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New Castle Area Transit Authority

New Castle Area Transit Authority
Founded 1959
Headquarters 315 E. Washington St
New Castle, Pennsylvania
Service area Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Service type Bus
Routes 17
Fuel type Diesel
Website newcastletransit.org

New Castle Area Transit Authority is a public transportation service located in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. It provides inter-city bus and paratransit service to select communities within the county. Because the region is located within the metropolitan (but not the urban) area of Pittsburgh, service is provided to the downtown area.

Connections can no longer be made to Youngstown's Western Reserve Transit Authority. The western end point of the New Castle system is on Route 91, on U.S. 422 at the Country Manor Social Hall at the Ohio/Pennsylvania border [1], about 3 miles from the easternmost point in the WRTA system (Route 32 Wilson-Struthers, U.S. 422 at Struthers-Liberty Road). [2] The New Castle system formerly served the nearby Lincoln Knolls Plaza and made a direct connection with the WRTA route, but New Castle buses no longer enter Ohio. [3]

Route list

All routes[1] run Monday though Saturday and terminate at the Downtown New Castle transfer center, unless otherwise noted.

  • 1- Highland Avenue/Jefferson Street- serves New Castle city
  • 2- North City/Neshannock Township- serves New Castle city, Neshannock Township (Northwest New Castle)
  • 3- Union Township/Westgate Plaza- serves New Castle city, Union Township (Oakwood), Westgate & Union Shopping Centers
  • 4- Westside/Mahoningtown- serves New Castle city, Bessemer, Union Township (Oakland)
  • 5- Southside- serves New Castle city
  • 6- Cascade Park/Lawrence Village- serves New Castle City, Shenango Township, Lawrence Village Shopping Plaza
  • 7- Croton Avenue/Lower Eastside- serves New Castle city, Hickory Township
  • 8- Gaston Park/Upper Eastside- serves New Castle City, Shenango Township
  • 11- Jefferson Street- serves New Castle city
  • 71- Pittsburgh Service- New Castle city, Slippery Rock Township, Portersville, Jackson Township to Downtown Pittsburgh
  • 72- New Castle Circulator (1 bus each direction, Mon-Fri)- serves New Castle City, Shenango Township, South New Castle, Taylor Township, Bessemer, Union Township, Neshannock Township, Wilimington Township, New Wilmington
  • 75- New Wilmington/Volant/Grove City- serves New Castle city, Neshannock Township, Wilmington Township, New Wilmington, Volant, Grove City Factory Outlets
  • 76- New Castle/Ellwood City- serves New Castle city, Westgate & Union Shopping Centers, Wayne Township, Ellwood City, Ellport, Franklin Township, Franklin Shopping Plaza
  • 81- Iron Mountain/Boyers (Mon-Fri, rush hour)- New Castle city, Hickory Township, Scott Township, Slippery Rock, Slippery Rock Township to Iron Mountain Facility
  • 91- Harbor Landing/School of Trades/Villa Maria- serves New Castle city, Union Township, Union Shopping Plaza, Mahoning Township, Pulaski Township, New Castle School of Trades
  • 92- Ellwood City Circulator (does not serve Downtown New Castle; 1 bus each direction, Mon-Fri)- serves New Castle Transit Garage, Shenango Township, Wayne Township, Ellwood City, Ellport, Franklin Township, Franklin Shopping Plaza, Perry Township
  • 93- Wampum Circulator (does not serve Downtown New Castle; 1 bus each direction, Mon-Fri)- serves New Castle Transit Garage, Wampum, New Beaver, North Beaver Township, Mahoning Township, Wilmington Township, New Wilmington, Hickory Township, Shenango Township

Park & Ride Lots (for Pittsburgh Service)

References

  1. ^ New Castle Area Transit Routes

External links

  • newcastletransit.org
  • Shawn Bennear's History Of New Castle Area Transit Authority
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