25 Years of ADA

LANTA is proud to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this Sunday July 26th. The ADA has revolutionized and increased access to critical resources and services for those who need them most. In accordance with the ADA, LANTA provides ADA paratransit service to persons with disabilities on its LANtaVan service,…


Bus Tracker & Alerts

Bus Tracker Have you tried out LANta’s real-time bus tracker? It’s available on iOS, mobile browser, desktop, phone, and even by text message! You can see the estimated departure time for your specific stop, find additional stops along your route, and see where your bus currently is. Starting this week we’re going to be making the bus tracker…


Solar Powered Shelters

Nowhere to sit while waiting for a bus? Solar Shelter in Allentown Many cities have started to install solar powered bus shelters and LANta is no exception. The first one that was erected by LANta is in Allentown located at the intersection of Vultee and Lehigh Streets. This initiative is a start for LANta to…


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…


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…



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…


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,…