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.

BACTS is updating the long range transportation plan for the region. We need you to tell us what's important to you!

For additional information on this plan, click 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 - 3rd Issue can be found below!

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MaineDOT, in partnership with the cities of Augusta and Bangor, have conducted a transit propensity study to assess the demand and viability for new or enhanced transit service, including passenger rail and inter-city bus service, between the communities of Portland and Bangor.A public meeting will be held on Zoom tonight, January 19th, from 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM that will allow attendees to participate in public comment in regards to this study. For more information on the Propensity Study, follow this link: bit.ly/3HeC8EKTo attend tonight's virtual public comment, follow this link: bit.ly/3QPBy3w ... See MoreSee Less
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Excellent addition to our region! ๐Ÿš—City of Bangor Installs New Public EV ChargersTwo new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been installed and are now available for the public to use. One of the two chargers is located at the Abbot Square parking lot, across from the Bangor Public Library, and the other can be found just inside of the Pickering Square Parking Garage.The City of Bangor has been working to install these chargers since receiving funding from the State under the Community Action Grant program. #HeyBangor Full Press Release: bit.ly/3Ct4dFo ... See MoreSee Less
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