GRTC Update June 16, 2021

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GRTC continues Zero Fare operations through June 30, 2022.

Operator wearing face mask and face shield in driver's seat, waving in the rear view mirror
IMAGE: Bus operator wearing a face mask and face shield waves in the rear view mirror. The Federal Mask Order remains in effect through September 13, 2021.

June 16, 2021

Please visit our website for the most recent COVID-19 information.

GRTC is Still Fareless: GRTC’s Board of Directors adopted the FY22 Operating Budget, which includes funding for continued Zero Fare operations through June 30, 2022. GRTC has been fareless since March 19, 2020. Please continue to only ride GRTC for your essential trips and mask up! More info

Bus Shelters from Bon Secours: This Spring, GRTC completed installation of ten new bus shelters at stops in Richmond’s East End. Four more shelters will be installed later for this project, and you can check our growing list of new shelter locations online.

New shelter at bus stop 1833 Mosby & P showing passenger seated and runner approaching with City skyline in background
IMAGE: New shelter at Bus Stop #1833 Mosby & P on Route 5; passenger seated at shelter, runner passing by, and Richmond skyline in distance on a clear blue sky day.

Juneteenth Holiday Schedule: The Holiday falls on a Saturday this year, so GRTC will operate a normal Saturday schedule on Juneteenth. GRTC’s Administrative Office is closed on Friday, June 18th in observance of Juneteenth. More info

Independence Day Schedule: The Holiday falls on a Sunday this year, so Independence Day Observed is Monday, July 5th. On Monday, GRTC operates a Weekday schedule without express service. More info

We Are Hiring Mechanics: We're now hiring Mechanics and offer competitive pay! We also provide a generous pension contribution. Visit and apply today!
Two mechanics working underneath a raised bus

We are now hiring for:

Bus Operators 

Repair Shop Mechanic

General Utility

Maintenance Supervisor

Employment opportunities are always posted at!

You are welcome to connect with GRTC if you have questions.

GRTC’s office is closed to the public, and Lost and Found is by appointment only.