GATRA: Bellingham South Shuttle

GATRA: Bellingham South Shuttle

Well, we’ve covered the North Shuttle, now it’s time to head south! The Dial-A-Ride vehicle returns. While the North Shuttle acts as a park-and-ride route for northern Bellingham, the South Shuttle has ulterior motives: it runs from Forge Park to almost...
GATRA: Bellingham North Shuttle

GATRA: Bellingham North Shuttle

Oh YES! THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF GATRA!!!!! And this is a side of our favorite RTA not seen quite as often on here: commuter routes with HORRIBLE ridership! Welcome to the Bellingham North Shuttle! Oh, of course it uses Dial-A-Ride vehicles. I suppose it’s not a...
WRTA: 8 (Park Avenue Connector)

WRTA: 8 (Park Avenue Connector)

The WRTA loves to take one bus and use it to single-handedly run some sort of “bonus route” on the system. For a while this took the form of a downtown shuttle, whether it was the small free loop of the 80 or the larger un-free loop of the 40. Eventually...
BRTA: 21X (Pittsfield/Great Barrington)

BRTA: 21X (Pittsfield/Great Barrington)

Yes, this is the end of our BRTA adventures for now. I know there are two night routes I still have to do, but they’re near-impossible unless I can find a place to stay out there, so for now, we’re gonna be taking the 21X back out into the hinterlands to...