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ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE live, work, play mon valley MMVTA looking to improve experience for commuters As things continue to return to normal following the height of the pandemic, the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority is looking forward to welcoming commuters back to their normal routes. "We're still on a reduced rider schedule," Ashley Seman, the executive director for MMVTA which is located in Charleroi, said. "Our mask mandate is in place through September 13. We've had to eliminate many of our trips into Pittsburgh. But we're ready to welcome everyone back." 504 During lockdown, when many people where no longer traveling into the city for work, ridership dropped by 50%. Now - in an effort to better meet commuter demands - Seman said the transit authority is looking for feedback charge their phone or work while going from point a to point b," she said. In the meantime, the transit authority is exploring new service areas. Seman said Speers Borough is next on the list. from riders. "We released a survey in May to get feedback on which trips riders want and need," she said. "There's a lot of employers that like the work from home idea. We're trying to see when we need to return to normal." "We're in the beginning stages, but riders could see stops within the year," she said. "We're always evaluating the needs of the communities we serve. We're excited for new things to come. Surveys can be completed online at mmvta.com and only take a small amount of time to complete. The MMVTA has also begun work on a new capital project at the California University Park and Ride at 255 end of August, but it will depend on the California Road, West Brownsville. The "Our goal is to bring back some, if not all, of the commuter services by the work is slated to be completed before the students return for the fall semester. survey results as well," Seman said. Seman said MMVTA received funding through the CARES Act to provide drivers "We're revamping the shelter. We're introducing an LED screen that will Photos courtesy of Mid Mon Valey Transit Authority with masks and hand sanitizer stations on each vehicle. The vehicles are regularly display real-time bus info, advertising, rider alerts and more," Seman said. arrive," she said. "It will list capacity and disinfected for everyone's safety. "We're also going to do work to the actual offer a trip planner associated with the system to help you locate stops. It will really help the public realize what public transportation has to offer." Seman said she looks forward to riders shelter. The current shelter is boxed in returning so that they can experience the updated tracking system MMVTA has in place. and it makes it uncomfortable to wait." Given that the MMVTA has taken over the California University's Vulcan Flyer "I'm anxious for them to take advantage shuttle service, this revamp comes at of this new system," she said. "It offers real-time bus tracking so riders can go Additional updates include new bus stop signs that display real-time information and stop numbers. the perfect time. is moving along. Riders can also click on the stadium and back down every 15 routes and see stop times." "We're trying to make everything easier for the riders," Seman said. "This effort is already underway and should be completed before the end of August." minutes," Seman said. "The route is open to the public as well." The transit authority also introduced Wi-Fi on all of their 30 vehicles and Seman said over time, the transit have begun to add USB ports under the authority would like to see LED screens seats. Their fleet should be completely outfitted with USB ports within the next two years. MO MON VALLEY in all of their buses and at select park and ride locations. TRANSIT "With the real-time tracking, it really helps you plan your trips better as you know the exact time that the bus will ada M n "So far, three vehicles have USB ports. They are a great addition as riders can Sponsored content by the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority. ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE live, work, play mon valley MMVTA looking to improve experience for commuters As things continue to return to normal following the height of the pandemic, the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority is looking forward to welcoming commuters back to their normal routes. "We're still on a reduced rider schedule," Ashley Seman, the executive director for MMVTA which is located in Charleroi, said. "Our mask mandate is in place through September 13. We've had to eliminate many of our trips into Pittsburgh. But we're ready to welcome everyone back." 504 During lockdown, when many people where no longer traveling into the city for work, ridership dropped by 50%. Now - in an effort to better meet commuter demands - Seman said the transit authority is looking for feedback charge their phone or work while going from point a to point b," she said. In the meantime, the transit authority is exploring new service areas. Seman said Speers Borough is next on the list. from riders. "We released a survey in May to get feedback on which trips riders want and need," she said. "There's a lot of employers that like the work from home idea. We're trying to see when we need to return to normal." "We're in the beginning stages, but riders could see stops within the year," she said. "We're always evaluating the needs of the communities we serve. We're excited for new things to come. Surveys can be completed online at mmvta.com and only take a small amount of time to complete. The MMVTA has also begun work on a new capital project at the California University Park and Ride at 255 end of August, but it will depend on the California Road, West Brownsville. The "Our goal is to bring back some, if not all, of the commuter services by the work is slated to be completed before the students return for the fall semester. survey results as well," Seman said. Seman said MMVTA received funding through the CARES Act to provide drivers "We're revamping the shelter. We're introducing an LED screen that will Photos courtesy of Mid Mon Valey Transit Authority with masks and hand sanitizer stations on each vehicle. The vehicles are regularly display real-time bus info, advertising, rider alerts and more," Seman said. arrive," she said. "It will list capacity and disinfected for everyone's safety. "We're also going to do work to the actual offer a trip planner associated with the system to help you locate stops. It will really help the public realize what public transportation has to offer." Seman said she looks forward to riders shelter. The current shelter is boxed in returning so that they can experience the updated tracking system MMVTA has in place. and it makes it uncomfortable to wait." Given that the MMVTA has taken over the California University's Vulcan Flyer "I'm anxious for them to take advantage shuttle service, this revamp comes at of this new system," she said. "It offers real-time bus tracking so riders can go Additional updates include new bus stop signs that display real-time information and stop numbers. the perfect time. is moving along. Riders can also click on the stadium and back down every 15 routes and see stop times." "We're trying to make everything easier for the riders," Seman said. "This effort is already underway and should be completed before the end of August." minutes," Seman said. "The route is open to the public as well." The transit authority also introduced Wi-Fi on all of their 30 vehicles and Seman said over time, the transit have begun to add USB ports under the authority would like to see LED screens seats. Their fleet should be completely outfitted with USB ports within the next two years. MO MON VALLEY in all of their buses and at select park and ride locations. TRANSIT "With the real-time tracking, it really helps you plan your trips better as you know the exact time that the bus will ada M n "So far, three vehicles have USB ports. They are a great addition as riders can Sponsored content by the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority.