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The Pennsylvania Transit Tour

In visits spanning this past April to August, CTAA's communications team spent time with 10 of our members across Pennsylvania, ranging from arge-volume urban systems that are considering BRT and light-rail corridors, to rural and specialized providers providing door-to-door service. As with community and public transportation providers anywhere, CTAA's members in Pennsylvania are prioritizing high-quality, dependable service while embracing new approaches in order to thrive as mobility continues to evolve around and through their daily work.

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From the Editor

From the Editor

As our 16th state-focused transit tour edition includes ten profiles and two podcast interviews with CTAA members across Pennsylvania, we determined presenting this edition in two parts would allow us to share our membersí stories more fully. Stay tuned in two weeks for Part II of The Pennsylvania Transit Tour.

The Commentary

The Commentary

Much like community and public transportation providers anywhere, community and public transportation operators in Pennsylvania are prioritizing high-quality, dependable service while embracing new approaches in order to thrive as mobility continues to evolve around and through their daily work.

LANTA Thrives in a Revitalizing Region

LANTA Thrives in a Revitalizing Region

Vital to the ongoing economic resurgence of the Lehigh Valley is the regionís two-county public transportation provider, the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA). A longtime CTAA member, LANTA provides robust fixed-route and demand-response service across the region and its more than 820,000 residents.

Center for Community Building: Whatever It Takes to Move People

Center for Community Building: Whatever It Takes to Move People

After working with peers in community and public transportation for nearly two decades, CCB has forged one principle as it orchestrates hundreds of daily trips: try transit first. If a rider can utilize a fixed route to reach their destination, CCB supplies bus passes. It all comes down to the best match between the customerís needs and the most efficient mode of travel.

IndiGO Service Mobilizes a College Town

IndiGO Service Mobilizes a College Town

Serving a permanent local population thatís nearly matched by the 12,800 students attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania, IndiGO is unquestionably linked to the college it serves. And like transit in so many campus-oriented communities, itís defined routes that are frequent, affordable and well-used by students shuttling between classes, housing and area businesses.

Suburban Transit Network: Success Through Quality Standards

Suburban Transit Network: Success Through Quality Standards

TransNet has grown into the largest paratransit provider in the Philadelphia region. They work closely with six private-sector transit partners to provide quality service for their customers. Utilizing more than 300 vehicles and drivers, TransNet and its partners offer a variety of transportation options.

Butler Transit Authority: Continuing the Legacy in a Transportation Manufacturing Town

Butler Transit Authority: Continuing the Legacy in a Transportation Manufacturing Town

The Butler Transit Authority provides more than 190,000 annual fixed-route bus trips in and around Butler, and recently launched two new regional bus routes from Butler to Pittsburgh.

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