Easton Coach Company Awarded Contract to Operate Warren County Transportation Services
For Immediate Release – EASTON, Pennsylvania – November 23, 2010 – Today, the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Warren County, New Jersey announced the award of a new contract to operate the Warren County Transportation Program to Easton Coach Company.
Under the contract commencing on January 1, 2011, Easton Coach Company will operate the county’s transportation services which consist of both modified fixed route bus runs and demand/paratransit service, and currently provides approximately 212,000 annual trips to residents of Warren County.
The Warren County Transportation program can operate approximately 30 vehicles and employs nearly 50 people in the county.
“We are grateful to be associated with Warren County and its public transportation program. The operation fits nicely for us both operationally and geographically given that we operate other large public transit contracts in the Lehigh Valley and in Hunterdon County, NJ and are headquartered just a few miles from the County in Easton, PA,” said David Batchelor, Easton Coach Company’s Vice President – Operations.
About Easton Coach Company
Easton Coach Company employs over 600 people in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and runs nearly 400 vehicles in nine locations including its headquarters in Easton, Pennsylvania. It operates a fleet of 26 motorcoaches and a dozen trolleys and minibuses in addition to running transit and paratransit contracts in the Lehigh Valley, Berks County, Carbon County, Hazleton, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Hunterdon County, NJ, and now in Warren County, NJ. Easton Coach has been in existence since 1984 and was most recently incorporated as Easton Coach Company in 2002. Easton Coach Company is a member of the American Bus Association, the United Motorcoach Association, the Pennsylvania Bus Association and the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association.
For more information about Easton Coach Company, visit www.eastoncoach.com.
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