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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.

We are hiring!

BACTS is looking for a Planner to join our team! A full job description can be foundĀ here.

Please submit an application (here), resume, and cover letter to Paige Nadeau, Office Coordinator at paige.nadeau@bactsmpo.org by September 30th, 2021.

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.

Newsletters

Transit Times - All things transit in the Greater Bangor Region - 1st Issue can be found below!

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Awesome opportunity!We appreciate all of our Transit Drivers, and you can be part of this valuable community service by joining our team! Any Transit Driver hired before 12/31/21 who remains employed in good standing through 11/1/22 will receive a $1,000 bonus, to be paid out in December of 2022. Please also indicate if you were referred to an opening for Transit Driver by a current active Community Connector employee on your City of Bangor employment application. You and the employee who referred you may be eligible for a $1,000 referral bonus to be paid upon successful completion of your six-month probationary period! Visit bangormaine.gov/employ to learn more about this opportunity! ... See MoreSee Less
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Exciting things happening for the Community Connector! šŸšŒConstruction on the Bangor Area Transit Center located in Pickering Square began this week. The proposed Transit Center is a 2,200 square foot single story building and includes an indoor waiting area, administrative space, public bathrooms, a bus driversā€™ room, and security office. The exterior of the building includes covered waiting areas, outdoor seating, lighting, and accessible passenger loading areas.The Community Connector bus service will maintain continuous operation during the construction of the new Transit Center.Project updates will be posted at bangormaine.gov/transitcenter. ... See MoreSee Less
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