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Changes effective Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Starting Tuesday, February 16, 2021 the MVRTA will be providing transportation to the COVID-19 vaccination site located at South Lawrence East Elementary School (165 Crawford St., Lawrence, MA 01843).  All Route 39B buses leaving Buckley between 7:00AM and 4:00PM, Monday through Saturday, will be servicing this location.  The routing will be as follows:

OUTBOUND:

  • From – Phillips Street
  • Left on Boxford St.
  • Right on Osgood Street
  • Right on Exeter Street
  • Left on Phillips Street

The time points will be as follows:  7:12am, 7:42am*, 8:12am, 9:12am, 10:12am, 11:12am, 12:12pm, 1:12pm, 2:12pm, 2:42pm*, 3:12pm, 3:42pm* & 4:12pm.

INBOUND:

  • From – Phillips Street
  • Right on Exeter Street
  • Left on Osgood Street
  • Left on Boxford St.
  • Right on Phillips Street

The time points will be as follows:  7:28am, 7:58am*, 8:28am, 9:28am, 10:28am, 11:28am, 12:28pm, 1:28pm, 2:28pm, 2:58pm*, 3:28pm, 3:58pm* & 4:28pm.

*This trip will run on weekdays only.

** This route will service the inside of Plaza 114 on the 10:15 & 11:15 trips only.

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Trips cancellation – Saturday, February 13, 2021

The following trips have been cancelled for Saturday, February 13, 2021:

  • Rte. 32: 1:ooPM, 3:00PM & 5:00PM.
  • Rte. 34: 1:ooPM, 3:00PM & 5:00PM.
  • Rte. 36: 2:ooPM, 4:00PM & 6:00PM.
  • Rte. 39A:  2:00PM, 4:00PM & 6:00PM.
  • Rte. 39B: 2:00PM, 4:00PM & 6:00PM.
  • Rte. 40:  1:ooPM, 3:00PM & 5:00PM.
  • Rte. 85:  1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:00PM & 6:00PM

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.  We will keep you informed of any further updates.

President’s Day – Monday, February 15, 2021

We will be closed Monday, February 15, 2021 in observance of Presidents’ Day. There will be no bus or van service on this day. The Boston Commuter service remains canceled due to COVID-19. We will be running a Sunday schedule on Sunday February 14 and a normal schedule on Tuesday February 16, 2021.

The main office will be closed on February 15, 2021 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

UPDATED Morning routes cancellation – Tuesday, February 02, 2021

The following routes have been cancelled for Tuesday, February 02, 2021 in the MORNING.

Route 13:  6:00AM & 8:00AM.

Route 15: 7:00AM & 9:00AM.

Route 21: 8:00AM & 1:00PM.

Route 32:  6:00AM, 8:00AM, 10:00AM & 12:00PM.

Route 33:  5:30AM & 7:30AM.

Route 35: 6:30AM.

Route 36:  5:00AM, 7:00AM, 9:00AM & 11:00AM.

Route 37: 5:30AM, 6:30AM & 7:30AM.

Route 51:  5:00AM (OB), 8:10AM (IB), 9:00AM (OB) & 12:10PM (IB).

Route 54:  5:45AM (OB), 7:00AM (IB), 9:45AM (OB) & 11:00AM (IB).

Route 57:  From 7:00AM to 11:30AM.

Route 85:  From 7:00AM to 11:30AM.

Winter Storm

We are operating on a regular weekday schedule during the storm,  routes will be on snow detour, expect delays.  Check our Facebook and Twitter or call 978-469-6878 for related service updates and changes.

The snow detours are as follow:

