Proudly Serving the Montachusett

Community Since 1978!

The Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (‘MART’) is one of Massachusetts’ 15 regional transit authorities.  ‘MART’ is located in North Central Massachusetts and encompasses parts of Northern Worcester and Western Middlesex Counties.  ‘MART’ provides public transportation to 22 area cities and towns.  They include the cities of Fitchburg, Gardner, and Leominster and the towns of Athol, Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Bolton, Boxborough, Hardwick, Harvard, Hubbardston, Lancaster, Littleton, Lunenburg, Royalston, Shirley, Sterling, Stow, Templeton, Westminster, and Winchendon. 


‘MART’ operates a fleet of 26 buses, 177 vans, and 2 trolley replica buses.  We provide 16 fixed-route bus services, 2 shuttle services, and a paratransit service to the region.  We operate and maintain the parking facilities on the MBTA Fitchburg commuter rail line.  We operate the Fitchburg Intermodal Transportation Center located in downtown Fitchburg and we are building a new North Leominster Intermodal Transportation Center located on Nashua Street in Leominster.  We have also begun work on the new Wachusett Station which will be located near the intersection of Route 2 and Route 31 in West Fitchburg.


‘MART’ is striving to make our transit authority more environmentally friendly.  Our investment has continued with the addition of more hybrid buses to our existing hybrid fleet, as well as installing solar panels on our Water Street facility. 


We work with the local communities within the region to offer attractive options to travel with ‘MART’.  We provide discounts to the elderly, disabled, veterans, and students.


‘MART’ accepts the MBTA’s Charlie Card fare card.  ‘MART’ is one of 8 Massachusetts transit authorities that use the Charlie Card.  This means that ‘MART’ customers can add value to their Charlie Card and use their card to travel throughout the Commonwealth.  ‘MART’ also offers a Monthly Pass and a 14-Consecutive Day Pass so you can travel as much as you would like for one flat fee.


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MART has launched the MoVET website that was developed under a Federal Transit Administration grant that was awarded to the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (MART), specifically to assist veterans and families of active duty military to identify transportation resources available throughout the state to access employment, medical, social or community events. MART is actively seeking interested Transportation Providers to participate in this statewide transportation network. We are in the initial stage of deployment and currently have a limited number of Transportation Providers participating, however, many more have expressed interest and we plan to continually increase transportation resources to meet transportation needs throughout the state. Read more...


Montachusett Regional Transit Authority

New Pay-by-License_Plate pay-stations have been installed in Leominster Gararge. Beginning July 1, 2014 parking fees will resume. Patrons must know their license plate number when they get to the payment machine. There will no longer be a need to display ticket on the dashboard.

New Pay-by-License_Plate pay-stations have been installed in the Fitchburg Parking Garage and Commuter Rail side lot. This new method of payment is effectively immediately. Existing July monthly pass holders can continue to display their old passes on the dash in Fitchburg. New passes will need to be purchased through the machine with your license-plate number (and don't need to be displayed).

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Communities Served


Our Environment


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Questions or Concerns


MART is accepting applications for Transportation Providers to provide MassHealth Transportation to medical appointments. Chair Car, Taxi/Livery services required. Experience required. For program description and technical specifications go to "Brokerage Transportation Provider Information" on our website or contact Karen Cordio ( at 978-665-2806 or Cheryl Montuori ( at 978-665-2829