ORT to offer free bus fares on fixed routes

Posted: November 17, 2017 at 12:17 p.m.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Ozark Regional Transit will provide free bus fares on fixed routes Monday through Wednesday and again on Friday, Nov. 24, according to a news release.

The free fair is for the Thanksgiving holiday. The regional public transportation service will be closed Thursday.

On Friday, Ozark Regional plans to combine, stop or shorten some routes. All combined routes will run reduced schedules, according to a news release.

Fayetteville routes No. 01 and No. 02 will run as one service. Other combined routes are: No. 04 in Fayetteville with No. 61 in Springdale and No. 11 and No. 51 in Bentonville and Rogers.

Route 52 in Rogers and Routes No. 63 and No. 64 will be on demand only, and the Express Route, No. 490, will run a shortened route with one bus from Northwest Arkansas Community College to the University of Arkansas' Archeological Survey Building at 2471 N. Hatch Ave. The bus service to Walmart on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard also will be canceled because of a scheduled University of Arkansas football game.

For more information call 756-5901.

NW News on 11/18/2017