  • Route 15 Outbound/Inbound:  Bypass Locust/Winter/High/Grove/Broadway. Proceed from Essex St. through Lafayette Square to Hilldale Ave.
  • Route 16 Outbound weekends: River St, R-Lowell Ave, L) Rockland St. L) Broadway L) Carlton R) Lowell Ave to West Gate Plaza.  Inbound weekends: From West Gate Plaza, L-Lowell Ave, L-River St to HTS.  WEEKDAYS: River St to Lowell Ave. Service Westgate Plaza first; R-Lowell Ave, L) Rockland L) Broadway R) Computer Dr. to Target L) Broadway R) Carlton R) Lowell Ave L) River St. back to HTS.
  • Route 18 Outbound/Inbound: Bypass Mill/Boardman/Buttonwood.  Utilize Water St. to next traffic light L) on Groveland St. R) on Keeley St. L) on Brown St. to Kennedy Circle.
  • Route 21 Outbound/ Inbound: Bypass Ballard Vale Senior Center, Frye Circle and Doctor’s Park.  Bypass Railroad/Central and School St.; stay on Route 28 straight over the bridge.
  • Route 32 Outbound:  Bypass Railroad St.; go straight on Route 28. Turn right onto Central St, Left onto School St.  Inbound:  Stay straight on Route 28 bypassing Central and Railroad St.
  • Route 34 Outbound: From MVRTA parking lot L) Canal St to Marston St L) on Ferry St. L) on Prospect St. then resume regular routing.
  • Route 35: At Dana Farber Cancer Center turn around in Cul de sac; do not go up the hill.
  • Route 36: Bypass Berkeley and Swan St; go directly to Holy Family Hospital, upon entering the driveway stay to the left and service the rear parking lot where there is a turnaround point. (Hospital is notified to send passengers to the rear lot).
  • Route 37: Outbound: L-Beacon St. R) Glenn St. L) Andover St.. Inbound: (After servicing the Marriott Springhill); R-North Street, L-Mt Vernon, L-Jefferson then resume regular routing.
  • Route 39A Outbound/Inbound: Bypass Doctor’s Park and Woodridge Housing (Stand by @ NA Mall until Inbound departure time)
  • Route 39B Outbound: Phillips St. R) on Exeter St. L) on Winthrop Ave. Reverse on Inbound.
  • Route 40 Outbound/ Inbound: Bypass Union/Railroad/Oakland St.
  • Route 51: Emerson/White St, Bypass Welcome St. Utilize Elliott St. to NECC  if it is open,  after Merri-Village take left on School St., left on Green St., right on Locust St. back to Rte. 110)
  • Route 54: Bypass James Steam Mill; Bypass Anna Jaques Hospital. Utilize Johnson St. from High St. to Low St. and vice versa
  • Route 57: Bypass James Steam Mill; Bypass Anna Jaques Hospital.

 

Martin Luther King Day – Monday, January 18, 2021

We will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. There will be no bus or van service on this day. The Boston Commuter service remains canceled due to COVID-19. We will be running a Sunday schedule on Sunday, January 17 and a normal schedule on Tuesday January 19, 2021.

The main office will be closed on January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Effective Friday, January 8, 2021

We will not be servicing Osgood Landing until further notice, due to construction, starting Friday, January 8, 2021.  The routing will be as follow:

Outbound:  From South Main St / Rte. 125

  • Left onto Boston Rd. (At TD Bank to service Cedardale)
  • Bear right onto Oxford Ave.
  • Right onto Knipe Rd. / Rte. 125
  • Immediate left at set of lights onto Ward Hill Connector
  • Right onto Ward Hill Avenue
  • Right at Stop sign to Rogers Rd.
  • Left onto Ward Hill Avenue
  • Straight to Industrial Ave.
  • Right to service BJ’S

Inbound:  From BJ’s

  • Left onto Shelley Rd.
  • Onto Industrial Ave. back to Ward hill Connector
  • Left onto South Main / Rte. 125 to continue to regular routing

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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day 2020

We will be closed Friday, December 25, 2020 in observance of Christmas Day. There will be no bus or van service on this day. The Boston Commuter service remains canceled due to COVID-19.  We will be running a regular schedule on Saturday December 26.  Our hours of operation on Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24 will be as follow:

  • The last bus leaving Buckley for the routes 01, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39A, 39B, 40, 41 will be at 4:00 P.M.
  • The last bus leaving Haverhill Transit for the routes 01, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 18 will be at 4:00 P.M.
  • The last bus leaving North Andover Mall for the route 21 will be at 3:58 PM.
  • Route 51/54:
  • The bus that leaves Haverhill Transit at 2:00 P.M. will end at Costello at 5:05 P.M.
  • The bus that leaves Haverhill Transit at 3:00 P.M. will end at Salisbury Beach at 4:50 P.M.
  • The bus that leaves Haverhill Transit at 4:00 P.M. will end at Stop & Shop at 4:50 P.M.
  • Last bus that leaves Salisbury Beach to Washington Square will be at 2:50 P.M.
  • The last bus leaving State Street for the route 57 will be at 4:30 PM.
  • The last bus leaving the Lawrence Senior Center for the route 85 will be at 4:30 PM.

The main office will close at 12:00 PM and the transit centers will close at 4:00 PM on Christmas Eve, December 24 and it will be closed on December 25, 2019 in observance of Christmas Day.

New Year’s Day Closure

We will be closed Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of New Year’s Day. There will be no bus or van service on this day. The Boston Commuter service remains canceled due to COVID-19. We will be running a normal schedule on Thursday December 31, 2020 and Saturday, January 2, 2021.

The main office will be closed on January 1, 2021 in observance of New Year’s Day.