POTTSTOWN URBAN TRANSIT
A service of the Borough of Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Bus service in Pottstown and adjacent communities is a publicly owned and privately operated system. The Borough of Pottstown owns, funds, and administers the system. The day-to-day operations are the responsibility of Pottstown Urban Transit, Inc. (PUT).
Bus service is operated on five daytime routes and two might loops which offer service six days a week (Monday through Saturday). The bus routes are:
SEPTA Route 93 operates between Pottstown and Norristown which allows travel to other parts of Montgomery County and the region. Information on SEPTA connecting service can be obtained by calling 610/279-8400.
Riders have a number of ways to pay their fare when boarding the bus.
Senior Citizens, 65 years or older, ride free at all times except 7:00am to 8:00am and 4:30pm to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. The half-fare arrangement for disabled riders is restricted to the same off-peak hours. Senior Citizens and half-fare riders can obtain their passes at Borough Hall, 100 E. High St., 3rd floor, or at the PUT office, 902 Farmington Ave., Pottstown.
- ADULT: $1.25
- STUDENT: $0.60
- DISABLED/MEDICARE USER (off peak only): $0.60
- TRANSFER: $0.30
Two children, 14 years old or younger, can ride free with one adult fare paying passenger.
Transfers can be used by PUT bus riders to make a trip that requires the use of two buses. Transfers should be purchased when paying your fare. Transfers are issued for continuing one-way travel and are limited to one per trip. Transfers can be made at High and Hanover Streets in downtown Pottstown and North End Shopping Center.
PUT and SEPTA have entered into a cooperative agreement in which each bus system will accept the transfers of the other.
PUT does not operate on Sundays or on major holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
In addition to operating five bus routes, a special curb-to-curb service is offered for those persons who have a disability and are unable to ride the bus. Call PUT at 610/326-5413 for information on how to become eligible and use this service.
Once you know your travel route, go to any designated PUT bus stop along that route. Arrive at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled to leave.
Each bus displays the name of the route above the windshield. Observe the destination sign carefully since more than one bus may stop at a particular bus stop. Make sure you are boarding the correct bus.
After the bus has come to a complete stop and the door is open, grasp the handrail and carefully climb the stairs. If you have any questions about the route or destination, ask the driver.
LOST AND FOUND
For lost articles, call 610/326-5413 for assistance. Articles may be picked up from the PUT office located at 902 Farmington Avenue, Pottstown, PA 19464 between 8:00am and 4:00pm on weekdays.
CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION: 610/326-5413
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