Carbon County Community Transit
|Headquarters||46 East Locust Street|
Nesquehoning, PA 18240
|Service area||Carbon County, Pennsylvania|
|Service type||Bus service|
Carbon County Community Transit (CCCT) is a public transit agency providing bus service in Carbon County in the US state of Pennsylvania. The agency operates The Lynx fixed-route bus service, which connects points within the county along with the Lehigh Valley Mall, and Shared Ride paratransit service. CCCT is administered by the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA) under contract with Carbon County and is operated by Easton Coach Company.
CCCT operates The Lynx fixed-route bus service, which consists of three routes serving points in Carbon County along with the Lehigh Valley Mall. The Lynx routes operate on different days during the week. CCCT operates Shared Ride paratransit service in Carbon County for persons who are unable to use fixed-route bus service. Paratransit trips must be made through advance reservations.
The Lynx routes
CCCT operates the following Lynx routes:
|Route||Line Name||Terminals||Places Served||Notes|
|Nesquehoning/Lehigh Valley Mall||CCCT Offices||Lehigh Valley Mall||Nesquehoning, Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Carbon Plaza Mall, Palmerton, Walnutport||operates Tuesday and Thursday|
|Nesquehoning/Walnutport||CCCT Offices||Walnutport||Nesquehoning, Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Carbon Plaza Mall, Bowmanstown, Palmerton||operates Monday, Wednesday, and Friday|
|Nesquehoning/Tamaqua||CCCT Offices||Hometown Walmart||Nesquehoning, Lansford, Summit Hill, Coaldale, Tamaqua, Hometown, Hometown Farmers Market||operates Wednesday|
For The Lynx fixed-route service, the base fare is $1.50 for trips within or between Carbon and Schuylkill counties and $2.50 for trips between Carbon and Lehigh counties. Children age 5 and under with a fare-paying adult and senior citizens age 65 and over with a Senior Citizen ID or Medicare Card ride for free. Persons with disabilities ride for half fare with a PennDOT Reduced Fare Card or Medicare Card.
For the Shared Ride paratransit services, fares are distance-base and full fares range from $21.00 for trips less than 7 miles (11 km) to $50.00 for trips more than 35 miles (56 km). Self-pay consumers ride paratransit for 15% of the full fare while Carbon County Area Agency on Aging consumers ride paratransit for 5% of the full-fare. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-sponsored riders ride paratransit for 15% of the full fare with the fare not exceeding $4.59 for trips more than 14 miles (23 km).