Public Transit


Public transportation services in the region is provided by the Area Transportation Authority:

  • Operating out of Johnsonburg, PA, the Area Transportation Authority (ATA) operates a fleet of 40 fixed‐route buses and 55 para transit vehicles in serving the largest operating area of any transit provider in Pennsylvania.   ATA offers several programs including:
    • Program for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) – Registered individuals with disabilities riding on qualified demand services such as Fixed Routes with Deviation, Call‐a‐Bus and County‐Wide pay only 15 percent of the fare. Trips must be reserved at least one day in advance.
    • Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) – This service provides rides to medical care within the counties of Cameron, Elk, and McKean at no cost to the rider.
    • Free Rides for Seniors – PennDOT’s Free Transit Program for Senior Citizens is paid for by proceeds from the Pennsylvania Lottery, which sponsors this program and reimburses ATA for
      all senior rides on ATA fixed routes.
    • Discounted Fares for Youth – Youth who are 12 years age and under pay 50 percent of the regular fare. 
    • SHARED Fare for Seniors ‐ ATA’s Shared‐Ride Program for Senior Citizens enables persons 65 years of age and older to use shared‐ride, demand‐responsive services and pay only a small
      portion of the regular shared‐ride fare