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RTS Downtown Station Will Accept Credit Card Payments

As Gainesville partners with Clover, RTS costumers  can pay with cash, credit cards, checks or money orders.

Gainesville’s Regional Transit System (RTS) announced on Thursday that it will accept credit card payments from customers purchasing monthly and semester bus passes at the Rosa Parks Downtown Station at 700 SE 3rd St. “This is really going to help streamline the process and make it more convenient,” said RTS Marketing …

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Gainesville Buses Have More Routes, Fewer Riders

(Danielle Veenstra/ WUFT News)

Some buses in Gainesville have more empty seats now than they had a year ago. The Regional Transit System’s passengers have flocked away from using the buses in the hundreds of thousands. Although ridership has decreased by 6 percent between 2014 and 2015, routes and buses haven’t disappeared. According to …

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Construction Brings Delays On NW 8th Ave. In Gainesville

Construction on NW Eighth Avenue has led to road closures. Madison Belfour / WUFT News

Northwest Eighth Avenue in Gainesville was fully closed for the fourth time in four months over the weekend as construction on the road moves forward. The city does have other partial road closures planned (listed below), including those that started on Monday of this week and will continue through Thursday. But …

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RTS Coming Out With More Routes


As Gainesville grows with more housing and retail areas, the city’s bus services are also expanding to keep up with the changes. The Regional Transit System will be making changes to existing bus routes on the University of Florida Campus and areas throughout the city, including the Butler North Plaza. …

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