Operation of Three Month Service Trial
Changes Monday through Friday and Saturday Service Schedule and Stops
Cuba- Olean-Salamanca-Seneca Allegany Bus Route
Olean Area Transit System (OATS)
Effective Date: November 20, 2017
On November 20th, the City of Olean will initiate a three month service trial of changes to the OATS (Olean Area Transit System) Cuba- Olean-Salamanca-Seneca Allegany (COOS) bus route.
A Public Notice has been issued by the City of Olean, whereby the City is seeking public comment on the operation of a three-month service trial to change the Monday through Friday service schedule and to establish a Saturday only service schedule on the Cuba- Olean-Salamanca-Seneca Allegany (COOS) bus route.
The addition of one round trip to the COOS service on Mondays through Fridays and Saturdays will occur during the service trial. Weekdays, the added round trip will begin in Cuba at 11:45 a.m., arrive at the Seneca Allegany Casino (SAC) at 1:49 p.m. depart from the SAC at 2:15 p.m. and arrive in Cuba at 4:32 p.m. On Saturdays, the added round trip will begin in Cuba at 1:45 p.m., arrive at the Seneca Allegany Casino (SAC) at 3:42 p.m., depart from the SAC at 3:43 p.m. and arrive in Cuba at 5:22 p.m.
Service to the Seneca One Stop on the Oil Spring Territory will be discontinued during the service trial.
The route modifications will include the addition and deletion of bus stops. Additionally, the evening round trip from Cuba, NY, to the Seneca Allegany Casino will start in Cuba, NY at 8:00 p.m. Monday through Fridays and return to Cuba at 11:14 p.m. On Saturdays, the evening round trip will start from Cuba at 9:00 p.m. to the Seneca Allegany Casino, arriving at 10:47 p.m., and return to Cuba at 12:17 a.m.
The effective dates of the proposed service changes and operation of the three-month trial service period is from November 20, 2017 through February 17, 2018. The proposed services will operate Monday through Saturday during the trial service period.
Detailed information concerning the revisions to bus stops, scheduled bus stop times, and days of service are available on the City of Olean website at www.cityofolean.org.
Also, information concerning the proposed three-month service trial is available by contacting First Transit, Inc. the contract operator of OATS services, at 585-968-0834 or by contacting the City of Olean Department of Community Development at 716-376-5647. Detailed information about the three month service trial is available at the City of Olean website at www.cityofolean.org.