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Amtran retires GMC New Looks

Monday, June 25, 2018 | Categories:
40-year old buses are retired in Altoona, PA. Six are being donated to restoration organizations.

Compressed Natural Gas Buses for AMTRAN

New buses now in service

Sunday, June 17, 2018 | Categories:
Amtran is moving to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) with six new buses entering service in June with another ten new CNG buses arriving in October.

Added Trip from Downtown to Ivyside Campus

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 | Categories:
5:20 Flash from downtown to Penn State Altoona

Bus Service Changes

Changes to #5 Pleasant Valley, #8 Hollidaysburg, new route #9 Lakemont

Monday, March 6, 2017 | Categories:
Amtran made changes to two existing bus routes (#5 Pleasant Valley and #8 Hollidaysburg) plus a new route #9 Lakemont. The changes began on April 10.

Fare Increase

Friday, April 15, 2016 | Categories:
Amtran has announced plans for a fare increase. The proposal is to increase the base fare five cents per year for the next five years. The first proposed increase will take place July 1 going from $1.50 to $1.55 for a one-way adult fare. Amtran’s last fare increase was four years ago.

Smart Bus Project

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 | Categories:
After years of planning and procurement, design and development, AMTRAN demonstrated its Smart Bus Project in actual use on April 15.

AMTRAN options Roaring River Mills

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 | Categories:
On September 19, AMTRAN’s Board of Directors made an option offer on the Roaring River Mills property directly across 5th Avenue from their bus garage near Mansion Park.