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Big 4-OH!

MCTA celebrated it's 40th Year of Service to Monroe County with an event on October 15th at 10 AM at St. Luke's Hospital

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Pocono Pony provides individual and group trips to shows and events in and around Monroe County, Monday through Friday. Seniors, 65+ and Persons with Disabilities are eligible for subsidized rates. Fares are based on mileage traveled and the rider's eligibility for fare subsidies. All buses are ADA Accessible.

Do you have a group who would like to travel to an event on Pocono Pony? Give us a call!

For more information, or to schedule your ride for any of the listed events contact the marketing team.
Tony Giudice 570-839-6282 x 425.
All riders must be registered with our Shared Ride Program.

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Pocono Pony publishes a quarterly "Entertainment Brochure." Be the first to discover shows and entertainment we are going to. If you would like to receive our "Entertainment Brochure" electronically, please notify us and we will be happy to add you to our email list. Contact Tony at 570-839-6282 x 425. We never share your personal information.

Wine Festival


at Silver Birches
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Arrive: 11:30 AM
Depart: 3:30 PM
$44 plus Transportation Cost


Featuring Joey Vincent

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Wine Tasting Demonstration with Claude Briere

12 Noon to 3 PM

Open Bar with Draft Beer, Wine and Soda.

12:30 PM

Family Style Italian Meal

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Showtime - The Joey Vincent Show has something for everyone. A musical tribute to the singers from the 30s to present day

Email Reservation by March 4, 2020 or call 570 839-6282 x 425
Transportation cost based on distance


The Market Place at Steamtown
Friday, April 24, 20
Arrive: 11:30 AM
Depart: 4 PM
$22 plus Transportation Cost


Lunch and Shopping in Scranton

Enjoy a day in Scranton, starting with lunch at the famous Cooper's Seafood House. After lunch we'll take you over to the Shops at Marketplace in downtown Scranton. Stores include: Boscov's Gertrude Hawk, Cronin's Irish Cottage, Center City Wine Cellar.

Email Reservation by March 25, 2019 or call 570 839-6282 x 425
Transportation cost based on distance



Penns Peak
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Arrive: 11:30 AM
Depart: 3:30 PM
$44 plus Transportation Cost


A Tribute to the Big Bands

11:30 AM


12 Noon

Family Style Meal

1 PM to 3:30 PM

Showtime - America’s Swing Era. Hits recorded by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie and more. Some featured performers are veterans from the named bands

Email Reservation by April 8, 2020 or call 570 839-6282 x 425
Transportation cost based on distance

All Aboard


at Hotel Anthracite
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Arrive: 10 AM
Depart: 3:30 PM
$49 plus Transportation Cost (includes train ride, tax and gratuity)


10 AM

Arrive at the Stourbridge Line in Honesdale

12:30 PM

Family Style Meal

2 PM

Showtime - the Flying Ivories - A dueling piano duo having something for everyone. From Billy Joel to Aretha Franklin; Frank Sinatra to Jerry Lee Lewis; Garth Brooks to Madonna. Fun and Entertainment

Email Reservation by May 6, 2020 or call 570 839-6282 x 425
Transportation cost based on distance

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MCTA Celebrates it's Big 4-OH!

Monroe County Transit Authority celebrated its 40th Anniversary on October 15, 2019 with an event at St. Luke’s Hospital, Lower Level Conference Room. Remarks were made by local government officials, MCTA’s Board Members, and Director.

In 1979, MCTA began public transportation service with four buses. Forty years and millions of miles later, MCTA continues to provide quality public transit service. MCTA has grown into a fleet of 15 city buses and 48 paratransit vehicles, laden with technology and safety features, that covers every mile of the county and beyond between our Fixed Route, Shared Ride, and Flex Connect services. Through these services, MCTA provides accessible mobility options for all Monroe County residents.

MCTA is pleased to share our 40th Anniversary with the community and looks forward to the next 40 years.

MCTA Staff were also at the Giant Market bus stop during the day with various promotional items.

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COVID-19 Information

Sensible Steps to Promote Public Health

From the desk of the US Senate

With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), I want to ensure you have the best available information on how to protect yourselves from contracting respiratory diseases like COVID-19.

This week, Congress took bipartisan action to assist health care providers in their work against COVID-19. An emergency appropriation of nearly $8 billion was approved and will be used to increase access to testing, pay for treatments and the development of a vaccine, and ensure an adequate supply of public health equipment. I supported the package when it passed the Senate by a 96-1 vote.

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19:
By taking the same precautionary measures you might to mitigate contracting the flu, you can decrease the risk of contracting COVID-19.

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. If you have been in China or any other country with high prevalence of the virus, such as Italy, South Korea or Iran, within the past two weeks and develop symptoms, call your doctor.

Hand sanitizers are no more effective than traditional soap and water, when they are used properly. There is no need to go out of your way to procure hand sanitizer.

There has been information circulating that N-95 facemasks can protect you from COVID-19. Unless you are already sick or a health care worker, do not buy these masks as they are crucially needed for doctors, health care professionals, and patients. Rather, follow the steps above and you will put yourself in the best position to avoid contracting COVID-19.

Travel Warnings
CDC is currently recommending that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China and South Korea. They also advise that older adults and those with chronic medical conditions consider postponing nonessential travel to Iran, Italy, and Japan. If you are traveling to Hong Kong, practice usual precautions such as those listed above. If you plan to travel internationally, regardless of your destination, it would be prudent to enroll in the State Department's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to receive important messages, updates, alerts, and travel advisories while you are out of the country.

Further Information
Experts are working diligently to understand COVID-19. Because new information is coming out every day, visit the sites below to stay informed.
The Centers for Disease Control provides updates on the virus and safety information for the public and healthcare professionals.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health provides information on the virus and safety precautions.
The State Department provides a list of travel advisories for those who are planning to fly outside of the United States.

Newsroom - From the Web, Print and TV

Dateline: Friday, April 14, 2017

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CareerLink Career Quest

Looking for a job you'll love? MCTA will be providing free fixed route bus service all day on the Blue, Red, Silver, Yellow, Orange, and Stroudsburg Circulator routes in support of CareerLink's Career Quest job fair at Northapmton Community College - Monroe Campus on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Link to Pocono Record article. Once you've found a job, be sure to visit Commuter Services of PA for transportation resources.

Community Outreach

Our marketing team is on the road to keep you informed! You can arrange for MCTA staff to visit your company or organization to provide information to your staff or customers about the many transportation services available in Monroe County. Call (570) 839-6282 x 425 to schedule your visit.

Our Marketing Team makes time to visit with many organizations throughout the county. Make yours one of them. Schedule your visit now.