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WRTA Advisory Board and the TAC have meetings scheduled on Thursday, September 22nd.

Please see info on both meetings below:


WRTA Advisory Board Meeting Notice September 22, 2022

Published September 12, 2022

Worcester Regional Transit Authority Open Meeting Notice for the Public. The WRTA Advisory Board will meet on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. to be held via webinar on Zoom due to the Governor’s (pending) extension (pandemic-era policies) for remote public meetings.  Please see the link below to join the webinar:


Passcode: 094615 or Telephone:     US: +1 646 931 3860 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 309 205 3325  Webinar ID: 879 7289 0211  Passcode: 094615

International numbers available: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kbq9YFrrNA

Agenda: Present overview of the FFY 2022 TAM Plan. Action Item: Request that the WRTA Advisory Board vote to endorse the FFY 2022 TAM Plan, Update on the Union Contract, Administration’s recommendation to extend the suspension of fare collection until June 30, 2023 and discuss fare policy with the budget process in the Spring.  Action Item:  Request that the WRTA Advisory Board vote to extend the suspension of fare collection until June 30th 2023 and to discuss fare options as part of the budget deliberation in the Spring of 2023 for FY`24.

Click on  20220922  to review the open meeting notice for the advisory board meeting.

*The WRTA Advisory Board is accepting questions/comments from the public: email: admin@therta.com, phone: 508.791.9782, website via csfeedback@therta.com as well as via Zoom participation. In order to assist staff with processing your request we ask for a 48-hour notice of your intention to request.  Please give us your name, Zoom name – if different or phone number as well as city, along with your comments. To request participation in Zoom please use the “raised hand” icon in your settings. The board will address inquires during the” Business from the Public” portion of the meeting.

The WRTA meetings are conducted in accessible locations. If you need accommodations please contact Carolyn Foley at 508.453.3463 or email cfoley@therta.com. Request for accommodations needs to be placed at least 7 business days prior to the scheduled meetings.

Transportation Advocacy Coalition (TAC) Meeting at 4pm- Agenda

Welcome and Introductions


  • RAC (Riders Action Council Update)

-           Zero Fare Coalition

  • AAA On-Demand Task Force
  • TPAG (Transportation Planning Advisory Group)
  • City-level advocacy
  • Statewide advocacy

New Business:

Presentation on issues including safety and planning that can help improve bus ridership

Discussion on TAC leadership

Future WRTA Advisory Board members- Rider and Disability Community Rep. status

Open floor


 Joe Bellil is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: TAC Meeting

Time: Sep 22, 2022 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 883 6046 9909

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