Who qualifies? Those 65 years of age and older.
What is the cost? It’s free.
How do I register for the program? Simply come into the "e" office at 127 East 14th Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and fill out the registration form. Your senior pass will be created for you right then and there.
Besides the form, do I need to provide anything else? Yes, you will need to bring one of the following IDs with you:
A Social Security card or Medicare card are NOT valid proof of age documents.
For more information, download the 65+ Program brochure [PDF] or call (814) 452-2801.
Passengers with Medicare Card will be issued a photo ID card at the "e" office at 127 East 14th Street and will ride for half fare.
Download the Reduced Fare Application [PDF], pick one up at the "e" office or call 452-3515 for more information.
Bike on the Bus Program makes it easy for you to transport your bicycle while riding the "e".
Where do I put my bike on the bus? Bike racks are available on regular route buses from date here through date here.
Do I load my bike on the rack? Yes. You are responsible for loading and unloading your bike. It only takes about 30 seconds to do it.
How do I know how to load it? Training is available at the "e" offices. Call (814) 452-3515 for more information/
Are there restrictions? Riders use the racks at their own risk. An adult must accompany children younger than age 12.
Are the bike racks available all year? No, Bike racks are available from April 15th to November 15th.
To better serve people with disabilities who either live in the rural area or need transportation to the rural area, the "e"/LIFT is providing discounted shared ride services for eligible residents of Erie County. The program is the Rural Transportation Program for Persons with Disabilities (PwD).
Who is eligible?
For more information download the Rural Transportation Program brochure [PDF] or call (814) 455-3330
If you or anyone in your family is a medical assistance recipient, you may be able to get help with transportation you need to get to and from medical providers. The Medical Assistance
Transportation Program (MATP) provides rides to medical care at no cost to you. You can also get mileage reimbursement if you use your own car or find someone willing to give you a ride.
For more information, download the MATP brochure or call (814) 455-3330.
The Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority provides paratransit services for eligible individuals under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
Applications are available at the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority’s offices at 127 East 14th Street, Erie, PA 16503 or by calling the ADA Administration at 814-459-4287. Applications are also available at the e/LIFT office at 825 West 18th Street Erie, PA 16502 814-455-3330.
For more information, download the ADA brochure or call (814)-459-4287
If you are 65 years of age or older, you may ride free on local mass transportation systems such as public bus, trolley, subway or commuter rail during weekday off-peak hours. Free rides are also available on weekends and holidays. Check with your local transit agency for schedules and registration requirements.
For more information, download the 65+ brochure or call (814) 455-3330.