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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The Brewer Riverwalk is a shining example of the type of pedestrian infrastructure needed in our region. Way to go MaineDOT and the City of Brewer! ๐Ÿ‘We have completed work on the Brewer Riverwalk. Done in three phases, this project created a 3,700-foot pedestrian corridor along the Penobscot River. There are new light fixtures, benches, and other amenities which will provide a safe place for active transportation users. ... See MoreSee Less
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