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Posted on: May 15, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Bus Roadeo

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Petersburg Transit Hosting Virginia Bus Roadeo


Petersburg Area Transit is hosting the 2023 Virginia State Bus Roadeo from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21, 2023. Nearly 50 transit professionals from throughout Virginia will compete in Operator Driving and Maintenance competitions.  

Skilled transit drivers will compete in obstacle courses in the 35-foot or 40-foot bus categories. Practice Sessions for the Operator Driving competitions will take place on Saturday, May 20 and Competition Day is Sunday, May 21. The competitions are being held at the Petersburg Sports Complex (100 Ballpark Road) from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm on both days. 


The public is welcome to attend the fun family-friendly competition on May 21 at the Sports Complex. Admission is free. Food trucks will be available for refreshments.


The Maintenance Competition will take place at the Petersburg Area Transit Maintenance Facility, on Saturday, May 20. This competition is closed to the public.

For additional information, contact Charles Koonce, Director, Petersburg Area Transit: or 804-481-0962.

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