1. UMass Transit runs buses as much as possible during winter storms, however, please be prepared for delays, detours, or (in the event of extremely severe conditions) potential service cancellations. See ... more
  2.   When UMass cancels Fall or Spring classes for an entire day, or schedules remote learning for an entire day, buses run on a reduced schedule (as conditions allow):
    • Reduced Weekday Service: Routes 30, 31, 45, 46
    • Full Service:... more
  3. See Transit app or MyStop for service updates and real-time locations of buses. The following detours are routinely used (... more
  4. Bus routes operated by UMass Transit are fare-free for Five College students, faculty and staff. For the general public, fares are on a proof-of-payment "honor system". Bus drivers will not collect fares/passes, but passengers are expected to have... more
  5. The B43 does charge a fare during the summertime. It is only subsidized by Five College, Inc. and therefor fare-free for students, faculty and staff during academic periods only. B43 is not operated by UMass Transit. For more information about that... more
  6. Yes, each bus holds two bikes. Please read our bike rack rules for more information on how to properly use the bike racks on PVTA buses.
  7. PVTA offers advertising space on its buses. You can find more information at the PVTA's website.
  8. Yes, for Amherst area buses please call UMass Transit at (413) 545-0056 to inquire about lost and found items. Found items are collected nightly, and are retained for 30 days. After 30 days, the items are donated or discarded.

(413) 577-PARK (7275)


(413) 545-0056


(413) 545-4682