Transportation options for Shelby, Ohio
The City of Shelby is located along the scenic Black Fork River in Richland County in North Central Ohio. From the heart of Shelby, State Routes 61, 96, and 39 provide easy access to such thoroughfares such as US 30, Interstate 71, and the Ohio Turnpike (US 80/Interstate 90). Shelby is accessible by vehicle from Cleveland, Columbus, Akron, and Canton within 90 minutes; Toledo within 2 hours; and Cincinnati, Detroit, Pittsburgh, and Parkersburg, WV, in 3 hours.
The City of Shelby partners with Richland County Transit and Area Agency on Aging to provide a taxi service for Shelby residents within city limits. Call 419-295-5144 to schedule a pick up time and location.
Tue-Fri, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Students (18 & under) $1.00
Disabled & Medicare $1.00
(free trips for medical, grocery or personal care for seniors)
Richland County Transit (RCT)
The Richland County Transit (RCT) operates numerous routes, including one route coming to Shelby. The RCT operates daily, except Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays. Call 419-522-4504 for more information or visit the RCT website.
Safe Routes to Schools
The goal of Ohio’s Safe Route to School (SRTS) Program is to assist communities in developing and implementing projects and programs that encourage and enable children in grades k-8, including those with disabilities to walk or bike to school safely. The City of Shelby has agreed to create a team of key community stakeholders representing the 5 E’s (engineering, education, enforcement, encouragement, and evaluation) and work with the Ohio Department of Transportation on a School Travel Plan.