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?

1008, 2017

Detour Information For Celebrate Erie

The City of Erie has granted street closure permits to Cultural, Arts, Festivals and Events of Erie for Celebrate Erie.

Beginning on Monday, August 14th at 7a State St will be closed from 3rd St to […]

1008, 2017

EMTA Fares to Increase October 1st, 2017

October 2014 was the first fare increase at EMTA in over 17 years. This year will mark the 4th increase in EMTA’s 5 year fare-increase plan which was approved by EMTA’s board.

Fares are increasing in order […]

808, 2017

Service Changes effective August 26th, 2017


708, 2017

Service Changes for Southeast Erie


Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority has restructured bus service for Southeast Erie. In efforts to grow ridership on routes 13 and 105, EMTA will consolidate the service to offer more options for […]

708, 2017

18th & State Shelter Design Contest

Green Bus Shelter Contest VOTING OPEN!

The SSJ Neighborhood Network and the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority are pleased to announce the FINALISTS for the Little Italy Green Bus Shelter Design Contest!

All entries received were […]

308, 2017

Sign-up for our Alert System

Stay in the loop! Get notified whenever EMTA posts service updates by signing up for our email/text service alert system.
1207, 2017

eCollege Stickers Now Available

Ride for free with your RED 2017-18 eCollege sticker. Stickers prove current student status. Blue 2016-2017 stickers will be accepted until the end of the year.

Stickers available at:

Gannon University: Information Desk in the Student Center […]

1206, 2017

myStop App Alert for Presque Isle Express Riders

Our real-time tracking relies on cellular data to transmit information from the bus to the mobile app. Since there are cellular coverage gaps on Presque Isle State Park, Route 33 (Presque Isle Express) real-time tracking […]

3105, 2017

EMTA to launch Presque Isle Service for Summer 2017

The Presque Isle Express is a FREE service connecting riders from West Erie Plaza to Presque Isle State Park. The route will stop at the following locations: West Erie Plaza, bus stops along West 8th Street, […]

404, 2017

Millcreek Mall bus stop to move to new location starting April 10th


Due to the construction of the new Boscov’s department store, the Millcreek Mall has notified EMTA that it will be temporarily moving the current bus stop until further notice. […]

3103, 2017

Route 4 to service Millcreek Marketplace

Effective Monday, April 17th:
Route 4 will now service the Millcreek Marketplace. This includes the new Giant Eagle. Click below for more information.

203, 2017

Select TOPS Markets to Sell LIFT ADA Tickets

Select TOPS Markets are now selling LIFT ADA Tickets. See all EMTA vendor locations below:

2712, 2016

New Tracking App Options for Android Users

Introducing ‘Trackr’, a new transit tracking app for Android users. Along with all the app features of myStop, Trackr also allows you to select multiple routes when tracking your bus and provides navigation information. Download […]

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 […]