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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We love our Community Connector drivers! ๐Ÿš City of Bangor, Maine - City HallTransit Driver Appreciation Day โ€“ City of BangorThe City of Bangor, in collaboration with Food AND Medicine: Transportation for All, celebrated public transit drivers last Friday, proclaiming Saturday, March 18th, 2023, as Transit Driver Appreciation Day in the City of Bangor.Our communities are made better through our robust network of transportation, led by our drivers who provide a vital service to those who depend on the bus system for work, shopping, medical appointments and visiting friends and family. The City thanks the Community Connector, its drivers and organizations such as Food and Medicine: Transportation for All for their dedication, appreciation, and advocacy for public transportation. We encourage citizens to ride the bus as it is safe, affordable transportation, and our newly constructed Transit Center is open and ready to provide amenities to all riders.We continue to thank our transit drivers for their service and encourage you to do the same. If you would like to submit feedback, praise, or thanks for a particular driver โ€“ please email community.connector@bangormaine.gov or call the Community Connector office at 207-992-4670.Photos by Julia Steer ... See MoreSee Less
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