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.

We have a driver shortage! 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 Winter 2018 Training Program. Click here for more information and how to apply to become a bus operator! 

We are now hiring for our Winter Training Program in January 2019!

Winter training adds even more benefits to our training program! You can train for your CDL over winter break on campus! Get your CDL faster without having to worry about scheduling with classes!

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

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Transit News

We are experiencing a driver shortage and need your help to move UMass! Are you a UMass student? Do you love driving? ... read more

Effective Monday, September 17th, 2018 (through the end of the semester), UMass Transit is reducing the frequency of weekday service on Routes 33, 34, and 35 (to address a driver shortage). New... 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

A summary of changes to Amherst area routes can be found here. A full list of changes... read more

The printed Saturday schedules mistakenly show a bus to UMass leaving MHC at 9:35 am, HC at 9:55 am, and AC at 10:05 am. That bus does not exist (the first UMass Saturday bus services those stops at... read more

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