Tips for Riding STS

Fares (Cash Only/Exact Change)

The route is divided into two zones (North & South), the fare is based on the number of zones you travel through. Check the map on the schedule to see the zones.

  • $1.00 within ZONE
  • $2.00 from one ZONE to another
  • Add $1.00 each for Route Deviation
  • FREE Transfers onto OATS, SBU and Access Allegany
  • Children under 12 ride FREE, must be accompanied by an adult 18 and older

Flag Stops

The bus can pick up or drop off at any point along the route. For a flag stop, wave to the driver as the bus is approaching. Do not approach the bus until it comes to a complete stop. 

Route Deviations

STS will deviate from the operating route up to ¾ of a mile. Schedule a route deviation by calling 585-968-0834 48 hours in advance.

Safety Tips

Seat belts are available on some STS buses for your safety. Car seats are not required on public transportation. Riders are encouraged to bring their own.

Rider Tips

Be a few minutes early to the bus stop. Bus stops are curbside at the location listed.

Transfer Stops

Olean Area Transit System (OATS) #002/#003

Grand Center Station

Salamanca Bingo Hall

NFTA Lotus Bay #76S

Irving Bingo Hall

Gaming & Entertainment

STS has regular stops at both Seneca Gaming & Entertainment locations in Irving and Salamanca. Getting to the Seneca Allegany Casino is a simple transfer to the Casino shuttle at the SG&E Salamanca location. The Casino shuttle stops at SG&E and the Seneca One Stop every 15 minutes throughout the day. STS provides a direct stop at the Casino on Saturdays.

Accessibility Services

All buses are wheelchair accessible. Personal Care Attendants ride free with individuals with disabilities. Only registered service animals are permitted.

Civil Rights Statement

The Seneca Nation of Indians is committed to providing non-discriminatory service to ensure that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in the receipt of its services on the basis of race, color, or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VI"). To request additional information about Title VI, or if you believe you have been subjected to discrimination and would like to submit a written complaint, please contact the Transit Manager at the information provided.

Americans With Disabilities Act Paratransit Policy

The Seneca Nation of Indians provides busses equipped with wheelchair lifts on its fixed routes, with route deviation by prior request, during its hours of operation Monday through Friday, 6:15am - 9:30pm and Saturday, 9:00am - 12:00am. Please call 585-968-0834 for additional information or to request route deviation service during regular working hours, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.