World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Beaver County Transit Authority

Beaver County Transit Authority
Headquarters 200 West Washington Street in Rochester, Pennsylvania
Service area Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Service type Bus
Routes 7
Fleet 25
Daily ridership 3,600 (Avg daily Q1 2014)[1]
*3,300 (bus)
*300 (on demand)
Fuel type Diesel

The Beaver County Transportation Authority (BCTA) is the operator of mass transportation in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Seven routes are provided, all of which serve the southern and central portions of the county, which are incorporated into suburban Pittsburgh.


  • Routes 1
  • Fixed Route Fleet 2
  • Park & Ride Lots 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The agency provides three commuter services to Downtown Pittsburgh and four local routes to benefit area employees and shoppers.[2]

  • 1 Blue Line- Chippewa, Big Beaver, Beaver Falls, New Brighton, Rochester, East Rochester, Freedom, Conway, Economy, Baden, Harmony, Ambridge to Downtown Pittsburgh (weekdays, plus Saturday service that does not travel to Pittsburgh)
  • 2 Orange Line- Rochester, Monaca, Center, Hopewell, Aliquippa, Ambridge (Mon-Sat)
  • 3 East Green Line- Rochester, Economy to Downtown Pittsburgh (weekday rush hour)
  • 4 West Green Line- Chippewa, Center to Downtown Pittsburgh (weekday rush hour)
  • 6 Yellow Line- Rochester, Monaca, Center, Aliquippa, Hopewell (Mon-Sat)
  • 8 Red Line- Midland, Industry, Vanport, Brighton, Beaver, Rochester (Mon-Sat)
  • 11 Purple Line- Industry, Vanport, Beaver, Rochester (Mon-Sat)

Fixed Route Fleet

  • 15 MCI D4500 coaches
  • 6 Gillig low floor buses
  • 1 International Condor small transit bus
  • 3 New Flyer SR600 low floor buses

Park & Ride Lots

  • Ambridge- 160 spaces (Routes 1 & 3; plus Port Authority Route 14)
  • Chippewa Central Square- 240 spaces (Routes 1 & 4)
  • Expressway Travel Center (Center Township)- 201 spaces (Routes 2, 4, & 6)
  • Northern Lights Shopping Center (Economy)- 100 spaces (Routes 1 & 3)
  • Rochester Transit Center- 73 spaces (Routes 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, & 11)


  1. ^
  2. ^ BCTA Schedules

External links


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.