PVTA Buses

UMass Transit operates PVTA buses for the Five Colleges as well as the towns of Amherst, Belchertown, Deerfield, Granby, Hadley, Northampton, South Hadley, and Sunderland.

Come join the team that moves UMass!

UMass Transit is always looking for students who love to drive! We offer a paid Commercial Driver's License permit, paid training, and a free CDL. We are now accepting applications for our Summer 2019 training program. Click here for more information and how to apply to become a bus operator! 

We are now hiring for our Summer Training Program in Summer 2019!

Summer training adds even more benefits to our training program! You can train for your CDL over break on campus!

We offer three summer sessions to train. Our sessions are:

June 2-June 29

July 7-July 26

August 4-September 3

The August 4-September 3 session goes directly into the school year, so we will pay for early move in into your dorm.

Not local? We'll provide housing and meals for FREE! Space is limited, apply today!

Must be a UMass student to apply.

See our hiring page for more information.


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Transit News

We need your help to move UMass! Are you a UMass student? Do you love driving? APPLY ONLINE to join the... read more

UMass Transit will be operating additional trips during the summer 2019 period on the Routes 30 and 31. On weekdays, from May 10, 2019 through September 2, 2019, the Route 30 will operate one... read more

UMass Transit Services, along with the Franklin Regional Transit Authority are offering connecting transfer service from UMass Route 31 to FRTA Route 23- Sunderland/Greenfield. This transfer will... read more

Following an increase in recruitment and training, Transit Services has restored runs on three PVTA bus routes that were cut for the fall semester because of a driver shortage. Full service on Route... read more

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