All passengers are REQUIRED to wear a nose & mouth covering on-board all PVTA vehicles and in waiting areas.
Governor 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.
Stay Home If Not Feeling Well
If you have a cough, cold or fever or you are not feeling well, please stay home. Do not use public transportation.
To better maintain distance between passengers and enhance safety when boarding and dismounting the bus, all passengers will board the bus via the front door, and exit the bus via the rear door. Exceptions will be made for ADA passengers, all other passengers are expected to follow these procedures.
Buses are cleaned thoroughly every night using a strong EPA approved disinfectant solution to help curb the spread of coronavirus.
We are committed to doing our part to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and thank our passengers for their continued confidence and trust. For more information, reach us on Facebook, on Twitter, by email at transit [at] umass.edu, or by phone at 413-545-0056.
For details on service changes, see our Coronavirus Service Changes page.