Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
Service Updates
PVTA Current Schedule Adjustments - 04/02/2020

PVTA is operating on a Modified Saturday Schedule in the Springfield and Northampton Service Areas. Service will follow a Saturday Schedule, Monday – Saturday with modified service hours of 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Routes that usually operate Monday – Friday only may have service during the week with modified hours of 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Sundays will continue to operate on a Sunday Service Schedule. Van service will follow the Modified Saturday Schedule.

Springfield & Northampton Service Area Routes:

Routes will operate on a Modified Saturday Schedule. Routes will follow a Saturday Schedule, Monday – Saturday, with modified service hours of 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M., unless indicated below. Sundays will continue to operate on a Sunday Schedule.

  • The Loop is not operating as of March 18.
  • B7: Saturday express trips will not operate.
  • 10S will continue for the short term and will reassess the status next week 3/27.
  • P11 is not operating as of Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  • B12: Operating from Stonybrook to Union Station only. No outbound service to Stonybrook
  • B23: Operating on Weekday Schedule, Monday – Friday starting at 6:30 A.M.
  • R24: Operating on Weekday Schedule, Monday – Friday
  • P20E: Will not operate starting Monday, March 23, 2020
  • Ware/Palmer Shuttle: Operating on Weekday Schedule, Monday – Friday
  • Wilbraham Shuttle: Operating on Weekday Schedule, Monday – Friday
  • Survival Center Shuttle: Operating on Weekday Schedule, Monday – Friday

Effective April 2, 2020; B48 buses will not stop to pick up or drop off passengers between Stop & Shop and Holyoke Transit Center (HTC).

This change is being made to reduce overcrowding on B48 buses while ensuring that riders needing essential services may still obtain them. Additionally, passengers who travel to the end of the line will not be allowed to take the same bus to return to the beginning of the line. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Between HTC & Stop & Shop, only the stops listed below will be serviced.
  • To HTC: Stop & Shop & HTC
  • To Northampton: HTC, Lyman/Elm, & McNulty Park/Stop & Shop
  • Click here to view a poster of this notice.

UMass Service Area Routes:

UMass: Running “Spring Break” service through Saturday, March 21, 2020

On Sunday, 3/22, buses in the Amherst area are running:

  • 30, 31: Reduced Service
  • 33: Full Service
  • 35: Weekend/Holiday service
  • 34, 36, 38, 39, 45, 46: No Service

Effective on Monday, 3/23, service will continue to operate, but will end each night around 9 pm (until further notice):

  • 30, 31: Reduced Service ending around 9 pm
  • 33: Full Service
  • 35: Weekend/Holiday service (7 days per week) ending around 9 pm
  • 38: Wintersession (no service on Sundays)
  • 45, 46: Reduced Service (weekdays only)
  • 34, 36, 39: No Service

Detailed ends-early times for Routes 30, 31, and 35:
Route 30 (Reduced Service):

  • Last trips on weekdays:
    • Depart UMass to Old Belchertown Road: 8:50pm
    • Depart Old Belchertown Road to UMass: 9:15pm
    • Depart UMass to Puffton Village: 9:30pm
    • Depart Puffton Village to UMass: 9:35pm
  • Last trips on Saturdays:
    • Depart UMass to Old Belchertown Road: 8:50pm
    • Depart Old Belchertown Road to UMass: 9:15pm
    • Depart UMass to Puffton Village: 9:30pm
    • Depart Puffton Village to UMass: 9:35pm
  • Sunday ends at normal Reduced Service time

Route 31 (Reduced Service):

  • Last trips on weekdays:
    • Depart UMass to Sugarloaf Estates: 8:36pm
    • Depart Sugarloaf Estates to UMass: 8:55pm
    • Depart UMass to The Boulders: 9:09pm
    • Depart The Boulders to UMass: 9:22pm
  • Last trips on Saturdays: 
    • Depart The Boulders to UMass: 9:11pm
    • Depart UMass to The Boulders: 8:50pm
    • Depart Sugarloaf Estates to UMass: 8:37pm
    • Depart UMass to Sugarloaf Estates: 8:15pm
  • Sunday ends at normal Reduced Service time

Route 35 (Weekend/Holiday Service):

  • Last Trips (weekdays, Saturdays, and Sundays):
    • Depart Yellow Lot 12 to Orchard Hill via Butterfield: 8:43pm
    • Depart Butterfield Hall to Mullins Center via Southwest: 8:52pm