Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Lehigh Valley

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Lehigh Valley     Every year, Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15th to October 15th to celebrate Latinx Americans in culture and honoring their achievements throughout history. For example, did you know in 2021, Nuria Fernandez was the first Afro-Latina to lead the Federal Transit Administration?     In the Lehigh Valley, the Latinx population has increased in the past decade with 21% of the region’s population now identifying as…

Celebrating Black History Month

Join LANTA in Celebrating Black History Month   February marks the beginning of Black History Month where we celebrate the legacy and accomplishments of African Americans. As a transportation authority, LANTA recognizes the African Americans who made a significant impact on the transportation industry. The most popular example is Rosa Parks who is known for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man in 1955. This inspired the Montgomery Bus…