Lowell Regional Transit Authority

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


WRTA CharlieCard



Using Fare Vending Machines

LRTA’s new vending machines allow you to buy tickets or add value to cards.

How to Recharge Your CharlieCard

Recharge Your CharlieCard


Boarding Vehicles

The new fare boxes on buses make it easier to board vehicles with the CharlieCard.

Tap your card to pay onboard

Boarding Vehicles

Just touch your CharlieCard on the orange card target on any fare box. The money will be deducted automatically.

More information on LRTA’s on-board Fare Boxes.

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