APRIL 26, 2013
The Endless Mountains Transportation Authority is offering for sale by sealed bid a 2002 Toyota Corolla 4 door sedan with around 152,000 miles. Minimum Bid on this vehicle is $1,800.00. Bids will be accepted from 4/22/13 until 5/3/13 at 4:00 PM. Send Sealed Bids to the Endless Mountains Transportation Authority 27824 Route 220 Athens, PA 18810 ATTN: Sealed Bid. For bid results send a self addressed stamped envelope. Terms of sale: Cash or Certified check. Vehicles are to be paid for and removed from EMTA property within 48 hours of notification. Vehicles will have the title transferred to the winning bidder on the day of pick up. Failure to pay for and pick up vehicle in time will result in loss of bid award. All sales are final and vehicles are sold in “AS IS” condition with no warranty. The purchaser releases the Endless Mountains Transportation Authority from liability connected to the transportation or use of these vehicles.
EXTRA BLUE BUS ADDED APRIL 5, 2013
Due to anticipated increased ridership on the Blue Bus fixed route to the Lycoming Mall (Pa. Outdoor Expo), two buses will be used on Friday, April 5, 2013.
VEHICLES UP FOR BID:
The Endless Mountains Transportation Authority is offering for sale by sealed bid two (2) 2002 Toyota Corolla 4 door sedans with around 155,000 miles. Minimum Bid on these vehicles is $1800.00. Also for sealed bid is a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan wheel chair conversion van with 205,224 miles. Minimum bid on this vehicle is $2500.00. Bid will be accepted from 1/15/13 until 1/25/13 at 4:00 PM. Send Sealed Bids to the Endless Mountains Transportation Authority 27824 Route 220 Athens, PA 18810 ATTN: Sealed Bid. Be sure to identify which vehicle you are bidding on. For bid results send a self addressed stamped envelope. Terms of sale: Cash or Certified check. Vehicles are to be paid for and removed from EMTA property within 48 hours of notification. Vehicles will have the title transferred to the winning bidder on the day of pick up. Failure to pay for and pick up vehicle in time will result in loss of bid award. All sales are final and vehicles are sold in “AS IS” condition with no warranty. The purchaser releases the Endless Mountains Transportation Authority from liability connected to the transportation or use of these vehicles.
FIXED ROUTE SCHEDULE
Endless Mountains Transportation Authority has announced the following Blue Bus fixed routes will operate Tuesday, Oct. 30:
Route 10 (Towanda/Wysox/Valley): Normal schedule beginning at 10 a.m.
Route 15 (Dushore/Towanda): Normal schedule beginning at 10 a.m.
Route 30 (Wellsboro/Mansfield/Blossburg): Normal schedule beginning at 10 a.m.
Route 45 (Westfield/Wellsboro): Afternoon run only.
Route 25 (Wyalusing): Will not operate today.
PHONE LINES, OCT. 30, 2012
Due to phone outages at Endless Mountains Transportation Authority's main office in Athens Township, passengers are asked to call the Mansfield office at (866) 242-3484 or (570) 659-5330 for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, for any questions, information or reservations.
SERVICE DURING HURRICANE SANDY
Service is canceled through at least 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. At 9:00 a.m., Oct. 30, an announcement will be made concerning service for the rest of the day. For further information check this page often or contact us at 570-888-7330
** UPDATED ** (Sept. 18, 2012) Wheelchair vans up for bid
EMTA is offering for sale by sealed bid. Three (3) 2007 Dodge Grand Caravans and four (4) Dodge Caravans. All vehicles are well over 200,000 miles and have been used for comercial use. Interested parties will submit a $500.00 minimum sealed bid by vehicle number to Jean Terrell: EMTA 27824 Route 220 Athens, PA 18810 no later than 4:00 p.m., September 28, 2012. Vehicles may be inspected Monday through Friday 6:00 am to 600 pm. No Phone Calls will be accepted.
EMTA acknowledges phone problems to Tioga County office
MANSFIELD (June 27, 2012) – An Endless Mountains Transportation Authority representative has stated there have been numerous reports of customers experiencing problems when attempting to call the EMTA base in Mansfield, Route 15.
According reports, phone calls to EMTA’s (Tioga County) toll-free number, 1-866-242-3484, has the line going dead, extended rings with no answers, or difficulty hearing on either incoming or outgoing phone line.
EMTA’s Information Technology Department has contacted Frontier, the phone carrier for that number, and Frontiers has reported it is a call-routing problem from various third-party long distance carriers into rural areas such as Mansfield.
It is asked if consumers continue to experiences difficulties with EMTA’s toll-free Tioga County office number, they are to follow the steps suggested by the FCC:
How do I report these problems?
What information do I need to report these problems?
EMTA’s other office number in Tioga County, which is not toll-free, is: (570) 659-5330.
EMTA apologizes in advance for any inconvenience consumers may be experiencing.
NEW ROUTE 10 SCHEDULE NOW ONLINE
New Route 10 Blue Bus schedule effective April 30th
ATHENS – Officials at the Endless Mountains Transportation Authority are pleased to announce the latest revision to its Route 10 Blue Bus fixed route.
The route will feature three individual runs catering to the needs of those who use public transportation in the Valley, Towanda/Wysox communities and commuters between the two areas. In addition, an expanded “work express” schedule has been added.
The new and improved Route 10 Blue Bus schedule will go into place beginning Monday, April 30, 2012.
Work Express: Every half-hour between 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Among the features built into the Route 10 schedule are morning and afternoon “work express” runs to and from Towanda and Valley locations.
There have been expanded hours for commuters working at locations such as Dupont, GTP and Robert Packer Hospital.
Valley Loop: Leaving EMTA, Route 220, every hour on the hour between 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Valley Loop will travel north, clockwise, beginning at the EMTA base, Route 220, Greens Landing, to Route 199/Main Street and then to Elmira Street stopping at various business locations. The loop will then continue to Elizabeth Square in Waverly, N.Y. and then make its way south to locations in Sayre including downtown and Robert Packer Hospital and then to Keystone Avenue and to Main Street in Athens. The loop will then restart again at the EMTA base.
Included among the stops will be Chemung View, Page Manor and Keystone Manor.
Towanda/Wysox Loop: Leaving the Progress Building going to Wysox every hour on the hour / leaving the Progress Building going to N. Towanda every hour on the half hour between 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Towanda/Wysox Loop will begin from the EMTA terminal at the Progress Building in Towanda to the Dandy Mini Mart (former Wysox General Store, routes 6/187) and then return to the Progress Building where it will travel along Main Street, Towanda, to locations in North Towanda. It will then return to downtown Towanda and restart the loop from the Progress Building to Wysox.
Included among the stops will be Colonial Towers/Terrace, Bradford Towne Center, Ben Franklin’s, Hurley’s Plaza.
Towanda/Valley Connector: Leaving the Progress Building every hour on the half hour heading north to the Valley between 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Towanda/Valley Connector will travel between the Valley (Robert Packer Hospital/Guthrie Clinic; Walmart) to locations in North Towanda and Towanda and then reverse at certain times during the day. During other times, the route will only extend as north to the EMTA base in Greens Landing where passengers can transfer to the Valley Loop.
SHARED RIDE REMINDER
Passengers must call in their respective reservations for EMTA's Door-to-Door Shared Ride programs by 9 a.m. the business day before.
EFFECTIVE MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2011: The following are the days EMTA will travel for medical appointments only outside EMTA's three-county coverage area:
Remaining the same will be:
Passengers are asked to make their respective drop-off times between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. All reservations must be made by 9 a.m. the business day before.
Bradford & Sullivan County Routes
Tioga County Routes