Pioneer Valley Transit Authority


PVTA Meeting Notices
Ware-Palmer Shuttle & Quaboag Microtransit Virtual Public Meetings

The PVTA Advisory Board approved PVTA holding Virtual Public Hearings the Ware-Palmer Shuttle and the Quaboag Microtransit at their January 27, 2021 Advisory Board Meeting.

PVTA and the Quaboag Connector have received funding to acquire scheduling software for the Quaboag region that will allow us to integrate portions of our system in the Palmer/Ware area with Quaboag's to coordinate service and provide more effective transit solutions. This partnership will allow us to enhance service in the area, including resuming a second circulator operated by Quaboag Connector. Hulmes will operate a redefined deviated fixed-route circulator in Palmer and provide more frequent connections to Springfield both at Union Station and the Eastfield Mall area of Springfield. Once the scheduling software is installed, we will initiate a microtransit option in the region. This will allow for the scheduling of same-day trips and provide access to transit for riders who live within ¾ mile of the fixed route. Because these changes will likely impact the number of service hours and miles significantly, public hearings need to be held.

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Paratransit Riders Council

Click here to read the document for review in accordance with the provisions of Article 8 of the bylaws of the Paratransit Riders Council. Added 10/22/2020

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2021 Advisory Board Meeting Dates
Advisory Board Meeting Dates
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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