SRTA seeking community input for several service changes proposed for New Bedford routes

SRTA is seeking comments for several service changes proposed for New Bedford.

A Public Hearing is scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2023 at 12:30 PM at the New Bedford Public Library – Main Branch at 613 Pleasant St., Third Floor Meeting Room.

SRTA is seeking public comment on proposed changes to New Bedford routes. You can see the details and map changes here. We encourage you to provide comments in-person at the hearing, however if you are unable to attend we will accept comments in a variety of formats.

All comments received before the hearing date will be included in the public record for the service change and will be considered with the same weight as in-person comments. When submitting a comment, please include your full name, city/town of residence, and specify which proposal or proposals you are commenting on.

Comments will be accepted through September 14, 2023 in the following formats:

We have several ways the public can provide comment and all comments received before or during the hearing will be included in the public record and considered with equal value. Comments will be accepted through September 14 in the following formats:

§ Email:

§ Postal Mail:
SRTA – Fall River Service Changes
700 Pleasant St
Suite 530
New Bedford, MA 02740

§ Voicemail: 508-296-4583

§ Text: 508-296-4583

This is the Facebook post for the hearing and it is shareable:

This link will direct you to our website which has all the details of the service changes being proposed. SRTA website:

If you have any concerns or would like to discuss the proposals, how we developed these proposals, or the anticipated timeline for approval and implementation, please feel free to email or call me. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. We strive to provide reliable public transit that meets the needs of our customers and community members.”

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