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All the news & service alerts from City of Rocky Mount's Tar River Transit
Transit Service Alerts
Face Masks No Longer Required on Transit
Effective immediately, wearing a face mask on Tar River Transit is not mandatory but instead your personal choice.
Fares for Fixed Route and Para-Transit Program
Starting July 1, 2021, Tar River Transit will re-start charging transit fares for both Fixed Route and Para-Transit programs. These programs and fares include the following:
- Regular Fare: $1.25
- Ride Half Fare: $.60
- Ride Tokens: $1.15
- 10-Ride Punch Cards: $11.25/Card
- 20-Ride Punch Cards: $22.00/Card
- 40-Ride Punch Cards: $45.00/Card
- Dial-A-Ride (DARTS): $25.00/Book of 10 Tickets
- Rural General Public (RGP): $14.00/Round Trip
- Rural General Public (RGP Wilson): $20.00/Round Trip
Purchase Tickets at Transit Office
Passengers may purchase tickets or tokens at the Transit office located in the downtown Train Station, 3rd floor, Suite 315 beginning June 14, 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only 1 customer at a time will be permitted in the Transit office when purchasing tickets or tokens. Please call 252-972-1555 with any questions.
Coronavirus Awareness and Prevention
Tar River Transit Is Taking Active Measures to Maintain a Safe Environment
We are committed to keeping our customers and employees safe and will follow all recommendations from health officials. We encourage our community to seek out and follow updates and instructions from the Nash and Edgecombe County Public Health Department to protect themselves and their loved ones.
Full Notice on Safety from Disease on Tar River Transit
Read notice to learn how Tar River Transit is maintaining a safe environment and your role to prevent the spread of communicable diseases
Safe Road Conditions - Operations Policy
Tar River Transit Operation’s Safety Measures
Tar River Transit will not operate vehicles when there are unsafe road conditions. TRT’s concern is for the safety of its riders and employees. While every effort will be made to operate vehicles according to published schedules, weather conditions may cause roads to be unsafe or impassable.