9-22-17: Route 40 Detour: Outbound Elizabeth Street, to Patch Reservoir Drive, to Edward Street to regular route.
Welcome to the WRTA – your regional transit authority!
The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) is a regional transit system that services the City of Worcester and the surrounding 36 communities in the Central Massachusetts area with a bus fleet that includes all-electric buses as well as many diesel-electric hybrid buses.
The second largest regional transit authority in Massachusetts, the WRTA offers reliable, comfortable, and safe transportation for traveling to work, shopping, school, medical appointments, and leisure activities.
Its real time bus arrival information system includes the latest advancements in communication technologies with automatic vehicle announcements, an automatic vehicle locator system, dynamic message signs, traffic signal priority, and automatic vehicle monitoring.
The WRTA also provides paratransit service for the elderly and disabled, as well as a variety of special services for those groups in the entire service area.
The WRTA Transportation Hub is located at 60 Foster Street (next to) Union Station. It provides connections between the various modes of transportation in the area, including commuter rail, intercity bus, taxi service, and Amtrak.
We hope you enjoy riding with us!
Notice is hereby given that the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation Goal in accordance with U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations at 49 CFR Part 26. Please click here for more information.