Who We Are

Bangor Area Comprehensive Transportation System (BACTS) is a nonprofit focusing on improving transportation in the greater Bangor region. BACTS is also the organization designated by federal and Maine state government to carry out transportation planning in the greater Bangor urbanized area. BACTS evaluates and approves proposed transportation improvement projects and facilitates communication between its member communities and state and federal transportation agencies.

Request for Proposals

BACTS is requesting proposals for our 2043 Metropolitan Transportation Plan Update. Details for this RFP can be found here.

We are hiring!

BACTS is looking for a Planner to join our team! Detail on the job can be found here.

BACTS is looking for a Program Manager to join our team! Detail on the job can be found here.

Our Committees

BACTS is governed by a policy committee and an executive committee. The members of these committees are comprised of municipal officials (both elected and appointed) of the member cities and towns, members of the MaineDOT, FTA, and FHWA.

Our Resources

As the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the greater Bangor region, BACTS has a variety of resources available to assist with transportation planning and programming. BACTS resources include federal, state and local program information, historical studies and reports, and transportation data throughout the region.


Transit Times - All things transit in the Greater Bangor Region - 2nd Issue can be found below!

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Happy Earth Day! Did you know transportation makes up 54% of Maine's greenhouse gas emissions?Today we are spending the day at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor at their 2022 Earth Day Celebration. Many JAX employees take transit or carpool to work, one of their employees even won our most recent $50 gift card drawing. Thanks for having us JAX! #EarthDay ... See MoreSee Less
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