Easton Coach Company Awarded Five Year Contract With Carbon County Community Transit

For Immediate Release – EASTON, Pennsylvania – July 1, 2006 – Today Easton Coach Company commenced services under a new five-year contract with Carbon County Community Transit (CCCT) to provide public transportation services within the county and to various points outside its borders.

CCCT services provided by Easton Coach include both fixed route and paratransit operations.  Easton Coach has been providing these services for CCCT since 1996 from its operational facility in Nesquehoning, PA.

“We are very proud of our 10+ year relationship with Carbon County Community Transit,” said Joe Scott, President of Easton Coach, “and we look forward to continuing to serve this community long into the future.”


About Easton Coach Company

Easton Coach Company employs 500 people in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and runs 275 vehicles in seven locations including its headquarters in Easton, Pennsylvania.  It operates a fleet of 29 motorcoaches and ten trolleys and minibuses in addition to running transit and paratransit contracts in the Lehigh Valley, Berks County, Carbon County, Hazleton, Philadelphia, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, and now in Harrisburg.  Easton Coach has been in existence since 1984 and was most recently incorporated as Easton Coach Company in 2002.  Easton Coach is a member of the American Bus Association, the United Motorcoach Association, the National Tour Association, the Pennsylvania Bus Association and the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association.  The Company is also a long-time member of the Two Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Easton Coach is affiliated through common ownership with Smith System Driver Improvement Institute, Inc., an international leader in professional driver training, and Cryogenic Transportation, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based trucking company specializing in the carriage of compressed industrial gases. Easton Coach is owned by David M. Boucher, John McFadden, Joe Scott and Mark Glatz.  Mr. Boucher is Chairman of Easton Coach, Smith and Cryogenic.

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


Contact Person:
Joe Scott President & CEO
Easton Coach Company
(610) 253-4055