Easton Coach Company Awarded Five-Year Contract By BARTA
EASTON, Pennsylvania – July 1, 2014 – Today Easton Coach Company commenced service under a “Supplemental Paratransit Service” contract awarded for a term of up to five years to provide public transportation services principally within Berks County by the Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority (BARTA). BARTA services provided by Easton Coach include paratransit operations to supplement similar services provided by the transportation authority. Easton Coach has been providing these services for BARTA since 2004.
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.