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 – from Erie to Edinboro – 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 and the Water Taxi for travel to and from Presque Isle State Park.Are you ready to ride?

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  • ‘Cultural Loop’ Pilot Extended

    Service will continue to run Saturdays from 5PM-11PM on a thirty minute loop.

  • EMTA to Launch Pilot ‘Edinboro Loop” Service

    EFFECTIVE JUNE 2, 2015: EMTA to launch pilot ‘Edinboro Loop’ Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am-4pm.

    Loop with service key destinations in Mckean, Washington, and the Borough townships; Ft. Francis Xavier Senior Apartments, Giant Eagle, Walker Road, CVS Pharmacy, Edinboro University, Lakeside Commons Shopping Plaza, Edinboro Library, Highland Village Senior Apartments, and Walmart.

     

    EMTA will post ‘Edinboro Loop’ schedules on the bus, key destinations around loop service area, and on the EMTA website. Scheduling information is also available by calling the customer service line at 814-452-3515.

     

    EMTA will continue to run two round trips on Route 14 Monday-Saturday. Route 14 services transportation between Erie, Mckean, Washington, the Borough townships. Route 14 will increase service when Edinboro University is in session.

     

    EMTA fares are $1.25 for a one-way fare and .25 cents to transfer. EMTA offers discount passes at $40 for unlimited rides for 31 days, 20-ride pass at $20, 5-ride pass at $5.40, and bus tokens for $1.10. EMTA has many locations around Erie county that sells our product, a complete list can be found on our website (www.ride-the-e.com). EMTA fare boxes are unable to create change, please pay with the exact amount.

     

    EMTA allows seniors ages 65 and over to ride all EMTA buses for free with an “e” issued Senior Identification card. Persons with disabilities ride for ½ of fare (60 cents one-way, 10 cents to transfer) with an “e” issued identification card. Passengers who carry a Medicare card with be issued reduced fare card when signing up. For more information on how to sign up for these programs please call 814-459-8922.

     

    View the schedule: http://www.ride-the-e.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/EDINBORO-LOOP-FINAL.pdf 

  • Schedule Changes: 6-6-15

    Bayliner Trolley:

    • Operating Monday- Friday
    • 6:20 am- 6:30 pm 

    Route 31/32:

    • Route change. Traveling to Wegmans/Walmart/Fortis before West County Library

    Route 11:

    • Now servicing Harborcreek Senior Apartments

    Rt. 14:

    • Now pulling into Tri Tech

    Route 21/28:

    • Last trip on 21 now going to Giant Eagle

     

    Schedules for these route changes can be found on the dedicated bus operating the route, by visiting the EMTA website, EMTA offices, and in every bus shelter. Scheduling information is also available by calling the customer service line at 814-452-3515.

  • Bus Schedules

    Bus schedules can be found at our two office locations (127 E. 14th Street and 208 E. Bayfront Parkway). Every bus shelter lists the entire system for your convenience. Also remember scheduling information can be answered by viewing the “Routes and Fares” tab on our website or by calling the Rideline at 814-452-3515. Get on board and thanks for riding the e!

  • Day Passes

    DAY PASSES: it is VERY important to alert the driver BEFORE you insert your money that you need a day pass.

    The drivers need to select a button before the money is interested in order for the fare-box to generate a valid day pass ticket.