Stops at Geisinger reduced during summer construction

Effective Thursday, May 12, 2022 the Tri Town Connector Bus will only stop at the Geisinger Medical Center in Muncy on the outbound trips. Due to time contraints related to the Muncy bridge construction project, our bus will not stop on the inbound trips until further notice. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Upons completion of the bridge project we expect to return to regular schedule. Trips to Geisinger began in February, 2022 as a trial to consider permanent fixed bus service to the new hospital facility. Please contact River Valley Transit at 570-326-2500 or use our contact page to send questions.

The highlighted section below represents the only stops we will be making at the Geisinger Medical Center in Muncy.

For more details about our route schedule please call River Valley Transit.
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HOP aboard! This Saturday April 2, 2022

Pop Up Special! Take a bus to the Easter Egg Hunt this weekend in Brandon Park. No fares required on River Valley Transit buses between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday, April 2, 2022.

Choose one of three routes that will stop at the corner of Washington Blvd. and Mulberry Street, just one short block from Brandon Park. Hop on route #36 Loyalsock, #66 East End Warren Ave or #102 Lycoming Mall and hop off to get to nearby Brandon Park. The Easter Egg Hunt is a citywide event and all children ages 10 and under are welcome. Families are encouraged to bring their own collection basket.

The event is presented by the City of Williamsport and the Recreation Commission.

Find out route information
#36 Loyalsock on our website;
https://www.ridervt.com/schedules-routes/loyalsock/

#66 East End Warren Avenue;
https://www.ridervt.com/schedules-routes/east-end-manor-care/

#102 Lycoming Mall;
https://www.ridervt.com/schedules-routes/lycoming-mall-lycoming-crossing/

MyRide is our real-time bus locator app! Download on your phone or tablet or visit www.rideRVT.com and click on “Where’s My Bus?” to plan your travels. Information is also available from any bus driver or calling our offices at 570-326-2500.

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Employment – Full Time Bus Operator (March 2022)

3/31/22. Extension of Applications. Please apply in person at Nesco Staffing Services, 2211 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Immediate hire. Great career opportunity for a quality individual.  40 hour/week schedule. Regular scheduled days off.

Full-Time Bus Operator

Applicant must have an excellent driving record (verified through the State Motor Vehicle Department.) River Valley Transit may provide training to secure the appropriate CDL license. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide superior customer service to RVT customers.
  • Operate transit vehicles on fixed routes.
  • Operate transit vehicles in a safe manner.

Competitive salary and benefits package include:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Training
  • Pension
  • Sick Leave

Applications accepted by:

Nesco Staffing Services

2211 Reach Road, Williamsport, PA
(570) 326-1736
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
No Appointment Necessary.

Please no calls or visits to the RVT administrative office.

All applicants must possess a valid drivers license and have an excellent driving record. All positions are subject to residency requirements and to all applicable Federal Regulations governing workplace anti-drug and alcohol programs in the transit industry as specified by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) of the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and 49 CFR P655 and 49 CFRP Part 40, and the “Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988”. This shall include analytical urine drug testing and breath testing for alcohol for: reasonable suspicion, random, post-accident, return to duty, and follow-up during the course of employment.

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Gas Blues got you down?

Try transit and dump the pumps. Why pay more? Ride RVT!

Tired of paying at the gas pumps? Got the gas blues? Time for a change! Until April 15, 2022, ride RVT and pay just $35 for a 31 Day EZ Pass. The 31 Day EZ Pass is good for unlimited rides during a consecutive thirty-one-day period upon activation.

You may purchase passes at the The Trade and Transit Centre II passenger waiting area or at the RVT administrative office at 1500 West Third Street, Williamsport. TTC II is open weekdays between 6 am and 6 pm and Saturdays 8:30 am – 3 pm.

Learn about saving gasoline, check out the American Public Transportation Association facts.

Disclaimer: Regular 31 EZ Pass price is $40. Not good with any other offer or discount. Restrictions may apply. Limit of 5 promotional “Gas Blues” (31 Day EZ Fare Pass) purchases per person per day. Offer valid only for passengers and individuals; businesses are not eligible for discount. Offer expires April 15, 2022.

