Who We Are

Bangor Area Comprehensive Transportation System (BACTS) is a nonprofit focusing on improving transportation in the greater Bangor region. BACTS is a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) designated by federal and Maine state government to carry out transportation planning in the greater Bangor urbanized area.  As an MPO, BACTS evaluates and approves proposed transportation improvement projects, in addition to facilitating communication between our member communities, state agencies, and federal transportation agencies.

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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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2023-2026 BACTS Transportation Improvement Program Proposed AmendmentBACTS proposes to amend the 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) related to the following:At the September 19th, 2023 BACTS Policy Committee meeting, the Committee authorized BACTS to add the following to the 2023-2026 Errata Sheet (Please see here for additional details - bactsmpo.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/2023-2026-BACTS-TIP-Amendment-12042023.pdf) All TIP amendments must be posted to the BACTS website for a 10-day public comment period starting Monday, December 4th, 2023. The public comment period will end Thursday, December 14th, 2023. ... See MoreSee Less
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