Oberlin Connector expands hours, service area starting Jan. 4

by | Dec 30, 2020

Staff Report, The Chronicle-Telegram

OBERLIN — The expansion of bus service in Oberlin that was approved back in November by City Council will launch Jan. 4.

The Oberlin Connector transit service will add three days and a second shift to its schedule.

The transit service will now run from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. It previously only offered in-town service two days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with additional trips to Elyria and Lorain offered twice monthly.

The service area has also expanded to include Oberlin, New Russia Township, Amherst Township, Amherst, Lorain, Sheffield Township, Elyria and Carlisle Township. The expansion also provides a connection to other existing Lorain County Transit routes in Elyria.

The expansion was funded by a $100,000 Paradox Prize grant.

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