Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announced today a new transit service to Camelot, Petersburg Sports Complex, Petersburg High School, Vernon Johns Middle School and Dogwood Trace Golf course as of September 19, 2015.
City Manager, William E. Johnson III, stated that “providing public transportation to areas like the Sports Complex and Dogwood Trace, and two of our public school, this really allows our citizens and visitors the ability to take a ride and visit the all the exciting attractions and places, and enhances accessibility to jobs within Petersburg.”
The route was created and funded at no additional cost to PAT by innovatively using an existing driver, bus and by splitting the run times with the Virginia Avenue route. The scheduled times the bus will depart Petersburg Station located at 100 W. Washington Street will be at 6:45 a.m., 7:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m. and 4:45pm.
Transit Systems Manager, Darius Mason says that, “this new service allows patrons connecting from our PAT stops in Richmond, Hopewell and Colonial Heights more access to key destinations in Petersburg for work, school or play.”
For additional information on PAT routes or further assistance please call PAT Customer service at (804)733-2460 or by visiting www.iampetersburg.com.