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!


 Service Alert: Route 13 – Billerica Via Edson   (Weekends Only)

This route will run on a regular weekend schedule (Saturday & Sunday)

with NO DIVERSIONS for all weekends until further notice.



Route 13 Billerica via Edson Diversion

(Monday through Friday) 

Due to the weight limit sign at the canal on Old Elm St.





Effective Sunday, November 17, 2019

On Sundays Only the Downtown Shuttle will be rerouted to better serve you. 

Click Here for More Information



Increased Sunday Service on Route 13 – Billerica via Edson

Effective October 20, 2019
The LRTA is pleased to announce increased
Sunday service on Route 13
starting at 9 AM. 

Click Here for More Information




Take our new Sunday service to exciting destinations across the region!

Click Here to Download the New Sunday Bus Schedule!




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Service  Improvement Alert: # 9 Circulator

Beginning Monday August 12th, the Circulator route will make changes to its route pattern in order to improve on time performance.

Please click the link below for the new route information.

Route 9 as of Aug 12 2019






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


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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Find Times by Your Location,
Address or LRTA Bus Route

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Explore Statewide Transportation Options

Click for statewide Ride Match directions

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

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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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