Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority

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Area served Martha's Vineyard, MA
Founded 1980
Fleet size 37 (fixed route), 6 (paratransit)
Number of routes 14
Ridership 1,306,704 (2015, annual)
Operator Transit Connection, Inc.
Website vineyardtransit.com
Facebook facebook.com/Marthas-Vineyard-Transit-Authority-VTA-154148694652203

Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority, or VTA, is the bus system serving the communities in Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. The operations of this bus service is contracted to Transit Connection, Inc.

Routes

Map & schedules

Please see the Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority routes page

Fares

Current

Peak Season

Traveling between...
Distance One Town Two Towns Three Towns Four Towns Five Towns
Fare $2.00 $4.00 $6.00 $8.00 $10.00

Off-Season

Traveling between...
Distance One Town Two Towns Three Towns Four Towns Five Towns
Fare $1.25 $2.50 $3.75 $5.00 $6.25

Divide fares by two for the reduced fare (Disabled, military veterans, passengers 65 and older)

Passes

Fare Type 1-Day Pass 3-Day Pass 7-Day Pass 31-Day Pass Annual Pass Youth Pass Senior Pass Island Youth (Ages 7-18)
Full fare $10.00 $18.00 $30.00 $60.00 $150.00 $75.00 $40.00 $50.00
Reduced fare $5.00 $10.00 $20.00 $40.00 $75.00 N/A

Notes

Reduced fare requirements are the same as those laid out for the standalone fares.
Distinction between "Youth" and "Island Youth" is that "Island Youth" must be able to prove they live on the island (It is essentially a school bus pass).

Facilities

Garage/Office

  • Address: 11 A St., Airport Business Park, Edgartown, MA 02539
  • Email: info@vineyardtransit.com
  • Fax: (508) 693-9953
  • Phone: (508) 693-9440

Bus Fleet

Current Roster

As of August 2023.

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
69-73 2010 IC Bus RE300 40' International MaxxForce DT Allison
70 (2nd) 2006 New Flyer D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
82-84 Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority 83-a.jpg 2014 IC Bus RE300 40' International MaxxForce DT Allison
  • Used on the route 13
83-84 (2nd) 2006 New Flyer D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R
85 2014 IC Bus RE300 40' International MaxxForce DT Allison
  • 2015 model.
  • Used on the route 13
86-89 Martha's Vineyard Regional Transit Authority 86-a.jpg 2015 NFI MD30 Cummins ISB6.7 Allison B300R
  • Built and delivered in 2015.
90-93 2016 NFI MD30 Cummins ISB6.7 Allison B300R
  • 90-92 are 2016 models
  • 93 is a 2015 model.
94-96 Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority 96-a.jpeg 2016 NFI MD35 Cummins ISB6.7 Allison B300R
  • 2016 models.
97 Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority 97-a.jpg 2017 NFI XD40 Cummins L9
  • Used on the route 13
98-99 Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority 98-a .JPG 2018 BYD K7M
  • Delivered on June 27, 2018.
100-103 Martha's Vineyard Transit Authority 103-a.jpg 2018 BYD K9S
  • Delivered on June 27, 2018.
104-107 2019 BYD K9S
108-109 2020 BYD K7M
110-111 2021 BYD K9M
112 2021 BYD K8M
113 2021 BYD K7M BYD EQ13B
In-wheel Motor
Direct-Drive
114 2023 BYD K8M
  • 2022 model
122-124 2023 Karsan e-Jest
  • Delivered in July 2023
  • Entered service in August 2023

On Order

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
No known outstanding orders

Retired Roster

This roster is incomplete.

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
27, 37, 40, 42, 44 ? Blue Bird CSFE
  • Unknown amount of buses.
35 1982 BIA Orion I
(01.504)
49-52 2002 Blue Bird CSRE Cummins ISC
  • 51 was the last active bus in this series
    • It was used on the route 11 towards the end of its life
54 2004 Blue Bird CSRE Cummins ISC
55-56 2005 ElDorado National Transmark RE 32' Cummins ISC
57-58 2006 ElDorado National XHF 32' Cummins ISC
59-61 2007 ElDorado National XHF 32' Cummins ISC
62-63 2008 ElDorado National XHF 32' Cummins ISC
64 2008 ElDorado National XHF 29' Cummins ISC
74-76 2011 IC Bus HC International MaxxForce DT Allison
77 2012 IC Bus HC International MaxxForce DT Allison
78-79 2012 IC Bus RE300 35' International MaxxForce DT Allison
  • Used primarily on the route 13
80 2013 IC Bus RE300 35' International MaxxForce DT Allison
  • Used primarily on the route 13
81 2014 IC Bus HC International MaxxForce DT Allison
8707 1987 GMC RTS-06
(T7W-606)
Detroit Diesel 6V71TA Allison V730
9113, 9121,
9124-9125
1991 TMC RTS-06
(T70-606)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison VR731

References