OmniRide to Host Public Hearing and Discussions on Proposed Changes to Routes
WOODBRIDGE, VA – In order to ensure that OmniRide is providing the most appropriate and efficient mobility services for local residents, the organization will be holding two public hearings and a town hall to share information on proposed changes to a Local route and two Express routes. These events are opportunities for Prince William County area residents to hear about OmniRide’s future plans, and to ask questions and share thoughts about the organization’s proposed changes.
Public Hearing on Proposed Changes to D-400 and L-300
OmniRide will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed changes to the Express bus routes Dale City – Mark Center (D-400) and Lake Ridge - Mark Center (L-300). The hearing will take place at the OmniRide Transit Center on Aug. 26 at 7pm.
The proposed changes seek to improve service efficiency by better aligning service with demand.
View details here.
Discussions on Proposed Changes to Route 68 Local Route
OmniRide will hold a public hearing and a town hall to discuss proposed changes to the Route 68 Manassas Park OmniRide Local route:
- Public Hearing: Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at 7:00 PM
Manassas City Hall, 9027 Center Street, Manassas, VA
- Town Hall: Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park, VA
The proposed changes would replace the Route 68 Local route with demand-responsive microtransit, improving efficiency by better aligning transportation services with rider demand.
View details here.
OmniRide has provided mobility services for Northern Virginia for 35 years. This includes Local bus service in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park; Express service for commuters between Prince William County and employment centers in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.; and Metro Express which connects riders with Metro Stations. A pilot paratransit project is currently underway in the Manassas area. OmniRide also offers assistance to carpoolers and vanpoolers and coordinates a variety of employer services.
For more information about OmniRide services visit OmniRide.com.
The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), operating as OmniRide, provides commuter and local bus services as well as ridesharing services in Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the City of Manassas Park. It also co-sponsors the Virginia Railway Express in partnership with the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.