Detours & Service Alerts 4

Route 11/Ephrata Detour – Friday, November 25th

Friday, November 25, 2022, the Route 11/Ephrata will detour beginning at 5:20 PM trip until approximately 8:00 PM for the Christmas Tree Lighting/Santa Arrival. This event will close Main St. from State to Lincoln beginning…

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Mayor’s Tree Lighting Event Detours – Friday, November 25th

Friday, November 25, 2022, the City will close the first block of N. Queen St, S. Queen St and W. King. Detour will begin from 9AM until the remainder of the day and evening. RT…

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Route 18/E-town Detour – Tuesday, October 25, 2022 (6 weeks)

Church Street is CLOSED between Main Street in Landisville and Bowman Road for utility work.  The Route 18/Elizabethtown bus route will detour. Outbound:  Regular route to Stoney Battery Road, bus will stay straight on Stoney Battery…

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Exact Fare Policy

Please have the exact fare ready to deposit in the farebox when boarding. RRTA operators do not carry money to make change.

Refund/Exchange Policy on RRTA Passes

Refunds will be allowed on any non-activated pass with proof of purchase.

Bus Stop Policy

Inside Lancaster City limits, please wait at posted bus stops only. Outside Lancaster City, if no bus stop sign is nearby, please wait on the same side of the street as the bus and motion (wave to) the operator as the vehicle approaches.

Holiday Service Changes

Service is generally not provided on the following holidays:

Lost and Found

If an item is lost on a bus and retrieved by our drivers, the driver is required to hand in the lost item to either RRTA’s Queen Street Station or The Operations Center, 45 Erick Road, Lancaster. All items are logged. It the item is not claimed at Queen Street Station the first day it is lost, it will be sent to The Operations Center to be claimed. If you lose an item on our buses, call RRTA at 717-307-4246. All items are kept for 7 days. This procedure is followed to ensure the proper owner receives their lost items.

Baby Stroller Policy

RRTA’s Baby Stroller Policy requires all passengers to fold their strollers before boarding the bus for the safety of all passengers.

Music Policy

Customers are able to listen to music provided earphones are used and music is at a low volume.

Smoking, Eating, & Drinking Policy

There is no smoking allowed on any RRTA bus.

Please do not bring food or drink on the bus. There is a trash container on the bus for disposal when you board.

Service Animals & Pets

Service Animals are permitted aboard buses.

RRTA allows pets to be brought aboard provided they meet certain criteria. Pets may be permitted on the bus provided they are small enough to sit on a passenger’s lap or are in a small cage. Your bus operator may deny any animal access to the bus or request that you remove your pet where a safety or health problem exists.

Courtesy Seating

The first aisle facing seats behind the driver is reserved for people with special needs such as the elderly and people with disabilities.


Bike racks are available on RRTA buses and can hold 2 bikes. if a bike rack is not available on a bus, RRTA allows bicycles to be placed inside the bus when space permits.

Student Policy

Students must show a valid Student ID at the time of purchase. A student is defined as any student in grades K – 12.