Lowell Regional Transit Authority

LRTA Fixed Route Bus Service: 978-452-6161
Road Runner ADA Paratransit: 978-459-0152

Welcome to the LRTA…

Your Regional Transit Authority


CUSTOMER ADVISORY

Effective Immediately
February 25, 2021

The  Saturday Pilot Program Special Shuttle
for Rte. 13 Billerica

HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED
due toLRTA
NO DEMAND FOR SERVICE

 

Thank You

 

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 MANDATORY NOTICE

ALL PASSENGERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK PRIOR TO ENTERING THE BUS AND WHILE ON THE BUS.

Nose and mouth must be completely covered

No eating or drinking is allowed on the bus

Federal Transit Mask Mandate

As defined in the Federal Order, a mask must:
1. Completely cover the nose and mouth
2. Fit snugly
3. Be secured to the head either with ties
or ear loops
4. Should be a solid piece of material without slits,
exhalation valves, or punctures

Under CDC guidelines the following are NOT ACCEPTABLE

ScarvesSki masksBalaclavasNeck gaitersBandannas
Shirt or sweater pulled up over the mouth and nose

Passengers not complying with CDC Guidelines will be denied service
*Except under limited circumstances


 

 CUSTOMER ADVISORY

Effective Monday, Feb. 8

Due to the construction on the Central St Canal, the LRTA bus will not be able to utilize Central Street. The following routes will be affected.

Route 18 Downtown Shuttle

Outbound: Regular outbound to John and Merrimack St.

Inbound: Merrimack St. to left on Dutton St. Continue to Kennedy Center. (Market St passengers will have to go to Merrimack St or Dutton St to catch the bus)

Route 9 Lowell Circulator

Outbound: Regular outbound route.

Inbound: Regular inbound to Merrimack St. at City Hall, Right on Dutton St. to Kennedy Center.

 

Click Here for a Downloadable PDF

 



The 3rd episode of “On The Go With the LRTA” features the rise through the ranks of the LRTA’s new Administrator David Bradley. The show is now airing on LTC’s Channel 99. Here’s the link to the 25-minute program, moderated by former Lowell Sun editor Jim Campanini.
Click Here to watch the episode.

 


 

 Great News for LRTA Customers!

Updated Full Service for Monday through Saturday will resume on Monday August 31, 2020
Sunday Service Pilot Program will resume on Sunday September 13, 2020
Click on the bus schedules below to see our updated schedules

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FARE COLLECTION and Front Door Boarding will also resume on Monday August 31, 2020


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Mandatory Notice

Starting Wednesday May 6, 2020

ALL PASSENGERS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE MASK PRIOR TO ENTERING THE BUS AND WHILE ON THE BUS.

Nose and mouth must be completely covered

No eating or drinking is allowed on the bus

On May 1, 2020Governor Baker issued an order requiring everyone to wear a face covering in public – Including on Public Transportation. Passengers are responsible for having a nose & mouth covering which can range from a medical mask to a bandanna, scarf or t-shirt to a homemade or painters mask, etc.

All riders are required to exit the bus at the end of its route. Multiple or consecutive round trips are not permitted and riders who appear to be loitering on the bus will be asked to deboard.

Click Here for a downloadable pdf of this notice


LRTA Disinfectant Routine & Schedule for Coronavirus – COVID-19 

Click Here to read the LRTA Disinfectant Routine & Schedule implemented during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Stay Informed About Coronavirus – COVID-19  

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working closely with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide updated information about the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Click Here for information about coronavirus

Click Here for info about coronavirus cases, quarantine and monitoring
updated daily at 4 pm


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INTRODUCING LRTA BUS TRACKER

A Great New Benefit That Gives LRTA Riders
Two Ways to Get Real-Time Bus Information

View Interactive GPS Bus Route Maps
On Your Computer or Tablet 

Click on the LRTA Bus Tracker logo below

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Track Buses on All 18 LRTA Bus Routes
in Real-Time on Our Regional Map

Select a Bus Stop to Get Live Departure Times

Click Here For More Details

Get Real-Time LRTA Bus Stop Arrival & Departure Times
On Your Smart Phone 

Click for more information about RouteShout

Download the Free Smart Phone App

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View RouteShout in the Apple App StoreView RouteShout in the Google Play Store

Find Times by Your Location,
Address or LRTA Bus Route

Click Here For More Details

Explore Statewide Transportation Options

Click for statewide Ride Match directions

A one-stop searchable directory of public, private and
accessible transportation options in Massachusetts

Click Here For More Details


 

Please visit our “Public Information” page to view the LRTA’s Regional Transit Plan (Chapter 7)

 

The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) is located at 115 Thorndike St. Lowell, Ma 01852.

The LRTA Can be Reached at:

Fixed Route Bus Information (978) 452-6161, 100 Hale Street, Lowell, MA 01851

Road Runner Office (978) 459 – 0152,  113 Thorndike Street, Lowell, MA 01852

Main Admin Office  (978) 459-0164, 115 Thorndike Street, Lowell, MA 01852

Parking Office (978) 459-0164 (ext. 206), 115 Thorndike Street, Lowell, MA 01852

The LRTA provides fixed route bus services and paratransit services to the city and 14 surrounding communities. These connect at the Gallagher Intermodal Center to the Lowell Line of the MBTA commuter rail system, which connects Lowell to Boston. The terminal is also served by several intercity bus lines.

The LRTA offers commuter parking at the Gallager Intermodal Center and at the North Billerica Train Station.

We hope you enjoy riding with us!


 

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