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March 16, 2020 10:55 AM

Service Alerts

As of March 16, 2020 at 10:45am

The following changes are active immediately:
- Trolley Service is suspended through 3/29
- All frequency service is suspended through 3/29
- Routes 1 & 2 will discontinue service at 9pm through 3/29
- Route 8 will operate from 10am - 9pm Mon-Sat, and 10am - 6pm on Sundays

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

WATA will provide free rides to and from the following locations for students and their families. This will allow families to be able to receive “Grab and Go” meals

Bus Routes that go near these locations:

• James River Elementary School – Route 1

• James Blair Middle School – Route 2 and Route 5

• Toano Middle School – Route 9

• Warhill High School – Route 4



• Student Medication Pickup is Monday 3/16/2020 only, at all WJCC schools if a passenger states they are going to pick up or coming back from picking up their child meds from the school clinic we will give a free ride to and from that location.

WATA has implemented additional cleaning measures through 3/29 to help ensure the safety of all of its staff and riders.
Please continue to monitor the website and all social media outlets to stay up to date with the latest information from WATA.

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Latest Update:

March 27, 2020 1:53 PM

WATA service updates:
Trolley Service is suspended until further notice
Route 8 closed until further notice
All fixed route services are FARE FREE until further notice
All fixed route services will close by 8pm nightly until further notice

WATA will be closed entirely on 3/29 for additional cleaning measures.

Please remember all riders are asked to board and exit the buses through the back door.

Prior Updates

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March 23, 2020 9:25 AM

As of March 23, 2020 at 9:30am

All William and Mary classes will be held remotely starting March 23 through end of the semester. All residence halls will close for the semester. Students remaining on campus must leave residence halls by 3/25. University offices are closed to the public. Route 8 also ends 3/25.

March 22, 2020 2:02 PM

As of March 22, 2020 at 2:00pm

The regular meeting of the WATA Board of Directors scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020, was cancelled and, per Authority Bylaws, rescheduled for the following Monday, March 23, 2020. Due to the ongoing and indefinite nature of the current state of emergency, the March 23, 2020 meeting is cancelled and there are no plans to reschedule it at this time. Please check back on our website and social media for further meeting updates.