Established in 1979, Pierce Transit is headquartered in Lakewood, Wash. The company, also known as the Pierce County Public Transportation Benefit Area Corporation, provides public transportation services. The company connects various towns and cities, including Bonney Lake, Buckley, DuPont, Fife, Edgewood, Fircrest, Gig Harbor and Lakewood in the state. It also offers transportation services to Milton, Orting, Puyallup, Ruston, Steilacoom, Sumner, Tacoma and University Place in the state. Its fleet consists of more than 250 buses. The company s facilities include transit centers, bus shelters, park-and-ride lots and over 3,000 bus stops. It also offers specialized transportation for people with physical disabilities. The company s Web site provides a wide array of information, such as bus schedules, route maps, fares and discount passes.