South Central Pennsylvania is located in the heart of the east coast. Our transportation network includes a vast network of highways, freight rail, passenger rail, and transit infrastructure. Our key highways link many of the large cities and allow for freight and people to move across the larger region.


Passenger Rail

  • Amtrak – provides high speed rail service from Harrisburg to New York on the Keytone line with stops in Middletown, Elizabethtown, and Lancaster within our region. Amtrak also runs the Pennsylvanian which provides service between New York and Pittsburgh which also has stops throughout our region.

Bus Service

  • Capital Area Transit (CAT)
  • Lebanon Valley Transit (COLT)
  • Rabbit Transit
  • Red Rose Transit

Commuter Services

Commuter services provides support to those that wish to use trains, buses, carpooling, walking, or bicycling as their primary method of transportation for work. Programs are aimed at encouraging traffic reduction and the adoption of transit options in the region. This organization provides incentives for individuals to choose transit as well as providing emergency ride options and education about how to access transit services.