It is the state’s largest transit merger, and it is now official.
Lancaster County officials and Red Red Rose Transit Authority leaders took a little trip just over the Berks County line Thursday morning to meet with their Berks counterparts — and celebrate a transit consolidation nearly a year in the making.
The RRTA name and logo on buses, as with BARTA in Berks, will not change, and the public may not notice much of a difference, transit official David Kilmer said Thursday, “We’re on a good track, and ready to move forward,” said Kilmer, who was named executive director of the new SCTA, which will oversee operations of both RRTA and BARTA.
The National Runaway Switchboard estimates that on any given night there are approximately 1.3 million homeless youth living unsupervised on the streets, in abandoned buildings, with friends or with strangers.
Here is Your Chance to Help
The TCN Homeless Services and Youth Development Committees are working together to create care packages for local homeless teens. You can help by donating any of the following items:
$5 Gift Cards to Local Food Stores
Prepaid Phone Cards
Items can be donated by contacting Paula Kamp at 610-326-9460, Ext. 209 to schedule pick up or drop off at Community Health & Dental Care at either of the following locations:
11 Robinson Street, Suite 100, Pottstown
700 Heritage Drive, Pottstown