Transportation

Public Transit

Planning that moves people within the region and across the commonwealth.

What We Do

SRPEDD's transit staff works with both regional transit authorities in our region to offer technical assistance, data collection, service planning, and support for public outreach.

picture of GATRA bus at mansfield MBTA station
map of RTAs and the SRPEDD region

Greater Attleboro Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)

GATRA oversees operations of fixed-route bus services in the cities of Attleboro and Taunton, and the towns of Bellingham, Berkley, Carver, Dighton, Duxbury, Foxborough, Franklin, Hanover, Kingston, Lakeville, Mansfield, Marshfield, Medway, Middleborough, Norfolk, North Attleboro, Norton, Pembroke, Plainville, Plymouth, Raynham, Rehoboth, Scituate, Seekonk, Wareham, and Wrentham. All 28 member communities have demand response (Dial-A-Ride) services for people with disabilities and seniors.

map of GATRA's service area

Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)

The Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA) was established in 1974 and provides fixed route and demand response service to residents of Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Fall River, Freetown, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Somerset, Swansea, and Westport. SRTA also offers a Demand Response Service that is available to persons with a disability.

Data Collection, Analysis, and Mapping

THIS WILL BE A STORY MAP

Mobility Management

 

South East Regional Coordinating Council on Transportation (SERCCOT)

A Regional Coordinating Council made up of stakeholders from across the 40 communities that make up the GATRA and SRTA regions.

 

Coordinated Human Service Transportation Plan

Our CHST Plan outlines the needs of seniors, persons with a disability, and low income individuals. The document is used by MassDOT to identify eligible projects for Federal 5310 funding. 

 

Education About Available Transportation Services 

SRPEDD staff reaches out to organizations and stakeholder groups across the region to educate frontline staff about available transportation options. 

regional transportation map

 

Other Transportation Services

  • Ride Match Directory of Massachusetts Transportation Options
  • GATRA Dial-a-Ride Services (for Seniors and persons with a disability)
  • SRTA Demand Response Service (for persons with a disability)
  • Council on Aging Transportation