Encouraging ridership

The last newsletter was the first article in a series that highlighted a department at LANta and reviewed cost saving efforts. Each department is doing their part, and this week we go in depth in the Marketing and Publicity Department and have found they are working diligently to achieve cost savings in through addressing certain…


When it snows

When snow and ice hits the streets, and eventually it will, driving may once again be treacherous. The Cities and PennDOT do a good job of getting out early and removing snow and treating ice, but inevitably at some point with a major, and sometimes with a minor, storm, driving gets tough. People must get…


New Garage Upgrade Progresses

If you have been by the LANTA Allentown Offices off of Lehigh Street over the past three months you would have seen construction underway for LANta’s new state-of-the-art maintenance garage. This 18-month, $13 million project is being funded by grants received from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and PennDOT.  The modern facility will improve the…


LANTA Board Meeting, December, 2012

The LANta Board of Directors met on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at the Authority offices in Allentown.  At this meeting much was discussed and committees requested various contract awards. The Authority approved the purchase of nine heavy-duty, hybrid buses for LANtaBus, the purchase of 15 para-transit vans for LANtaVan, the purchase of seven vans for…


Holiday Service hours: 2012

In observance of New Year’s Day, the following service modifications are noted for LANtaBus and LANtaVan services:  Regular service Monday, December 31st;  NO service Tuesday, January 1st; Regular service resumes Wednesday, January 2nd.Customer service office hours:Regular hours Monday, December 31st; Closed Tuesday, January 1st. Business offices, Allentown and Easton: Tuesday, January 1st, Closed  Allentown Transportation…


LANtaBus and LANtaVan Services Resume Weds

The Authority has announced that LANtaBus and LANtaVan services will resume tomorrow morning, Wednesday, October 31, 2012.  LANtaBus routes and schedules will be operated on as normal a schedule as possible given the street conditions.  Passengers concerned about their LANtaVan trip, should call the carrier. The service cancellations that occurred over the past two days are…