WOODBRIDGE, VA – OmniRide, the operating name for the mobility services offered by the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), has scheduled a public hearing to present its proposed FY 2024 budget and invite public review/comment. The public hearing will be held virtually on Monday, May 22, 2023, at 6 p.m.
The organization provides Local bus service in Prince William County, Manassas, and Manassas Park; Express service for commuters along the I-95 and I-66 corridors to employment centers in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.; and Metro Express which connects riders with Metro Stations. In addition, OmniRide’s Employer Services assists local employers who wish to establish or expand an employee transportation program.
The proposed $86 million budget includes $59.7 million for operating expenses and $26.3 million in capital costs. The proposed budget also includes a fare increase for commuter bus services from $6.90 to $9.00 per trip when paying with the SmarTrip card. This is the first fare increase in more than five years.
Additionally, the proposed budget calls for new and expanded commuter services that would be paid for by the state as part of the I-95/395 and I-66 transit and transportation demand management plans and commuter choice program.
Print copies of the proposed budget are available upon request by emailing email@example.com. Comments may be made during the public hearing or may be submitted no later than Monday, May 29, 2023 at 5 p.m. via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or in writing to: PRTC
Attn: Public Hearing
14700 Potomac Mills Road, Woodbridge, VA 22192
To participate in the remote meeting, email email@example.com or call 703-580-6122 no later than Monday, May 22, 2023, at 5 p.m. to receive login information.
For more information visit OmniRide.com.
The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC), operating as OmniRide, provides commuter and local bus services as well as ridesharing services in Prince William County, the City of Manassas and the City of Manassas Park. It also co-sponsors the Virginia Railway Express in partnership with the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.
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