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The New Freedom Initiative Provides general information about independent travel.

Federal Transit Administration Information about ADA and transit.

MaineDOT Passenger Transportation For further information about ADA transit in Maine, please call 207-624-3250 or e-mail us.

Other Bus Services

ADA Transit Service in Maine

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All transit providers in the State of Maine provide service in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This service is provided in three different ways depending on the nature of the service:

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Note:
All remaining transit providers in the State of Maine, not listed below, offer either demand response services or route deviation. All transit providers contact information is located on this website or is available by calling the Passenger Transportation Office at 207-624-3250 or by mail to MaineDOT, Office of Passenger Transportation, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0016.

Maine ADA Transit Providers

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Aroostook County

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Downeast and Acadia

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Greater Portland and Casco Bay

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Mermaid Transportation

Mermaid can provide specially equipped wheel chair lift vans that can also accommodate ambulatory passengers. These vans can serve locally or out of state. All Mermaid drivers are trained to operate these specially equipped vans. Mermaid also offers airport and train station shuttles and charters.

Website | 1-800-696-2463

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Metro

METRO is owned and operated by the Greater Portland Transit District, and provides public fixed route transportation in Portland, Westbrook, Falmouth Crossing and the Maine Mall area of South Portland. METRO operates seven days a week.

Website | 207-774-0351

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Regional Transportation Program (RTP)

A private, non-profit corporation that provides public transportation services in Cumberland County. RTP provides door-to-door service utilizing agency buses and vans, volunteer drivers, and the family and friends reimbursement program for MaineCare eligible appointments, and also provided commuter service to BIW.

Website | 207-774-2666 | 1-800-244-0704

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South Portland Bus

Owned and operated by the City of South Portland, provides public fixed-route transit service in South Portland, the Maine Mall area and downtown Portland. South Portland Bus Service operates Monday through Saturday. ADA Accessible service by Regional Transportation through their ADAPT program.

Website | 207-767-5556

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Kennebec and Moose River Valleys

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Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP)

KV Transit: Provides public fixed-route bus service in Augusta, Hallowell, Farmingdale, Gardiner, Waterville and Fairfield. KV Van: Provides demand response, door-to-door paratransit van and volunteer driver transportation program. Eligibility requirements may apply.

Website | 207-622-4761

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Maine Lakes and Mountains

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Citylink

The citylink is a fixed route public transit system serving the cities of Lewiston and Auburn operated Western Maine Transportation Services (WMTS) for the Lewiston Auburn Transit Committee (LATC).

Website | 207-777-4563

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Mid-Coast

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Regional Transportation Program (RTP)

A private, non-profit corporation that provides public transportation services in Cumberland County. RTP provides door-to-door service utilizing agency buses and vans, volunteer drivers, and the family and friends reimbursement program for MaineCare eligible appointments, and also provided commuter service to BIW.

Website | 207-774-2666 | 1-800-244-0704

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The Maine Beaches

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York County Community Action Corporation (YCCAC - York County WAVE)

A non-profit corporation providing public transportation service in York County and a portion of Oxford County (Porter, Hiram, Brownfield, Denmark, Sweden, Fryeburg, Lovell, Stow and Stoneham). YCCAC operates My Bus weekday bus service between Springvale and Sanford, and the WAVE daily van service. YCCAC also offers seasonal service along the coast with the Shoreline Explorer trolley (www.shorelineexplorer.com) and bus routes and year-round service with the Orange Line between Sanford and Wells. Trolley charters are also available.

Website | 207-324-5762 | 1-800-965-5762

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The Maine Highlands

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Bat Community Connector

The BAT Community Connector is a fixed route public transit system operated by the City of Bangor for the communities of the Greater Bangor Urbanized Area. These include Bangor, Brewer, Veazie, Orono, Old Town, and Hampden. The BAT also provides service to the University of Maine.

Website | 207-992-4670

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LYNX, The

Operated by Penquis CAP, a non-profit corporation that provides demand response transportation services in Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties. The LYNX provides transportation for the general public, special services for the elderly, MaineCare recipients, social service clients by agency contract, and ADA complementary paratransit for Bangor’s BAT Community Connector.

Website | 207-973-3695 | 1-866-853-5969

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