Grays Harbor Transit is reducing its services a second time this month in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. After announcing last week that they would be operating on weekend schedule Monday through Sunday, the transit authority said Thursday that additional reductions are needed and will take effect April 13th.
Due to the concerns of the health and safety of all involved. The Transit Authority regretfully announces additional service reduction, effective April 13th. 2020.
GHT will be operating on the weekend schedule, Monday through Friday, providing temporary essential trips by demand response only to Olympia, Taholah, Oakville and Woodlawn. These trips are available 7 am to 8 pm Monday-Friday by reservation only. Trips need to be scheduled 2-5 days in advance. There is no same-day service available.
The transit authority said last week that ridership is down by about 67% in support of the governor’s Stay Home Stay Healthy order, the transit will continue to be free of charge, on the weekend schedule, with physical distancing restrictions in place. Check the destination sign on the outside of the bus for status.
Thier statement added, “Grays Harbor Transit (GHT) would like to send out a sincere thank you to the community for their continued support and understanding. With the health and safety of the public and its employees in mind on March 10th, Grays Harbor Transit Board authorized GHT to activate its emergency management plan, due to the eminent spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Grays Harbor County.”
To schedule call dispatch at (360) 532-2770 or (800) 562-9730 option 2 or 3. You may schedule Monday-Friday between the hours of 7 am to 5 pm.
The service will still be free until further notice.
GHT would like to inform you that as soon as the current pandemic is over, it will start to reinstate its full services as soon as possible.
Please refer to our website at www.ghtransit.com and digital signage, for all of GHT’s developing information.
If you have any questions, please contact our dispatch at 360-532-2770 or toll free at 1-800-562-9730.