Whether it’s to work, to school, to the casino, to the mall or to the heart of downtown Erie, the “e” takes you there. Our region  has so many exciting and diverse destinations for recreation, shopping and fun, and you can get there on the e!The “e” is also complemented by the Bayliner Trolley for downtown travel, the LIFT for those needing mobility assistance. Are you ready to ride?

3009, 2016

Date Changed for Ecolane Launch

There has been a delay in the startup of our new Ecolane system.  Due to unforeseen circumstances our “go-live” date will now be sometime in November.  We here are the LIFT are working diligently to make […]

2709, 2016

eCollege Sticker Deadline: October 1st

Reminder to get your eCollege Sticker before Saturday October 1st!

Stickers are available at:
Gannon University: Information Desk in the Student Center & I.D. Card Office
Edinboro University: I.D. Card Office & SGA C-Store
Porreco College: Caretakers House
Mercyhurst […]

2609, 2016

Atttention Route 19 Bus Riders!


Attention Route 19 riders: EMTA will now operate the route using the above pictured bus. Please look for the ‘Route 19-Gannon’ decals prior to boarding. This bus will […]

2309, 2016

New ADA Paratransit Service Hours

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires transit agencies that provide fixed-route service to provide complementary paratransit service to people with disabilities who cannot use the fixed-route bus or rail service because of a disability. […]

1409, 2016

Free Securement Straps Available

EMTA will now offer FREE securement loops for riders using mobility devices.

The loops will help to improve the securement process on EMTA buses. Any interested riders can call Rob Blanchard at 814-452-3515 x 128 for […]

3008, 2016

Route 229 Detour

Route 229 Detour

Route 229 will be on an extended detour and no longer service API Technologies. The route will end at Fairview Business Park East until further notice. Thank you.

2808, 2016

EMTA Fares to Increase on 10-1-16

EMTA fares to increase 10/1/16. See below for new prices.

October 2014 was the first fare increase at EMTA in over 17 years. This year will mark the 3rd increase in EMTA’s 5 year fare-increase plan.

Fares […]

1808, 2016

Beta testers needed for new Android App

Attention Android users: EMTA is looking for beta testers for a new Android application called Trackr. Trackr lets you locate your bus in real-time and view real-time arrivals by stop. We know many of you […]

604, 2016


To better determine ADA eligibility, the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority has changed the ADA application. An electronic copy can be found at www.ride-the-e.com/programs.

The following persons with disabilities are eligible for EMTA door-to-door ADA services: