Cambria County Transit Authority

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Cambria County Transit Authority
(d.b.a. CamTran)
Cambria County Transit Authority logo.png

Founded July 20, 1976
Succeeded Johnstown Traction Company
Headquarters Johnstown, PA
Service area Johnstown urban area, including suburban and rural areas of Cambria County, and Windber, in Somerset County
Employees

Bus routes 25
Ridership (bus) 1,195,812 (FY 11/12)
Bus fleet 43
Bus fuel types Diesel
Diesel Hybrid
CNG

CamTran
(para-transit)
Ridership
CamTran
(para-transit) fleet

CamTran
(Johnstown Incline)
Ridership
43,670 (2015)
CamTran
(Johnstown Incline) fleet
2

Transit hub(s) CamTran Transit Center
551 E Main Street, Johnstown, PA

CamTran+ Transit Center
1226 N Center Street, Ebensburg, PA

Connecting Agencies Altoona Metro Transit (AMTRAN)
Westmoreland Transit

Governed by 8 member Board of Directors
Executive Director Rose M Lucey-Noll,
Executive Director
Official Website www.camtranbus.com
Bus Tracker CamTran Bus Tracker
(Avail Technologies)
Telephone Information (814) 535-4720

The Cambria County Transit Authority, also known as CamTran (since June, 1999), is the public transportation provider for Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The Cambria County Transit Authority began operation on July 20, 1976, however, did not begin bus operations until December 1, 1976. The Johnstown Inclined Plane was acquired April 12, 1982 for $1 from the Borough of Westmont, PA.

CamTran services include an urban route network serving Johnstown, PA; CamTran+, a rural van network servicing the Northern Cambria County; and the Johnstown Inclined Plane, having the distinction as one of the steepest vehicular inclines in the world.[1]

Routes

Urban services (Johnstown urban area)

CamTran+ services (rural-Northern Cambria County)

Other

Connecting services

  • 11 Johnstown-Latrobe: Operated by Westmoreland Transit, connecting Johnstown with Latrobe, and Pittsburgh, PA (via connections). Connections are made across the street from the CamTran Transit Center.
  • Long-distance services are also available twice daily (in each direction) on Greyhound's Pittsburgh to Harrisburg line run; and Amtrak Pennsylvanian service, once daily (in each direction) between Pittsburgh and New York City.
  • Johnstown's Greyhound and Amtrak station is located at 47 Walnut Street, in Downtown Johnstown. The station is served directly by route 18-Downtown Shuttle.
  • 9:03 AM - Amtrak 42 towards New York City
  • 11:40 AM - Greyhound 4690 towards Harrisburg
  • 3:30 PM - Greyhound 4692 towards Harrisburg
  • 3:45 PM - Greyhound 4693 towards Pittsburgh
  • 6:10 PM - Amtrak 43 towards Pittsburgh
  • 10:35 PM - Greyhound 4691 towards Pittsburgh

Facilities

  • Administrative Offices: 502 Maple Avenue, Johnstown, PA 15901
  • CamTran Transit Center: 551 Main Street, Johnstown, PA 15901
  • CamTran+ Ebensburg Office: 1226 North Center Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931

Past facilities

  • Moxham Garage: 630 and 726 Central Avenue, Moxham, PA[2]

Transit Fleet

Work in Progress August 2020

Active

2021 Gilligs are numbered 211-214, 216-219, the length breakdown is unknown.

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-107 2011 Gillig BRT 35'
(G27B102N4)
Cummins ISL9
171-173 2017 Gillig BRT CNG 35'
(G31B102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
181-188 2018 Gillig BRT CNG 35'
(G31B102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
190-191 2019 Gillig BRT CNG 29'
(G31E102N2)
Cummins Westport L9N
? 2021 Gillig BRT CNG 35'
(G31B102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
  • Two buses.
? 2021 Gillig BRT CNG 29'
(G31E102N2)
Cummins Westport L9N
  • Two buses.
215 2015 Gillig BRT CNG 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins Westport ISL G
  • Assigned to Ebensburg
512-513 4/2000 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G22B102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 40
  • Still active?
720-727 2007 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G29E102N2)
Cummins ISL
900 2010 Gillig Low Floor HEV 35'
(G30B102N4)
Cummins ISB Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
  • Livery is a special wrap, noting hybrid technology.
A76-A80 2012 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.
A81-A85 2013 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.
C26-C27 2010 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.
C28-C29 2012 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.
C30-C31 2008 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.
C161-C163 2016 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.
  • CNG Powered.
C164-C166 2016 Ford E-Series

Cutaway

  • Used on CamTran+ services.

Retired

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-107 1980 GMC RTS-03
(T7H-603)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
124-125 2001 Chance Coach AH-28 Cummins ISB 5.9
  • 124 listed for auction on Publicsurplus.com in February 2020
    • 2000 model year
    • VIN: 1C9S2HFS4YW535183
201-208 1981 Grumman Flxible 870
(35096-8)
Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison V730
220-224 1993 Flxible Metro "D"
(30096-6VTA)
301-312 1983 Neoplan USA AN440A Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747
401-402 1994 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
411-428 1966-1967 GMC TDH-3501 GMC Toro-Flow
  • 411-418 were built in 1966. 419-428 were built in 1967.
  • Assigned serial numbers 0647-0654 and 0939-0948.
  • Assumed transferred from Johnstown Traction Company in 1976.
429-430 1969 GMC TDH-3301 GMC Toro-Flow II DH478
431-432 1972-1973 GMC TDH-3302N GMC 478 Toro-Flow II
433-434 1973 GMC TDH-3302N GMC 478 Toro-Flow II
501-511 8/1999 Gillig Low Floor 35'
(G22B102N4)
Detroit Diesel Series 40
515-518 2005 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C29B102N4)
Cummins ISL
719 2007 Gillig Phantom 30'
(C29A102N4)
Cummins ISL
801-802 2008 Gillig Low Floor 29'
(G27E102N2)
Cummins ISL
91xx 1991 Gillig Phantom
  • Ex-?
  • Unknown amount of units.
  • 9104, 9108 & 9109 were auctioned off in August 2007.[3]

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