Dial A Ride Notice: Between April 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023, PVTA will be expanding Dial A Ride service as part of a pilot program. New Dial A Ride hours are Monday through Saturday from 8am until 7pm. Trips must conclude at 7pm. There will be no trips booked to begin after 6:30pm. For the duration of the pilot, Saturday Dial A Ride service will be provided only in communities that also have active paratransit service on Saturdays.
Christmas & New Years Holiday Information
PVTA is closed on Christmas, Sunday, December 25, 2022.
Springfield & Northampton operates Sunday Service on New Years' Eve, Sunday, January 1, 2023.
Springfield & Northampton Service ends early Christmas Eve, Saturday, December 24 & New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31.
Northampton area service operates No-School service on Monday, Decmber 26.
|Springfield area service|
|Route||Last Bus From||Departs At|
|G1||Union Station to Canon Circle||5:30|
|G1||Union Station to Chicopee BigY||5:25|
|G2||Memorial Industrial Park||6:00|
|G2||East Longmeadow BigY||5:30|
|G2||Union Station to Memorial Industrial Park||5:30|
|G2||Union Station to East Longmeadow BigY||5:00|
|G2||Union Station to Redstone||5:30|
|G3||Union Station to Springfield Plaza||5:55|
|G3||Union Station to Norfolk/Westford||6:05|
|B4||Wason Medical Offices||5:30|
|B6||Union Station to Ludlow BigY||6:00|
|R10||Westfield State University||6:00|
|P20||Holyoke Transportation Center||6:00|
|P21||Holyoke Transportation Center||5:45|
|P21E||Holyoke Transportation Center||5:35|
|G73E||Academy of Music||6:15|
|X90B||Holyoke Transportation Center t oChicopee BigY||5:50|
|X90B||Chicopee BigY to Holyoke Transportation Center||6:00|
|X90A||Chicopee BigY to Holyoke Transportation Center||5:10|
|X90A||Holyoke Transportation Center to Chicopee BigY||5:20|
|X90A||East Longmeadow BigY to Chicopee BigY||5:15|
|X90A||Chicopee BigY to EastLongmeadow BigY||6:05|
|Northampton area service|
|Route||Last Bus From||Departs 12/24 At||Departs 12/31 At|
|B43||Smith College||7:00 PM||7:00 PM|
|B43||Amherst College||7:50 PM||7:45 PM|
|B48||Academy of Music||6:00 PM||6:00 PM|
|B48||Holyoke Trans. Ctr.||6:30 PM||6:30 PM|
B79 Service Updates
|The B79 is operating its regular schedule and utilizes a van each day while it is in service until further notice.|
|The B79 will operate only the morning and midday runs on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. The B79 will not operate on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.|
|Please note that B79 evening trips on Friday and Sunday are often overcrowded. Riders are advised to travel earlier in the day if possible.|
|Please note that the B79 stop for Union Station in Worcester is located at the corner of Franklin and Harding Streets, behind the Union Station Garage.|
UMass Transit Service Changes
|Routes||Due to a driver shortage, there is reduced service for rest of the semester as follows:||Links|
|34||Effective Monday, September 19, Route 34 Northbound Campus Shuttle will end operation on weekdays at 12:15 p.m. (earlier than previously scheduled). The campus currently operates two campus shuttles over the same roads, but in opposite directions. Route 35 Southbound Campus Shuttle will not be impacted. Passengers will still have an afternoon campus shuttle option covering the same areas as Route 34.||Schedule|
|33||Effective Saturday, September 24, Route 33 Puffer’s Pond/Shopper Shuttle will operate on Saturdays using the Sunday schedule (running every 80 minutes).||Schedule|
Springfield Service Changes
|Routes||Service Adjustments Effective August 28th||Links|
|G5||Service inside Georgetown Apartments is eliminated. Alternatively, riders can use stops on Converse St or Dickinson St.||Schedule
|B17||On Saturdays, travel time from Wilbraham / Alden to Sixteen Acres Center is reduced from eight minutes to five minutes.||Schedule
|R24||Departure times will be adjusted throughout to improve schedule reliability.
||Departure times adjusted throughout to improve schedule reliability.||Schedule
||New helper service connecting Holyoke Transportation Center, Chicopee Big Y, and Westover Job Corps Center. Only operates on weekdays when Westover Job Corps classes are in session. See X90 schedule for departure times and a map||Schedule
|Route||Service Adjustments Effective Sunday, June 26th||Links|
Springfield & Northampton Area Schedule Updates
Click here to view a message regarding the Schedule Updates for Springfield and Northampton that are ongoing due to the national staffing shortage.
Amherst-Worcester Intercity Service
Enhanced Ware-Palmer Route
PVTA, in partnership with the Quaboag Connector, added endhanced service on the Ware-Palmer Route.
|Increases the number of round trips (from 1 to 2) to Eastfield Mall. A morning and afternoon trip will be provided.|
|Provides 4 trips (instead of 3 trips) to Three Rivers.||Adds service down Park Steet to Dollar General and back via South Main Street 4 times daily.|
|Increases round trips between Palmer Big Y and Ware Walmart from 4pm to 7pm.||Adds service to Bondsville. with 4 trips to Bondsville daily.|
|Provides enhanced service to Ware Center.||Provides same day flex route service along the flex route.|
|Click here to view the Ware-Palmer schedule.||Click here to view the map.|
|The Flex Route will provide service within ¾ mile of the fixed route: