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Easton Coach Company Awarded Contract to Operate Hazleton, PA Fixed Route and Paratransit Services

For Immediate Release – EASTON, Pennsylvania – May 17, 2016 – Today Easton Coach Company was awarded five year contracts to operate both the fixed route and paratransit transportation services for the City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

At its regular meeting, the Hazleton City Council approved Resolution 2016-68 awarding the Contract for Fixed Route Transportation and Maintenance Related Services and ADA Complementary Paratransit and Maintenance Related Services. Under the contract, Easton Coach Company will operate 16 vehicles and employ up to 30 people to provide over 220,000 annual trips and log 450,000 annual miles.

About Easton Coach Company

Headquartered in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, Easton Coach Company is a leader in passenger ground transportation, providing motorcoach and transit services throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and surrounding states. Easton Coach Company remains one of the most trusted passenger transportation providers after more than 25 years, employing nearly 700 people, operating about 500 vehicles, transporting nearly 2 million people annually and traveling some 16 million vehicle miles per year. In addition its motorcoach operations, comprising of 30 motorcoaches and several trolleys and minibuses, the company provides transit services under contract with various regional transportation authorities and other organizations.

For more information about Easton Coach Company, visit www.eastoncoach.com.