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131 St. Paul Street
Burlington, VT 05401
CarShare Vermont’s mission is to provide an affordable, convenient, and reliable alternative to private car ownership that enhances the environmental, economic, and social wellbeing of our region and planet. CarShare Vermont gives easy access to a network of vehicles parked around town that you can use whenever you want for as long as you like. You pay based on how much you drive—this saves you money and helps the environment.
C.I.D.E.R (Champlain Islanders Developing Essential Resources)
PO Box 13
South Hero, VT 05486
Provides transportation and other direct services to residents of Grand Isle County.
Vermont Agency of Transportation
One National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05633
(800) 685-RIDE (7433)
Go Vermont is Vermont’s official website dedicated to connecting commuters with ways they can save money and reduce their carbon footprint through the use of alternative transportation modes such as carpooling and mass transit. The site contains links to every public transit provider in Vermont, including Amtrak train service, as well as state operated Park & Ride locations and several on-line connections that specialize in hooking up Vermonters seeking to carpool or create a vanpool.
Good News Garage
331 N Winooski Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-3667 / 877-448-3288
A program of Lutheran Social Services of New England, the Good News Garage accepts donated vehicles, repairs them, and passes them on to low-income Vermonters. Good News Garage is a win-win solution for donors, clients, and communities. Care recipients are able to more forward in their lives, donors receive free towing and a generous tax deduction (up to fair market value if the car is awarded to a family), local automotive businesses are utilized and communities are strengthened. To donate a car, call 1-877-GIVE-AUTO (448-3288)
Vermont Public Transportation Association
The Vermont Public Transportation Association (VTPA) is expanding economic opportunity and improving community life for Vermonters by providing and promoting transportation services to jobs, schools, medical services, and social functions. VPTA offers information about public transportation to the public and to policy makers; coordinates resource and information sharing for members; and contracts with government agencies to administer and develop transportation services throughout the state. The following are VPTA association members throughout the state:
Addison County Transit Resource (ACTR)
P.O. Box 532
297 Creek Road
Middlebury, VT 05753
ACTR serves the general public via an extensive shuttle bus system, and has many programs that focus on specialized populations including elders, persons with disabilities and low-income families and individuals. In addition, ACTR partners with many area organizations and businesses to provide transportation for special public events.
Advance Transit (AR)
P.O. Box 1027
Wilder, VT 05088
A bi-state, regional public transportation provider offering fixed route and Rideshare services in Hartford, Norwich, Hanover and Lebanon. All vans are fully accessible, increasingly equipped with lift usage and all have bike racks.
Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA)
15 Industrial Parkway
Burlington, Vermont 05401
CCTA is a full service public transportation provider, offering services including: fixed route bus service; parking lot, supermarket, and school shuttles; a county-wide ridesharing program; transportation for Medicaid recipients; and contracted paratransit service for people who cannot use the bus.
Green Mountain Community Network (GMCN)
215 Pleasant St.
Bennington, VT 05201
The Green Mountain Express is a public bus serving local Bennington neighborhoods and limited surrounding areas. The busses are handicapped accessible.
Green Mountain Transit Agency (GMTA)
6088 VT Route 12, Berlin, Vermont 05602
Franklin / Grand Isle Region:
375 Lake Road, St. Albans, Vermont, 05478
The Green Mountain Transit Agency provides public transportation services in Washington County, Lamoille County, Franklin County, Grand Isle County, the Mad River Valley and the towns of Washington, Orange and Williamstown.
Marble Valley Regional Transit District (MVRTD)
158 Spruce Street
Rutland, VT 05701
The MVRTD bus is a local transit service serving Rutland County.
Rural Community Transportation (RCT)
1677 Industrial Parkway
Lyndonville, VT 05851
(802) 748-8170 / (802) 334-0243 (Newport) / (802) 888-6200 (Morrisville)
RCT is a transportation brokerage that uses all modes of transportation including buses, cars, taxis, vans, and volunteer drivers. We service a wide range of passengers through several programs as well as providing rides to the general public. As the Medicaid broker for Caledonia, Essex, Lamoille, Orange, and Orleans counties, RCT coordinates medical trips for Medicaid eligible residents. RCT also provides coordinated transportation services for the Area Council on Aging, Adult Day Services, Northeast Kingdom Human Services, Central VT Council on Aging, Reach Up and the Northeast Kingdom Community Action.
Southeast Vermont Transit (SEVT)
Southeast Vermont Transit (SEVT) is the designated public transit and Medicaid provider for Windham and southern Windsor Counties. We provide fixed route bus services, demand response van service for the elderly or disabled, and we broker volunteer rides for medical appointments. Two divisions of SEVT provide service. The MOOver is based in Wilmington and services the Deerfield Valley. The Current is based in Rockingham and serves 32 towns along the Connecticut River and in southern Vermont.
706 Rockingham Road
Rockingham, Vermont 05101
The Current bus service runs 13 commuter and local in-town buses and several para-transit and Dial-a-Ride buses in Vermont’s Windham and Windsor counties and into neighboring New Hampshire. Their service area includes in-town routes in Brattleboro, Bellows Falls, and Springfield, as well as between-town commuter routes to Rutland, Bellows Falls, Springfield, Brattleboro, Hanover / Lebanon, NH, and other towns.
45 Mill Street
Wilmington, VT 05363
Provides fixed route service in Dover and Wilmington with connecting service to Bennington, Brattleboro, and Readsboro.
Special Services Transportation Agency (SSTA)
2091 Main Street
Colchester, Vermont 05446
SSTA operates out of Colchester and provides accessible transportation for people who have specialized mobility needs. SSTA provides coordinated transportation services to many human service agencies including the Visiting Nurse Association’s Adult Day Programs, the Champlain Senior Center, Howard Community Health Services, and Champlain Valley Agency on Aging.
Stagecoach Transportation Services, Inc. (STAGE)
P.O. Box 356
1 L Street
Randolph, VT 05060
Fixed route, demand-responsive, and social service transportation provider found across 25 towns in Orange and North Windsor counties. Rideshare/Ridematch and Medicaid participant.