LANta Employs Local Vendors

One may think of LANta in terms of its main mission, to transport riders throughout the Lehigh Valley….and you would be correct. Yet LANta’s role in our community is both deeper and wider than our core function. We are a major direct employer with 186 employees on our staff. In addition, of the more than…

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LANtaVan Application Revamped

In-Person Evaluations required for ADA Eligibility LANtaVan (formerly LANTA Metro Plus) is transportation for people who require specialized service. It is a door-to-door, shared ride service. LANtaVan provides transportation for: · The Pennsylvania Lottery sponsored “Shared Ride” transportation pro­gram. People are eligible if there is no LANtaBus fixed-route service nearby or if they have a…

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Commuter Benefit

Not many people – neither employees nor employers – are aware that the federal government has tax benefits in order to encourage employees to commute by public transit. These benefits are in the form of tax incentives for businesses to subsidize the cost of bus tickets and passes for employees that can be written off…

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LANta Awarded $14.4-Million

An upgraded garage at LANta’s Allentown headquarters and an Intermodal Transportation Center in Easton, PA, have been fully funded through federal grants announced in a visit by Federal Transit Administrator in Allentown on Tuesday, October 19. Federal Transit Administrator Peter Rogoff visited the Allentown headquarters of Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANta) Tuesday, October 19,…

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