• Crawford Area Transportation Authority & Venango County Transit – Partners in Transit because every trip matters

CATA Announces Holiday hours

Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays from your friends at CATA and Venango County Transit. Crawford County based public services: Friday December 23rd – Regular hours Saturday December 24th – service ends at 3:00PM Sunday December 25th – No service Monday December 26th – Regular hours   Saturday December 31st – service ends at 3:00PM Sunday […]

CATA set to “Go Live” with new scheduling software

The week of September 19th CATA will launch a new scheduling and dispatch software to aid in the growing demand for paratransit service.  “Ecolane” has been developed and deployed at over 25 transit properties in the Commonwealth.  As a joint project with the PennDOT Bureau of Public Transportation, all counties in the Commonwealth are transitioning […]

CATA welcomes Venango County Transit employees!

Venango County Transportation and the Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) have merged administrative services effective July 1, 2016. The agreement, signed earlier this year by Venango County Commissioners and the CATA Board of Directors, authorizes CATA to manage the local services including the GoBus and the shared ride service. Clients of the Venango County service, […]

Come join a Nationally Recognized, progressive team!!

The Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) is growing! We are looking for career-minded energetic individuals to join our team with immediate openings for the following positions: Human Resource Specialist Responsible for overseeing all human resource functions including ACA reporting and DOT regulations.  A bachelor’s degree in a Human Resources or equivalent degree and 5 years […]

CATA Board approves Regional Agreement with Venango County

In an effort to maintain quality public transportation services in Northwest Pennsylvania, the Counties of Clarion, Crawford, Forest, Venango and Warren began a process in 2013 to assess the public transportation systems in all 5 counties.  Through the course of 2 studies funded by the PennDOT Bureau of Public Transportation the results indicated that financial […]

CATA Announces new route connecting Saegertown and Meadville

CATA is pleased to announce the operation of a new fixed route to connect the communities of Saegertown and Meadville.  Effective August 18, 2015 CATA will provide 5 round trips per day on Tuesdays thru Saturdays.  The route will leave the Downtown Mall in Meadville and provide stops at Allegheny College, Bethesda Childrens Home, WoodCock […]

CATA to hold Advisory Board meetings on Thursday May 14th

CATA will hold 2 Advisory Board meetings on Thursday May 14, 2015.  The first meeting will be held at 9:00AM at the Titusville Senior Center at 714 E Main St Titusville and the 2nd meeting will be held at 2:00PM at the Lew Davies Community Building at 1034 Park Ave in Meadville. Both meetings are […]

CATA receives Community Service Award

On April 30th CATA was recognized by the Meadville Western Crawford County Chamber of Commerce as a recipient of the Chamber Community Service Award.  Chamber Executive Director Christa Batten stated that “anytime the Chamber has issues with transportation or needs help with events, CATA is always there, they are a great Chamber partner”  This award […]

Land Acquisition paves the way for CATA Storage and Maintenance facility

CATA is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of land in Vernon Township from the Vernon Township Volunteer Fire Department for the construction of a storage and maintenance facility. When complete this project will allow CATA to provide sheltered parking for over 20 vehicles, indoor wash facilities for buses and light maintenance facilities for preventative […]

CATA receives FTA award

CATA recently was awarded the Administrators Award for Outstanding Public Service in Rural Public Transportation by The Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The FTA gives out five of those awards nationwide each year to transit services it believes improve the mobility of Americans in rural areas and allow them better access to employment and employment services by […]