Williamsburg Area Transit Authority

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Williamsburg Area Transit Authority, or WATA, is a bus system serving the city of Williamsburg, James City County, and York County in Virginia.

History

  • Established in 1977 as James City County Transit.
  • In 2003, this bus system was renamed to Williamsburg Area Transport as part of its regional focus.
  • In 2006, Williamsburg Area Transit Authority was formed.

Routes

Map, Schedules
Note: Bus service does not run on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Route Destination Days of Operation
Blue Line Williamsburg Transportation Center to Walmart (E. Rochambeau Dr.) via Rt. 60 West Monday-Sunday
Gray Line Williamsburg Transportation Center to Lee Hall Monday-Sunday
Green Line Ludwell Apartments to William & Mary Monday-Sunday, spring and fall semesters
Jamestown Line Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center to Jamestown Settlement Monday-Friday
Orange Line Williamsburg Transportation Center to Tam-O-Shanter Monday-Sunday
Purple Line 1 New Town/Legacy Hall to Walmart (E. Rochambeau Dr.) Monday-Sunday
Purple Line 2 Barhamsville Rd. to Walmart (E. Rochambeau Dr.) Monday-Sunday
Red Line Williamsburg Transportation Center to Steeplechase Apartments/Kidsburg Monday-Sunday
Surry Line Williamsburg Transportation Center to Surry County Community Center Monday-Saturday
Tan Line Williamsburg Transportation Center to Walmart (E. Rochambeau Dr.) via Mooretown Rd. Monday-Sunday
Williamsburg Trolley New Town/Legacy Hall to High St. Monday-Sunday

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 7239 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • E-mail: info@gowata.org
  • Phone: (757) 220-5493

Williamsburg Transportation Center

  • Address: 468 N. Boundary St., Williamsburg, VA 23185

Transit Fleet

Current Roster

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
250201-250206 Williamsburg Area Transport 250201-a.jpg 2002 NFI D30LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R 250202 and 250206 are retired
250603-250604 Williamsburg Area Transport 250604-a.jpg 2007 NFI D35LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
250801-250806 2008 NFI D35LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
250909-250911 2010 StarTrans Classic American Trolley Cummins ISB Allison Used on the Williamsburg Trolley route.
251501-251505 2014-2015 Gillig BRT 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9
2501001-2501002 2010 Ford/StarTrans E-450/Senator Ford 6.0L Powerstroke V8 Allison
1701 2017 Gillig Low Floor 35' Cummins L9
1702-1703 2017 Gillig Low Floor 40' Cummins L9
1704-1705 2017 Gillig Low Floor 29' Cummins L9
1801-1803 2018 Gillig Low Floor 29' Cummins L9 Allison B400R
11902-11903[1] 2019 New Flyer XD40 Cummins L9
11904-11907[2] 2019 New Flyer XD35 Cummins L9

On Order

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes

Retired Roster

This roster is incomplete.

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
? Mercedes-Benz O309 Unknown amount of minibuses and fleet numbers.
? Thomas Vista Unknown amount of buses and fleet numbers.
250505-250506 2005 Ford/? E-350/? Ford 6.0L Powerstroke V8 Ford TorqShift 5R110W
250207-250210 2002 NFI D35LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R 250210 last in service (Around 2016?)
250503-250504 2005 NFI D30LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
JC250901-JC250902 1989 TMC RTS-06
(T70-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
JC250903-JC250904 1989 TMC RTS-06
(T80-206)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Ex-Blacksburg Transit 1911-1912; purchased in 2002.

All-Time Paratransit Roster

This roster is incomplete.

Fleet Number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
251131-251132 2012 Chevrolet/StarTrans G4500/Senator GM 6.0L Vortec V8 GM 6L90
251501 2005 Ford/? E-350/? Ford 6.0L Powerstroke V8 Ford TorqShift 5R110W
251601-251602 2006 Ford/StarTrans E-350/Senator Ford 6.0L Powerstroke V8 Diesel Ford TorqShift 5R110W Retired and auctioned off in 2013.
2511003 2010 Ford/StarTrans E-450/Senator Ford 6.0L Powerstroke V8 Allison

References

  1. Source, goWATA / Facebook. Dated May 9, 2019, retrieved on May 9, 2019.
  2. Source, goWATA / Facebook. Dated May 9, 2019, retrieved on May 9, 2019.

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