Public Transportation in Massachusetts 

The MBTA and 15 Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) provide fixed route and paratransit service in communities across the state. The map and list below show which cities and towns are within the service areas of each RTA, as well as which cities and towns are served by the MBTA.

Regional Transit Authority Map and Legend
Map Updated September 2013

List of Service Areas by Town and City

Scroll down or click on these links to get contact information for your transit authority and to see which towns are covered by each service:

MBTA

The RIDE

MBTA commuter rail

Berkshire RTA (BRTA)

Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)

Cape Ann Transit Authority (CATA)

Cape Cod RTA (CCRTA)

Franklin RTA (FRTA)

Greater Attleboro-Taunton RTA (GATRA)

Lowell RTA (LRTA)

Merrimack Valley RTA (MVRTA)

MetroWest RTA (MWRTA)

Montachusett RTA (MART)

Nantucket RTA (NRTA)

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA)

Southeastern RTA (SRTA)

Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA)

Worcester RTA (WRTA)

 

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Phone: 617-222-3200
TTY: 617-222-5146

MBTA fixed route service serves Eastern Massachusetts. Visit www.mbta.com for more information.

THE RIDE (paratransit for the MBTA)
Phone: 617-222-5123
TTY: 617-222-5415

  • Arlington
  • Bedford
  • Belmont
  • Beverly
  • Boston
  • Braintree
  • Brookline
  • Burlington
  • Cambridge
  • Canton
  • Chelsea
  • Cohasset
  • Concord
  • Danvers
  • Dedham
  • Dover
  • Everett
  • Hingham
  • Holbrook
  • Hull
  • Lexington
  • Lincoln
  • Lynn
  • Lynnfield
  • Malden
  • Marblehead
  • Medfield
  • Medford
  • Melrose
  • Middleton
  • Milton
  • Nahant
  • Needham
  • Newton
  • Norwood
  • Peabody
  • Quincy
  • Randolph
  • Reading
  • Revere
  • Salem
  • Saugus
  • Sharon
  • Somerville
  • Stoneham
  • Swampscott
  • Topsfield
  • Wakefield
  • Walpole
  • Waltham
  • Watertown
  • Wellesley
  • Wenham
  • Weston
  • Westwood
  • Weymouth
  • Wilmington
  • Winchester
  • Winthrop
  • Woburn

 

MBTA commuter rail
MBTA commuter rail lines serve Eastern Massachusetts north, south, and west of Boston, with lines running to Fitchburg, Franklin, Haverhill, Kingston, Lakeville, Lowell, Needham, Newburyport, Plymouth,  Rhode Island, Rockport, Scituate, Stoughton, and Worcester.

Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA)
Phone: 1-800-292-BRTA
TTY: 413-499-2782

  • Adams
  • Alford
  • Becket
  • Cheshire
  • Clarksburg
  • Dalton
  • Egremont
  • Florida
  • Great Barrington
  • Hinsdale
  • Lanesborough
  • Lee
  • Lenox
  • Monterey
  • Mount Washington
  • North Adams
  • Otis
  • Pittsfield
  • Richmond
  • Sheffield
  • Stockbridge
  • Washington
  • Williamstown
  • Windsor

Brockton Area Transit Authority (BAT)
Phone (Fixed Route): 508-588-1000
Phone (Paratransit): 508-588-2240
TTY: 508-580-0873

  • Abington
  • Avon
  • Bridgewater
  • Brockton
  • East Bridgewater
  • Easton
  • Stoughton
  • West Bridgewater
  • Whitman

Cape Ann Transit Authority (CATA)
Phone: 978-283-7916

  • Essex
  • Gloucester
  • Ipswich
  • Rockport

Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority (CCRTA)
Phone: 1-800-352-7155
TTY: 1-800-439-0183

  • Barnstable
  • Bourne
  • Brewster
  • Chatham
  • Dennis
  • Eastham
  • Falmouth
  • Harwich
  • Mashpee
  • Orleans
  • Provincetown
  • Sandwich
  • Truro
  • Wellfleet
  • Yarmouth

Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA)
Phone: 413-774-2262

  • Ashfield
  • Bernardston
  • Blandford
  • Buckland
  • Charlemont
  • Chester
  • Chesterfield
  • Colrain
  • Conway
  • Cummington
  • Deerfield
  • Erving
  • Gill
  • Goshen
  • Greenfield
  • Hawley
  • Heath
  • Huntington
  • Leyden
  • Middlefield
  • Montague
  • Montgomery
  • New Salem
  • Northfield
  • Orange
  • Petersham
  • Phillipston
  • Plainfield
  • Rowe
  • Russel
  • Shelburne
  • Shutesbury
  • Southampton
  • Southwick
  • Warwick
  • Wendell
  • Westhampton
  • Whately
  • Worthington

Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)
Phone: 1-800-483-2500
TTY: 508-824-7439

  • Attleboro
  • Bellingham
  • Berkley
  • Carver
  • Dighton
  • Duxbury
  • Foxborough
  • Franklin
  • Hanover
  • Kingston
  • Lakeville
  • Mansfield
  • Marshfield
  • Medway
  • Middleborough
  • Norfolk
  • North Attleboro
  • Norton
  • Pembroke
  • Plainville
  • Plymouth
  • Raynham
  • Rehoboth
  • Scituate
  • Seekonk
  • Taunton
  • Wareham
  • Wrentham

Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA)
Phone (Fixed Route): 978-452-6161
Phone (Paratransit): 978-459-0152
TTY: 1-800-439-2370

  • Acton
  • Billerica
  • Carlisle
  • Chelmsford
  • Dracut
  • Dunstable
  • Groton
  • Lowell
  • Maynard
  • Pepperell
  • Tewksbury
  • Townsend
  • Tyngsborough
  • Westford

Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA)
Phone: 978-469-6878

  • Amesbury
  • Andover
  • Boxford
  • Georgetown
  • Groveland
  • Haverhill
  • Lawrence
  • Merrimac
  • Methuen
  • Newburyport
  • North Andover
  • Salisbury
  • West Newbury

MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA)
Phone: 1-888-996-9782
TTY: 508-935-2242

  • Ashland
  • Dover
  • Framingham
  • Holliston
  • Hopkinton
  • Marlborough
  • Natick
  • Sherborn
  • Southborough
  • Sudbury
  • Wayland
  • Wellesley
  • Weston

Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (MART)
Phone: 1-800-922-5636

  • Ashburnham
  • Ashby
  • Athol
  • Ayer
  • Bolton
  • Boxborough
  • Fitchburg
  • Gardner
  • Hardwick
  • Harvard
  • Hubbardston
  • Lancaster
  • Leominster
  • Littleton
  • Lunenburg
  • Royalston
  • Shirley
  • Sterling
  • Stow
  • Templeton
  • Westminster
  • Winchendon

Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA)
Phone: 508-325-9571
TTY: 508-325-7516

  • Nantucket

Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA)
Phone (Fixed Route): 413-781-7882
Phone (Paratransit):1-877-779-7882, x 214

  • Agawam
  • Amherst
  • Belchertown
  • Chicopee
  • East Longmeadow
  • Easthampton
  • Granby
  • Hadley
  • Hampden
  • Holyoke
  • Leverett
  • Longmeadow
  • Ludlow
  • Northampton
  • Palmer
  • Pelham
  • South Hadley
  • Springfield
  • Sunderland
  • Ware
  • West Springfield
  • Westfield
  • Wilbraham
  • Williamsburg

Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)
Phone: 508-997-6767

  • Acushnet
  • Dartmouth
  • Fairhaven
  • Fall River
  • Freetown
  • Mattapoisett
  • New Bedford
  • Somerset
  • Swansea
  • Westport

Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA)
Phone: 508-693-9440
TTY: 508-693-4633

  • Aquinnah
  • Chilmark
  • Edgartown
  • Oak Bluffs
  • Tisbury
  • West Tisbury

Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA)
Phone: 508-791-9782
TTY: 1-800-439-0183 

  • Auburn
  • Barre
  • Berlin
  • Boylston
  • Brimfield
  • Brookfield
  • Charlton
  • Clinton
  • Douglas
  • Dudley
  • East Brookfield
  • Grafton
  • Holden
  • Holland
  • Leicester
  • Millbury
  • New Braintree
  • North Brookfield
  • Northborough
  • Northbridge

  • Oakham
  • Oxford
  • Paxton

  • Princeton
  • Rutland
  • Shrewsbury
  • Southbridge
  • Spencer
  • Sturbridge
  • Sutton
  • Wales
  • Warren
  • Webster
  • West Boylston
  • West Brookfield
  • Westborough
  • Worcester

 

 

This information is provided by Human Service Transportation Office.