Easton Coach Company Awarded Second Five-Year Contract by BARTA

For Immediate Release – EASTON, Pennsylvania – July 28, 2009 – Today Easton Coach Company was notified that it was awarded a five year “Supplemental Paratransit Service” contract 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 from its facility in Reading, PA.

“We are very proud of our first five years of serving the Berks Area Transportation Authority,” said Joe Scott, President of Easton Coach, “and we are very pleased that BARTA has elected to renew our relationship for another five year term.  We look forward to continuing to serve this community long into the future.”


About Easton Coach Company

Easton Coach Company employs over 600 people in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and runs 365 vehicles in eight locations including its headquarters in Easton, Pennsylvania.  It operates a fleet of 26 motorcoaches and ten trolleys and minibuses in addition to running transit and paratransit contracts in the Lehigh Valley, Berks County, Lancaster County, Carbon County, Hazleton, Philadelphia, and Hunterdon County, New Jersey.  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.

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



Joe Scott

President & CEO

Easton Coach Company

(610) 253-4055



Easton Coach Company