Earth Day – Volunteers

The Community Action Development Corp. (CADC) and the Lehigh Gap Nature Center will be partnering in greening projects that will have a real impact on life in Allentown. We need volunteers to help make them happen. Earth Day Tree Planing – Saturday, April 26, 2014With the help and support of the Dept. of Parks and…

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83 Buses…9 Of Them New

You may have seen more LANta diesel hybrid electric buses on the roads of the Lehigh Valley since Monday, February 24, 2014. Of the 83 buses in LANta’s bus fleet, twenty-four (24) are now the newer, lower emissions, diesel hybrid electric buses.  Each hybrid bus stands out from the non-hybrid, diesel buses with a raised…

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ROSA PARKS REMEMBERED

ROSA PARKS REMEMBERED As Black History month begins, the Allentown Chapter of the NAACP,   the Liberty Bell Museum of Allentown and the LANTA Authority Board of Directors have joined forces to honor Rosa Parks in a very special way on the 101st anniversary of her birth. LANTA has designated a “Rosa Parks seat” on each…

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A Few Good Men

LANta would like to recognize two dedicated and longtime employees who are retiring from the Authority. Denis J. Meyers, LANta Assistant Executive Director:  7.1.1975 –  1.31.2014 Denis J. Meyers, Assistant Executive Director, Development for the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA), Allentown, PA is retiring after 38 ½ years.  Meyers joined the Authority in July,…

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Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce…Community Development Award

        For more than forty years Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANta) has been an engine for community and economic development throughout the greater Lehigh Valley region. As our demographic, business and residential patterns shifted so did LANta’s response in providing bus service. Today LANta serves some five million riders a year. More than 50%…

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Armando V. Greco Maintenance Facility

October 22, 2013 was a major day in the forty-year history of Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority. The dedication of its new $14-million state-of-the-art maintenance facility was crowned by its naming for long-time Executive Director Armando V. Greco. Named LANta’s first executive director in 1977 the young Villanova University engineering graduate laid the groundwork for…

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The New Garage

In mid April, 2012, the LANTA Board of Directors, representatives of the Federal Transit Administration, PennDOT and invited guests and employees, gathered for the groundbreaking for a new garage and maintenance facility at the Allentown headquarters, 1060 Lehigh Street, Allentown.  Here it is 18 months later and the same group has been invited to a…

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