:30 a.m. from the Charles Drew Health Center, 1323 W. Third St. The route will travel along Third Street through the downtown Dayton corridor before ending along West Third Street in front of Sinclair College.
Reroutes for Routes 1 and 4 are as follows: eastbound from West Third Street turn right on Paul Laurence Dunbar, left on Germantown Street to Fifth Street, left on South Wilkinson Street, back to West Third Street to regular route. As the march moves down West Third Street past Broadway Street, we will use Broadway in place of Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Route 2 eastbound will continue across Broadway, then left on Germantown and Fifth Street, to left on Wilkinson Street to regular route.
Reroutes for Routes 1, 2 and 4 westbound from Wright Stop Plaza are as follows: continue on Fourth Street to Germantown Street, right on Paul Laurence Dunbar, left on West Third Street to regular route. As the march moves down West Third Street past Broadway Street, we will use Broadway until the march is cleared.
RTA will provide a free shuttle service from Sinclair College building 12 on Perry Street back to the Drew Health Center from 10 a.m. to noon.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day RTA will run its regular service hours. To plan your trip visit iriderta.org or download the Transit app.
MEDIA CONTACT: Kristi Newton (937) 425-8379, Communications and Community Relations Manager