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Service Change Alert

Jersey Shore Route Change

Effective Saturday, February 19, 2022 the Jersey Shore bus route changes and no longer travels on School Road or on Cemetery Street. The bus will remain on Locust Street and continue to South Broad Street and follow the route as regularly scheduled. The route has been shortened because of congestion in the neighborhood. Removing some turns from the route will also help bus operators to maintain on time stops.

There are new stops for riders located at the corner of Locust and Wilson Streets and at the corner of Locust and Broad Streets. The stops on School Road and Cemetery Street have seen small passenger boarding and alighting and signs will be placed redirecting riders to the new nearby stops on Locust Street.

Please contact River Valley Transit at 570-326-2500 for more information. Changes can also be located on the smart phone application “MyRide” and on the schedules page of www.rideRVT.com.



New route is highlighted in yellow.

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Bus Pass it Forward!

River Valley Transit wants you to “Pass it Forward” to your friends and family! Or buy the 31 Day EZ Pass for yourself! During the month of December, a 31 Day EZ Pass is only $20.00! That is a $20 savings off the regular pass price. The 31 Day EZ Pass is good for unlimited rides during a consecutive thirty-one-day period upon activation. Stock up passes to use now or later in 2022. The discounted passes are sold at the The Trade and Transit Centre office, centrally located right downtown on Transit Drive next to the Mid-Town Landing parking lot. Open weekdays between 6 am and 6 pm and Saturdays 8:30 am – 3 pm.

River Valley Transit wishes everyone a safe and joyful holiday season

Disclaimer: Regular 31 EZ Pass price is $40. Not good with any other offer or discount. Restrictions may apply. Limit of 5 promotional “Bus Pass it Forward” (31 Day EZ Fare Pass) purchases per person per day. Offer valid only for passengers and individuals; businesses are not eligible for discount.

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Service Change Alert

2021 Holiday Bus Service

DateService
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving – no service
Friday, December 24 Christmas Eve – no nightline service
Saturday, December 25 Christmas Day – no service
Friday, December 31 New Year’s Eve – no nightline service
Saturday, January 1 New Year’s Day – no service
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Free Ride Friday

Try Transit On

Free Ride Friday!

Ride Fridays for free from 11/5/2021 – 12/31/2021 and enter for chances to win prizes!

Post a pic of yourself on or in front of a RVT bus, sign or RVT building and
tag us. Random participants will win a 31 Day EZ Fare Pass. Daily prizes will be also be given to participants based on their social media post.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt

T-shirt Benefit Sale – Because We Care

T-shirt sales have ended. Updated 1/19/21

Shirts are custom-designed and printed locally. You will receive a confirmation of your order and when the shirts are ready you will be notified. T-shirts are expected to be ready by October 28th and may be picked up inside the River Valley Transit Passenger Waiting area at the new Trade & Transit Center II, on Transit Drive. The entrance can be found on the rear side of 144 West Third Street.

Thank you for your effort to help RVT support Breast Cancer Awareness month. A donation may also be made on the website if you prefer not to purchase a T-shirt. All proceeds from T-shirt sales will benefit the local Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Center at the UPMC Divine Providence campus here in Williamsport.

Each shirt is $15 (cost may be more depending on size.)

Order deadline is October 18, 2021

RVT Passenger Waiting Entrance on Transit Drive, near Cell Block in Mid-Town Landing
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MLB Bus Service on Sunday, August 22, 2021

MLB Game Ticket Holders Bus Service!

Ride the FREE River Valley Transit bus from downtown to the MLB Little League Classic game at Historic Bowman Field on Sunday, August 22, 2021. Round trip service begins at the Chursh Street Parking Garage, 11 West Church Street,Williamsport, PA 17701.  You can go between the downtown and the field. After the game is finished our bus will return you to the garage free. You can also ride from Bowman field to the parking garage even before the game ends.

You must have an official MLB Little League Classic game ticket to board the bus. Look for the bus stop and River Valley Transit buses at the Church Street Parking Garage. It is located next to the Market Street bridge and TownPlace Suites.

 

TO the MLB Little Classic Game

Departures from Church Street Parking Garage, 11 West Church Street, begin at 4:30PM and will provide service every 10 minutes until 7:45PM.

FROM the MLB Little Classic Game

Return service from the stadium begins at 8:00PM and will operate as needed until 60 minutes after the completion of the game.

 

 

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