County Bus provides daily service to OCC
The Bus Stops Here!
The Port Jervis Human Services Transportation Network has been expanded to include a new stops at SUNY Orange's Middletown campus. The transportation network provides bus services to and from Middletown for human service related appointments, employment, or vocational training, and certain medical services.
During the fall semester, the bus will stop at SUNY Orange Middletown on a daily basis while the college is in session.
The revised schedule is available at the County Offices, located at 150 Pike Street and online at www.orangecountygov.com (link opens in new window). Hours for the Human Services Transportation Network are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
"As a retired teacher, I am a firm believer in the value of education," said County Executive Edward Diana. "It opens doors, provides opportunity, and helps to build brighter futures. I hope Port Jervis residents will make good use of the new bus service to the college."
Orange County Legislator Dennis W. Simmons, City of Port Jervis Mayor Russell Potter, and Town of Deerpark Supervisor Karl Brabenec, the DSS, ETA, SUNY Orange, and County Executive Edward Diana are working together to strengthen availability to essential human services and offer access to higher education for residents in Port Jervis and the surrounding communities.
With stops conveniently located throughout Port Jervis and Middletown, residents of the City of Port Jervis and the surrounding areas can access transportation services to and from SUNY Orange Middletown and major human service centers throughout Middletown. "Far too often, we hear from our residents in Port Jervis that transportation is the greatest barrier to higher education. We are optimistic that the expansion of the transportation network will enhance educational opportunities for our residents" said Legislator Simmons.
"We are truly excited to offer this opportunity to our residents in a city that has always encouraged educational advancement through our community college," said Mayor Potter. "I encourage our residents in need of transportation to check out the Human Services Transportation Network."
"We are very happy that Orange County is providing this new transportation service to the residents of Deerpark and Port Jervis. This new initiative will make it easier for the people of western Orange County to take advantage of critical services and educational opportunities," said Supervisor Brabenec.
The Port Jervis Human Services Transportation Network is operated under contract by Visconti Bus Service. For additional information on how to access the transportation network, please call Lydia Mowry at 291-4417.