Event Highlights!

There is so much going on in Downtown every day.  Check out our event calendar for daily events!

Upcoming Events:

Hard Hat Happy Hour Series - Wednesdays, August 13 through September 3!

Downtown Halloween Trick-or-Treat October 25th

Santa's Workshop and Festival of Lights Parade Date TBD

Downtown Countdown December 31st


Downtown Event Calendar

Community Connector

100 Broad Street
http://www.bangormaine.gov/cs_publictransit.php

(207) 992-4670 | Send Email

Major Arterial services includes the following:

  • Route 1A area of Hampden, Bangor, and Brewer
  • Route 2 area of Old Town, Orono, Veazie, and Bangor
  • Route 15 area of Bangor and Brewer
  • Route 222 area in Bangor
  • Route 9 area in Brewer

BAT Community Connector provides service system-wide Monday through Friday. Saturday service is offered for all routes except Hampden (no Saturday service). No Sunday service is provided. The basic hours of operation are from 6:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. The first time that all routes converge at the downtown Bangor depot is 6:45 a.m. The final time all buses converge is 5:15 p.m. with most converging finally at 5:45 p.m.

Bus Stops
Signal the driver by a wave of your hand as the bus is approaching.  The driver will only stop at intersections.  Stop locations in downtown Bangor are designated by BAT bus stop signs.


Bike 'N Bus
All BAT buses are equipped with bike racks that are available on a first come first serve basis.  For instructions on how to use the bike racks, ask your friendly bus driver for a demonstration.


Holidays
The BAT does not operate on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. 


For Info and Schedules
The friendly people at the BAT are happy to help you with all your questions.  Call our information number at 992-4670 to find out how to get where you want to go.  Ask the driver to help you locate your stop.  For a copy of the bus schedule, call (207) 992-4670, or email us at BAT@bangormaine.gov.  Office hours are 5:00am to 7:00pm, Monday through Friday.  The office is located at 481 Maine Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. 

Boarding the Bus
Please following the guidelines when boarding, please have your pass, ticket, or transfer ready to give to the driver.  When paying in cash, please have EXACT change ready to deposit in the canister.  Remember, the driver does not carry change!  For your safety, limit your boarding items to what you can carry on at one time. 

Getting Off The Bus
One block before your stop, pull the cord over the window.  The driver will then stop the bus as close to the next block as can be safely done.

 

SENIOR CITIZENS & PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
If you are a senior citizen, a holder of a valid Medicare card, or if you have a disability, you are entitled to travel half-fare during the off-peak (8:15am to 10:45am) by presenting a half-fare bus pass.  You can obtain a half-fare pass at your town office or city hall.  Half-fare passengers pay 50 cents per ride.