2017 Fixed Route Rider Survey: Final Report

Schuylkill Transportation System surveyed the riders of their fixed route bus service over the period July 5, 2017 to July 11, 2017. The survey was based on a standard survey developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and consists of 15 questions which address customer satisfaction, rider characteristics and patterns in service usage.

CELEBRATE “DUMP THE PUMP” JUNE 21

Help STS Celebrate the 13th Annual National “Dump the Pump” Day

STS Partners with McCann School of Business and Technology

McCann School of Business and Technology instructor Ms. Karen Damiter and McCann student, Anthony Holmes join STS fixed route driver, Monica Hummel as they take a break from partnering with STS in performing fixed route ridership surveys required by PennDOT.  A total of 275 surveys were collected on ten fixed route buses.  Many thanks to the passengers, students, drivers, instructor and McCann School of Business and Technology!

 

Below:  McCann students Bobbi Whitenight-(L); Leanna Sementilli-(C) and Jean Sattazahn-(R) review some of the surveys they collected onboard STS fixed route buses.  Students participated in collecting the surveys on July 5th, July 6th, July 7th and July 10.

STS/CACL FINANCIAL BUS WRAPS

The Schuylkill Transportation System and CACL Financial, located in Pottsville, showcase one of their three full size bus wraps.  Both STS and CACL Financial are very excited to enter into this new advertising effort.  The STS full size bus wrap is the first of it’s kind since the inception of STS transportation services in 1981.  

 

Photo (L) to (R): Jason Kostura, CACL Financial, Chief Executive Officer; Samantha Cuff, CACL Financial, Chief Finance Officer; Dave Bekisz, STS Executive Director; Francesco Mercuri, CACL Financial, Chief Operating Officer; Ed Barket, Chairman of STS Board of Directors

 

CACL FINANCIAL FULL BUS WRAP

 

Jason Kostura, CACL Financial, Chief Executive Officer and Dave Bekisz, STS Executive Director onboard STS vehicle #6161.

 

 

 

 

 

 

STS Recognizes Ed Darker for Twenty Years of Service

The Schuylkill Transportation System would like to extend congratulations to Ed Darker for his twenty years of dedicated service.  Ed holds the position of Maintenance Mechanic Foreman at STS.  Congratulations Ed!

Presenting Ed with his plaque is Dave Bekisz, STS Executive Director while Sam Detweiler, Equipment and Maintenance Manager looks on.
Presenting Ed with his plaque is Dave Bekisz, STS Executive Director while Sam Detweiler, Equipment and Maintenance Manager stands by.