Easton Coach Company Awarded Eight-Year Contract In The Lehigh Valley
EASTON, Pennsylvania – June 18, 2014 – Easton Coach Company was awarded an eight year contract to operate paratransit services for the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA) LANTaVan program beginning on July 1, 2014. The Company has been providing similar services for LANTA since 1988.
LANTaVan is LANTA’s designated paratransit system that provides specialized door-to-door transportation services to eligible residents of Lehigh and Northampton Counties. In all, the Metro Plus Division transports about 500,000 passengers annually with a fleet of more than 120 wheelchair accessible mini-buses.
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 and operating 460 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.