Escambia County Area Transit is a robust bus system providing service to residents in Escambia County, Florida. Established in 1950, ECAT currently has more than 1,000 stops covering 285 miles of routes with over 1.5 million annual passenger trips. ECAT is a safe, convenient, and affordable mode of transportation throughout the Pensacola area.
ECAT provides service through the fixed-route bus, seasonal Pensacola Beach trolley, UWF on-campus trolley, and ADA paratransit transportation. The fixed-route system has 20 routes that offer weekday and/or weekend service.
Facts about ECAT:
- Started service in 1950
- Employs over 125 individuals
- Provides weekday and Saturday service
We at ECAT are proud to offer service specifically for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use our fixed-route service. For ADA eligible riders wishing to travel, we provide both curb-to-curb and upon request, door-to-door transportation.
ADA Transportation certified individuals possessing an ADA identification card ride free on fixed-route buses. Please present your ADA identification card to the ECAT bus operator for a free ride.
ADA transportation is provided in accordance with a contract through Escambia County. Current service is provided through Pensacola Bay Transportation.
To schedule an ADA transportation trip call Pensacola Bay Transportation at 850-476-8130, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Cancellations must be made at least two hours before your scheduled pick-up time.