Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
Information Page of PVTA
Northampton Hot chocolate Run is Sunday, December 3rd
Detours from 8:00am to approximately 1:00pm
B43Closed from Center St to West St. Service start and end at Northampton Post Office.
R44Main St. Closed from Center St to West St. Service after Salvo House discontinued. Will resume at Calvin Theater. Service from Salvo to Calvin via Pleasant St.
R48Main St. Closed. No Service to Pleasant St. Service will start and end at Salvo House.
Stops Not Serviced
  • Academy of Music
  • Courthouse
  • Masonic St.
  • Smith College
  • Pleasant St (All stops)
  • Fruit St.
  • McDonald House & Thornes Market
Try Transit 2023
No fares or passes needed to ride!

November 24, 2023 — December 31, 2023

Prepaid by Massachusetts Legislation
Does not apply on B79 Amherst – Worcester route

Click here to see the poster.

B79 Service Updates
Notice: Until further notice, vehicles providing service on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday may use vans.
The B79 is operating its regular schedule and may utilize vans on some routes when necessary.
Notice: Click here to see the B79 Elderly and Disabled fares.
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 Worcester Union Station Bus Stop is located at the corner of Franklin and Harding Streets, behind the Union Station Garage.
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

B79: Amherst-Worcester Intercity Read the B79 schedule. Click here to view all Amherst-Worcester Intercity stops.

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:
  • Riders must call at least 2 hours in advance of the requested trip.
  • Riders will be picked up at the most accessible location near the trips point of origin.
  • Service cannot be provided on one way streets, where the vehicle cannot turn around, on streets that are too narrow, or where navigating the road presents challenges.
  • Flex Rides must fit within the route’s existing schedule and rider capacity.