People waiting at bus stop

Effective 10/1/17

Regular Cash Bus Fare………….$1.55
Transfer……………………$.40
Bayliner Trolley…………….$FREE
Courthouse Trolley…………………$.50 *
UPMC Shuttle/ Park-N-Ride………$.50 *

*(Free to Courthouse employees, Hamot employees, Erie Insurance employees and anyone with a valid college ID from Gannon University, Penn State Behrend University, Edinboro University, and Mercyhurst University)

Discount Fares:

31 Day Pass………………$49.00
20-Ride Pass…………$26.00
Tokens……………………..$1.40
5-Ride Ticket………………$7.00
Day Pass……….$3.10 (purchased on bus)

Children 4 years and under are no charge. Limit of three (3) children 4 years of age and under per fare.

Please board with exact fare. Drivers carry no money or tokens. 

Day Passes are the only product able to be purchased on the bus. All other passes are able to be purchased at our office or any retail location. See below for more information.

Retail Locations

Bus passes are also available at other area retailers. To see your options, click here.

Please note: EMTA’s office accepts cash only when purchasing passes/tokens.

Reduced Fare Program:

(with the “e” issued ID card) passengers with disabilities ride for 1/2 fare expect for the hours of 7AM-8AM & 4:30PM-5:30PM. Passengers with a Medicare Card will be issued a photo ID card will be issued a photo ID card at the “e” office at 127 E 14th Street. If applicant does not have a Medicare Card, applicant will need a qualifying agency to complete the Reduced Fare application. For more information call 814-459-8922 x 122

Reduced Transit Fare……….$ .75
Transfer……………..$ .20

See application here

Senior Citizen Program:

EMTA recommends that all seniors interested in riding the “e” for free sign up for the Senior Identification card. By showing this card you may ride any EMTA bus for free. An application can be mailed to you or you can fill one out at EMTA office, 127 E 14th Street. A proof of age is required to receive the ID card. For more information please call 814-459-8922 x 122. 

Senior Citizen (with ID card)…….$FREE

See application here