Athens Public Transit

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Area served Athens, The Plains and Chauncey in OH
Founded 1983
Fleet size 10
Number of routes 6
Ridership 316,432 (2015, annual)
Operator McDonald Transit Associates
Website athenstransit.org
Facebook @AthensTransitOH
Twitter @AthensTransitOH

Athens Public Transit is the public transportation provider to the city of Athens, Ohio and the surrounding areas. The service is operated and maintained under contract to McDonald Transit Associates since 2007.[1]

Routes

Note: Bus service does not run on Sundays, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Systems Map and Schedules

  • Southside/Eastside Crosstown (routes 2 & 3)
  • Campus/Westside Crosstown (route 4)
  • West Athens/Plains/Chauncey (routes 5 & 6)
  • Summit Loop

Connecting agencies

Athens Public Transit connects at Ohio University to goBus, a regional carrier with service to larger cities in Ohio on five routes.

Fares

Current

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 397 W. State St., Athens, OH 45701
  • E-mail: info@athenstransit.org
  • Phone: (740) 592-2727

All-time roster

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Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
209 Gillig Phantom 35' Ex-?, one bus.
0223 2002 Gillig Low Floor 29' Ex-Citilink, two buses.
1100 Athens Public Transit 1100-a.jpg 2011 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450/GC II
1300 2013 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450/GC II
1400 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450/GC II
1600-1601 Ford/Champion Bus E-450/LF Transport Two cutaway buses.
5430 1999

VIN: 2B6IB3125XK580087

5440 2002 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450

VIN: 1FDXE45FX2HB65039

5450 2003 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450

VIN: 1FDXE45F3HB58419

5462 2004 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450

VIN: 1FDXE45P34HB50684

5463 1991 Gillig Phantom 35' Detroit Diesel 6V92TA

Ex-Valley Metro (Roanoke) 9105

5464 1993 Gillig Phantom 30' Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
5465-5466 2008 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450/GC II
  • 5465 VIN: 1FD4E12P98DB56845
  • 5466 VIN: 1FD4E45P08DB56846
5470, 5475 2010 Ford/Goshen Coach E-450/GC II
9720, 9722 1997 Gillig Phantom 30' Ex-?
9800 1998 NFI D35LF Ex-?

References

  1. Locations, McDonald Transit Associates.