Westmoreland County Boroughs


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Westmoreland County Boroughs

  • Westmoreland County Boroughs

    • Avonmore Manor
    • Delmont New Florence
    • Derry Mt. Pleasant
    • East Vandergrift Scottdale
    • Export Seward
    • Irwin Vandergrift
    • Ligonier Youngwood
    • New Stanton


Townships

  • Townships

    • Allegheny St. Clair
    • Bell Sewickley
    • Derry Unity
    • Hempfield Washington
    • Ligonier
    • Mt. Pleasant
    • North Huntingdon
    • Penn


Cities

  • Cities

    • Arnold Lower Burrell
    • Greensburg New Kensington
    • Jeannette Latrobe
  • Municipality

    • Murrysville


Service is also provided to eastern Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh, as well as to Cambria County.

  • Service is also provided to eastern Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh, as well as to Cambria County.





Two types

  • Two types

  • Pittsburgh Commuter

  • Local Commuter

  • Designed to meet demands of passengers traveling to and from work

  • Typically operate in the morning and afternoon only

  • Utilize Park and Ride lots

  • Travel a direct path or busway making as few stops as possible



Pittsburgh Commuter Routes

  • Pittsburgh Commuter Routes

  • Route 1F- Greensburg- Pittsburgh Flyer

  • Route 2F- Latrobe- Pittsburgh Flyer

  • Route 3F- Mt. Pleasant- Pittsburgh Flyer

  • Local Commuter Routes

  • Route 18F- Irwin- Greensburg Flyer

  • Route 20F- East Flyer



Travel throughout the day along main roads and highways

  • Travel throughout the day along main roads and highways

  • Designed to connect different parts of the county

  • Meet at the Transit Center for timed transfers

  • Serve major shopping centers and points of interest along major roadways



Route 4- Greensburg- Pittsburgh

  • Route 4- Greensburg- Pittsburgh

  • Route 5- Greensburg- Jeannette

  • Route 6- Greensburg- Irwin- Herminie

  • Route 8- Greensburg- Youngwood- New Stanton

  • Route 9- Greensburg- Derry

  • Route 12- Greensburg- New Kensington

  • Route 14- Local New Kensington

  • Route 14J- New Kensington-PSU- Pittsburgh Mills

  • Route 16- Greensburg- Mt. Pleasant



Designed to “feed into” main routes at an outlying transfer point

  • Designed to “feed into” main routes at an outlying transfer point

  • Generally use smaller buses and travel within local communities

  • Provide local service to residents of more rural communities



Route 11- Johnstown- Latrobe

  • Route 11- Johnstown- Latrobe

  • Route 15- Avonmore- New Kensington

  • Route 17- Local Scottdale



Operate only on Saturdays

  • Operate only on Saturdays

  • Designed to provide primarily leisure service along major roadways

  • Meet at the Transit Center for timed transfers



Route 4S- Greensburg- Pittsburgh

  • Route 4S- Greensburg- Pittsburgh

  • Route 5S- Greensburg- Jeannette

  • Route 9S- Greensburg- Derry

  • Route 14S- Local New Kensington

  • Route 16S- Greensburg- Scottdale





Fares:

  • Fares:

    • Base fare is $1.50 (one zone)
    • Additional zone charge is $1.50
    • Fares and zones are route-specific
      • Listed on each printed schedule




Purchase a Monthly Pass

  • Purchase a Monthly Pass

    • Offered at a 20% discount
    • Can be purchased from the 15th of the preceding month through the 5th of the month of use
    • Valid for unlimited trips for a calendar month
  • Purchase a 10-Trip Pass

    • Punch ticket- trip punched each time you ride
    • No expiration date
    • Offered at a 10% discount


Commuter Choice Program

  • Commuter Choice Program

    • Tax-free incentive
    • Options:
      • Cost of passes is set up as a pre-tax benefit
        • Employee pays no Federal or Social Security taxes on the amount deducted
      • Employers can pay any percentage of the cost of a pass, including providing them for free
    • Companies can set up a Commuter Choice account by calling 724-832-2705


Greensburg Transit Center

  • Greensburg Transit Center

    • Passes can be purchased in person with cash, check or credit card.
    • Charge by phone
    • Mail order- forms on buses and at Transit Center
  • Online

    • Go to the link on the website, www.westmorelandtransit.com


Port Authority Service Center

  • Port Authority Service Center

    • 534 Smithfield Street, downtown Pittsburgh
  • Giant Eagle Supermarkets

    • Mountain Laurel Plaza
    • Eastgate Plaza
    • Hempfield Square
    • North Huntingdon Square
    • Murrysville
    • New Kensington




Call the transit center at 1-800-221-9282

  • Call the transit center at 1-800-221-9282

    • Choose menu option 2 for schedule information
    • Transit center is staffed:
      • Monday through Friday 5:30 am- 8:30 pm
      • Saturday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
  • Visit our website at www.westmorelandtransit.com





Always pay your fare as you board the bus

  • Always pay your fare as you board the bus

    • Have exact change
  • Westmoreland Transit operates on a flag stop system

    • You do not need to be at a bus stop sign
    • You can board anywhere along the route provided it is a safe stop
    • Request an orange “Bus Hailer” from the driver or the Transit Center


When the bus is approaching your stop, use the pull cord or button above you to signal a “Stop Request” to the driver.

  • When the bus is approaching your stop, use the pull cord or button above you to signal a “Stop Request” to the driver.

  • No food or beverage is permitted on the bus





Senior Free Transit Program

  • Senior Free Transit Program

    • Made possible by funding through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
    • Offers free transportation for senior citizens ages 65 and over.
    • Senior Transit ID Cards are available at the Transit Center with proof of age.


Reduced Fare Transit Program

  • Reduced Fare Transit Program

    • Enables persons with disabilities to ride a fixed-route bus for one-half of the regular fare.
    • Applications can be obtained at the Transit Center, and require verification by a health care provider. (Exception: persons possessing a Medicare card automatically qualify).


Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)

  • Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)

    • Administered by Westmoreland Transit for Westmoreland County.
    • Funded by Department of Public Welfare
    • Provides transportation to medical appointments for Westmoreland County residents who receive medical assistance.
    • Eligible individuals must register for the program and call to schedule trips.
    • Register by calling 724-832-2706 or toll free 1-800-242-2706.


Americans With Disabilities (ADA) Complementary Paratransit Program

  • Americans With Disabilities (ADA) Complementary Paratransit Program

    • Provides service to individuals whose disability prevents them from using a fixed-route bus.
    • Provided by taxi and “mirrors” public bus service.
    • Requires application completed by individual and a health care provider.
    • Applications are reviewed by an independent agency, and eligibility is based on diagnosed disability.



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