Dial A Ride Notice: Between April 1, 2022, and October 31, 2022, 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.
Springfield Service Changes Effective Starting Sunday, August 28th
|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.||Schedule
|X90 ||Departure times adjusted throughout to improve schedule reliability.||Schedule|
B79 is not operating on Saturdays nor Sundays during summer through August 21. Weekend service will begin August 27.
Due to staffing issues, the B79 will operate on Monday’s, Thursday’s and Friday’s until further notice. Effective immediately, the B79 will operate with a shuttle van on Thursdays and the full size bus on Fridays and Mondays.
Springfield & Northampton Area Schedule Updates
Click here to view the Schedule Updates for Springfield and Northampton that are ongoing due to the national staffing shortage.
Service Change Effective Sunday, June 26th
|Northampton Area Summer|
|39E : |
|B43 : |
|R41, R42, R44, & B48 : Full Service throughout the summer.|
|Five College ID's may not be used as bus passes for B43 & B43E effective May 30 through |
|UMass Transit Summer |
Effective Fri, May 13 to Mon, Sept 5
|30: Reduced Service|
|31: Reduced Service|
|33: Full Service|
|34: No Service|
|35: No Service Note: 9/1 - 9/5 the 35 will operate on a weekend schedule (ending ~10 pm) to accommodate early move-in.|
|36: Full Service|
|38: No Service|
|45: Reduced Service|
|46: Reduced Service|
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 updated Ware-Palmer schedule.||Click here to view the new map.|
|The Flex Route will provide service within ¾ mile of the fixed route: