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Transit

 

Transit System Combination Update

Efforts to combine Earthworks Transit with the Licking County Transit Service are currently underway. For the latest information regarding service and fare changes, along with opportunities for public input, please click the links below.

Transit system service changes brochure

Consolidation public involvement meeting presentation

WNKO radio interview about the transit consolidation

 

Newark-Heath Earthworks Transit


Earthworks Transit is the official public transportation program in the cities of Newark and Heath. It is administered by the City of Newark. The program is a demand-responsive, shared-ride, curb-to-curb service.Contact Earthworks


Call for Ride - (740) 344-ETET or (740) 344-3838

Ohio Relay/TTY - (800) 750-0750
Extension #4 - Advance Reservations (M-F 8am to 5pm)
Extension #3 - Same Day Dispatch

 

Hours & Fares

All fares are for a one-way trip to the boundaries of the cities of Newark & Heath.

Super Saver Service
Monday to Friday - 6:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Call at least 1 business day before ride (M-F).
Call up to 14 days in advance.

General Public..................................................$4.00
Elderly & Disabled*...........................................$2.00
1st Child (under age 11 with paid adult)................Free
Each Additional Child........................................$1.00

Same Day Service
Monday to Friday - 6:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Call same day of service.
Space based on availability with no guarantee.

General Public..................................................$6.00
Elderly & Disabled*...........................................$3.00
1st Child (under age 11 with paid adult)................Free
Each Additional Child........................................$1.00

Enhanced Service
Monday to Friday - 5:00am to 6:00am
Monday to Friday - 9:00pm to 11:00pm Saturday - 8:00am to 10:00am
Call at least 2 business days before ride (M-F).
Call up to 14 days in advance.

General Public..................................................$5.00
Elderly & Disabled*...........................................$2.50
1st Child (under age 11 with paid adult)................Free
Each Additional Child........................................$1.00

EXACT CHANGE IS REQUIRED (or tickets)

*Elderly (age 65+) may be asked to show proof of age when boarding vehicle. Disabled riders must be enrolled in City's Elderly & Disabled Half-Fare Assistance Program for discounted rides. To enroll, please contact the City of Newark at (740) 670-7708 or (740) 670-7530.

 

Earthworks Transit brochure

Please click here for the that contains additional information on tickets, policies, and other important information.

 

Title VI - Civil Rights

Please click here for questions or concerns related to the fair and equal treatment of all persons in the provision of transit service.

 

Transit Planning Studies

The Newark-Heath Earthworks Transit recently completed the following studies: fixed-route feasibility study, streetcar feasibility study, and intermodal passenger hub planning study. 

Please click for more information: Project Webpage

 


 

For further information, please contact:

    Mark Mauter, Development Director
    Phone: (740) 670-7530 / Fax: (740) 349-6697
    40 West Main Street, 4th Floor, Newark OH 43055
    Email: mmauter AT newarkohio DOT net