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Dump the Pump for Your Chance to Win

On June 21, OmniRide will join public transportation systems across the country in marking the 13th annual national Dump the Pump Day. On that day, people are encouraged to ride public transportation instead of driving a car. Those who travel on public transportation can save money and time and use their commute to read, listen to the latest podcast or …

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Dump the Pump on June 15 for your chance to win!

Provided by Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) Participate in National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 15 with PRTC, and you and a friend could win a free SmarTrip card or a Starbucks gift card! The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) is encouraging Prince William County area residents to Dump the Pump by leaving their vehicles at …

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Fiscal 2018 Proposed Budget Addresses County Strategic Goals

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Fiscal 2018 proposed budget includes increased funding for Prince William County Public Schools, upping the threshold for the Business Professional Occupational License, or BPOL tax, hiring more public safety personnel, coordinating homeless services, beginning the process of building the 13th high school and maintaining current levels of public transportation. In a …

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PRTC Proposes Service Cuts, Fare Increase

Provided by Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) While declining gasoline and diesel fuel costs are providing an economic benefit for consumers and business, public transit authorities are losing significant revenues as the result of declining motor fuel taxes. The loss of those revenues for the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) has created a $9.2 million budget deficit that is forcing a proposed …

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PRTC Service Change and Fare Increase Take Effect July 6

Provided by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), the public transportation provider for Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park, will implement bus service changes and increase fares on July 6, 2015. PRTC updates its rider guides twice each year to reflect changes in routing, bus stops, schedules, and travel times. Major …

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PRTC Ridership Declined in 2014

Provided by PRTC A Lower Transit Benefit and Falling Gas Prices Are Likely Reasons Bus services operated by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) transported more than 3.1 million passengers in calendar year 2014, a 3.6% decrease compared with the previous year. PRTC provides commuter and local bus services for residents of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park. In 2014, PRTC’s …

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