Beaver County Transit Authority

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Beaver County Transit Authority
File:BCTA logo.png
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.


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)


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