Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) is a public transit agency providing bus service in the Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA area. It is owned by the borough of Pottstown and runs Monday through Saturday, excluding major holidays. PART provides a connection to SEPTA's Route 93 bus, which runs from Pottstown to Norristown. In addition to fixed routes, the agency also operates a paratransit service for disabled people.
|Headquarters||902 Farmington Avenue|
Pottstown, PA 19464
|Service area||Pottstown, Pennsylvania|
|Service type||Bus service|
|Hubs||Charles W. Dickinson Transportation Center|
All of PART's routes are loop routes that originate and terminate at the Charles W. Dickinson Transportation Center located at the intersection of High Street and Hanover Street in downtown Pottstown.
|Line Name||Places Served|
|Blue Line||High Street, Pottstown Hospital, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Hilltop, Philadelphia Premium Outlets, Costco, Hilltop, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, High Street|
|Purple Line||Coventry Mall, Hanover Street, North End Shopping Center, Rolling Hills, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Pottstown Hospital, Sanatoga Village Shopping Center, Rolling Hills, North End Shopping Center|
|Yellow Line||Pottstown Hospital, Home Depot, YMCA, North End Shopping Center, YMCA|
|Green Line||Montgomery County Community College West Campus, High Street, Stowe, Pottstown Center, State Street, Upland Square Shopping Center, Hanover Street|
|Orange Line||Pottstown Center, Upland Square Shopping Center, Boyertown Shopping Center, Douglass Town Center, Gilbertsville Shopping Center, Gilbertsville, Upland Square Shopping Center, Pottstown Center, Charles W. Dickinson Transportation Center, Town Square Plaza, Coventry Mall|
The base fare to ride on PART buses is $2.25, which must be paid in cash with exact change. A discounted fare of $1.10 is available for students with a valid ID. Persons with disabilities and Medicare Card holders may ride PART for $1.10 with a valid half-fare card. Senior citizens who are age 65 or older may ride PART for free with a valid Transit ID or Medicare Card. Up to two children under fare box height can ride for free with a fare-paying adult; additional children may ride for $0.25 each. Transfers between routes are available for $0.75 and must be used within 90 minutes of being purchased. PART buses accept transfers from SEPTA's Route 93 bus; other SEPTA fare products and passes are not accepted on PART.
PART offers Multi-Ride and Round-Trip passes that can be purchased at Pottstown borough hall. The Multi-Ride Pass costs $22.50 for full-fare, $11.00 for half-fare, and $7.50 for transfer. The Round-Trip Pass costs $4.50 for full-fare, $2.20 for half-fare, and $1.50 for transfer.
The fare for PART's paratransit service is $4.50.
|51-55||2007||Gillig||Low Floor BRT||Cummins ISM||Allison B400|||
|59||1995||Chance||American Heritage Streetcar||Cummins ISB||Allison|||
|51-55||1992||TMC||RTS T70 606||6v92TA||Allison V731|||
|57-58||1997-98||Nova Bus||RTS T70 606||DD50||Allison V731|||
- "Ride Guide" (PDF). Pottstown Area Rapid Transit. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
- "Schedule". Pottstown Area Rapid Transit. Retrieved January 20, 2020.
- "Fares & Rider Info". Pottstown Area Rapid Transit. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
- "Pottstown Area Rapid Transit". Philadelphia Transit Vehicles. Archived from the original on July 20, 2019. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
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