TAWC = INNOVATIVE TRANSPORTATION
|The Transit Authority Of Warren County (TAWC) was organized in 1979 and began providing public transportation bus service
on September 2, 1980.
Mission Statement ~ "Within the constraints of public policy and funding, the mission of the Warren County Transit
Authority is to provide safe, timely and economical public transportation to the people of Warren County." Take our Rider Survey!
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Visit the Northwest Commission Webpage to see what is happening with transportation in the Northwest area.
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About TAWC Services
|The variety of transportation services provided by TAWC
is designed to meet the needs of as many citizens of Warren
County as possible. Improvements to the existing services
are always being considered. Whether young or old, rich or
poor, ambulatory or disabled, all TAWC services are open to
the public. Join the thousands of people who are discovering
the comfort and economical convenience of using the TAWC system.
What transportation services can we provide to you?
| FIXED-ROUTE SERVICE
With the cost of fuel increasing we have modified our
fixed route to eliminate duplication and provide more
frequent service to our loyal patrons. Our routes can
now be summarized by:
We have the Sheffield-route that travels via Conewango
Towers, Pennsylvania Avenue and Madison Avenue. The Youngsville-route
travels via Warren General, Blair, Rouse Avenue and Youngsville
The North/South Route travels via Market Street and Conewango
Avenue to the VA Clinic and South to Pleasant Township
via Warren General.
The bus fare is just $1.00! Senior citizens, age 65+, ride
free. Discount TAWC tickets are also available. Children
6 to 12 years - $ .50. Children under 6 ride for free
with an escort. Children to or from Warren County High
Schools or to or from the Warren C.A.R. Pool or Brokenstraw
Valley Pool - $ .25.
The TAWC fixed-route buses offer an easily accessible
entry for all passengers needing greater access. These
buses are low floor buses with kneeling capability.
This door-to-door service system is a service that will pick you up at your door and return you to your door at
the end of your trip, in accordance with daily schedules. This service is available to residents throughout Warren
You must call our office at least one working day in
advance before 2:00 pm to reserve your seat, (pending available seating). Trip reservations
can be made one week in advance, two weeks for medical
The bus will take you to senior centers, medical appointments,
visiting, shopping or just for a day out.
TAWC buses are available to the handicapped. The buses
are lift-equipped for passengers in wheelchairs or who
have difficulty with steps. If you need to use this feature
please tell the dispatcher at the time you reserve your
Passengers are encouraged to obtain an escort if they need assistance getting to or from the TAWC bus.
|COMPLIMENTARY PARATRANSIT SERVICE
The Americans With Disabilities Act requires public transit
agencies to provide accessible bus service to persons
Complimentary Paratransit service provides a bus with
a wheelchair lift that goes directly to your home and
takes you where you want to go, within a specified area.
This service is provided ONLY if you have a disability
that prevents you from using a Fixed-Route accessible
bus. If you need an escort for assistance, your escort
rides for just $.75. The bus fare for this service is
here to download the Request for Certification of ADA
Eligibility. Once you've downloaded and printed
it, simply complete the application and return it to us.
|PERSONS with DISABILITIES (PwD)
The PwD program is available for qualified persons living
outside the fixed-route system with a disability defined
by the Americans with Disabilities Act. To better serve
people with disabilities living in rural areas TAWC is
providing discounted shared-ride services for eligible
residents in all of Warren County.
here to download the Eligibility and Registration Form.
Once you've downloaded and printed it, simply complete
the application and return it to us.
|MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
This special program provides medical transportation
services to eligible persons in need. Transportation is
provided by TAWC for persons with an eligible ACCESS card
and upon verification of need. This service will be provided
directly or through mileage reimbursement. The PA Department
of Public Welfare determines eligible persons. You
can download the application, print it out and mail it
to us. Click
here to download the application.
|SENIOR IDENTIFICATION CARDS
Senior citizens age 65+ are eligible to receive a Senior
Citizen Identification Card. Obtaining a card is simple.
You can call the Transit Authority at 723-1874 and we
will send you an application. Simply fill out the application
and send it back to us with a copy of the required proof
of age, and we will send your card out immediately.
You can also download the application, print it out
and mail it to us. Click
here to download the application.
You can also visit our office at 42 Clark Street in Warren,
fill the application out right there, and receive your
Please remember that you MUST provide proof of age in
order to receive your card. The following documents may
be used as proof of age:
- Birth Certificate
- Baptismal Certificate
- PACE Card
- Statement from Social Security Administration
- Armed Forces Discharge Papers
- Resident Alien Card
- Passport/Naturalization Papers
- PA Identification Card
- Photo Motor Vehicle Operator's License
You can use your card for only $.75 a trip on any of our
You can use your card for FREE service on our Fixed-Route
We want to remind you that your Shared-Ride bus transportation
is provided under the Pennsylvania Lottery's Transit Program
for Senior Citizens. Experience Incorporated provides
a local required match. Senior citizens and escorts are
required to pay $.75 per trip for this service. There are
no tax dollars involved. You have earned the right to
take advantage of this program, which was created exclusively
for you. By using the service you help to insure the programs
continued existence. The free transit program for senior
citizens on the Fixed-Route is FREE at all times.
The Transit Authority Of Warren County WANTS TO THANK
YOU FOR YOUR expressed interest in our services. If you
are a veteran bus rider we want to thank you for your
support. If you have never ridden the buses, we encourage
you to do so. As you can see, there are a number of services
available, one of which is right for you. We welcome your
questions, concerns, or suggestions.
|RULES OF THE ROAD
- Persons using the Fixed-Route service should go to
a designated bus stop to board the bus.
- A person using the Fixed-Route service may get off
the bus at places other than the bus stops if the driver
feels it is safe.
- Please arrive at your bus stop at least five minutes
ahead of the scheduled time.
- Please have exact change - drivers do not make change.
- Please! No eating or smoking on the bus. Drinks are
permitted with a secure bottle top.
- Please stay seated while the bus is moving
- Please - no talking to the driver while the bus is
- Please no loud music, profanity, fighting, being obnoxious,
or other disturbing behavior including lack of personal
- When traveling with an infant hold the child in your
lap. Older children should be secured if a seat belt
is available. If you have a stroller, fold it and do
your best to keep it out of the way of other passengers.
Only strollers that fold are permitted on the buses.
- TAWC reserves the right to deny service to persons
who do not follow the rules or who cause other problems
which may affect the safety or well being of the TAWC
buses, drivers or its passengers. Thank you for your
consideration of these 'rules of the road'.
- Fixed-Route Service operates Monday through Saturday
- Shared-Ride Service operates Monday through Friday
- No service on Sundays or the following holidays:
- New Years
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
- Christmas Day
TAWC does exercise its operations for your safety. Service
may be interrupted and or cancelled due to weather conditions!