PennDOT CATA Transit Facility

Crawford Area Transportation Authority Transit Facility

Arora Engineers, Inc. (Arora) was tasked with providing Mechanical and Plumbing, Electrical, Fire/Life Safety, and Special Systems design services for the Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA) transit support facility.


Arora’s scope of work included repurposing an existing pre-engineered building (80’ x 120’) for restrooms, offices, maintenance, and a vehicle wash bay with a new bus storage addition (86’ x 120’), which accommodates approximately 25 vehicles of varying sizes. The facility qualifies for use as both Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle storage and Code defined ‘Major Repairs’. The project satisfied PennDOT’s ‘Made In America’ guidelines. Arora’s tasks included:

  • Site and schematic building design
  • Advanced building design
  • Final building design and cost estimating
  • Construction Phase support
  • Redesign of emergency generator
  • Additional consulting during construction
  • Construction Management / Administration
  • PennDOT CATA Transit Facility

Crawford Area Transportation Authority (CATA)


Meadville, PA