Information for Commuters – Transit Options

What transit services are available in Route 3 North corridor?

Both public transit services and private bus carriers operate in the Route 3 North corridor. Transit options will vary depending on where you live and where you work. For more information on the specific transit options available for your commute, contact MassRIDES at 1-888-4-COMMUTE.
From New Hampshire
Two private bus carriers operate in the Route 3 North corridor.

* Vermont Transit Lines provides commuter bus services from Nashua, NH to South Station in Boston, where commuters can connect to the MBTA bus and subway systems. Mid-day buses also serve Concord and Manchester in NH and Lowell in MA.
* Peter Pan Bus Lines provides commuter bus service from Concord, Manchester and Nashua, NH to the Gallagher Intermodal Transportation Center in downtown Lowell, where commuters can connect to the Lowell Regional Transit Authority buses (see below) and the MBTA Lowell Commuter Rail Line.

From Massachusetts
The Lowell Regional Transit Authority (LRTA) provides several bus routes that connect commuters from the Gallagher Intermodal Transportation Center in downtown Lowell to various employment centers in the corridor. These include:

* The Downtown Shuttle and Routes #6, #7, #8, and #9 in Lowell.
* Route #19 to Billerica Center and locations in Burlington, including Mitre, SunMicrosystems, the Burlington Mall, and the Lahey Clinic.
* Routes #14, #15, #16 to Chelmsford

The MBTA Lowell Commuter Rail Line provides service from the Gallagher Intermodal Transportation Center in downtown Lowell to North Station in Boston, where commuters can connect to the MBTA bus and subway systems.

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