The Bedford Local Transit (BLT), the Town of Bedford's public transportation service, offers destinations and a discounted fare program! The BLT offers a deviated door-to-door fixed route to shopping malls and other stops in Bedford, Market Basket in Billerica on Tuesdays. Anyone may ride the BLT. The BLT uses a wheelchair-accessible van.
The BLT is funded in part by the MBTA.
The Bedford Local Transit (BLT)
Town Center Building, 12 Mudge Way
Bedford, MA 01730
Deviated Fixed Route
The BLT deviated fixed route services operates along a fixed route, but the bus may depart from the route to go to a specific location. This may include traveling to residences, employment locations, schools and shopping areas. The bus then returns to the route and continues to provide regular service. The BLT offers routes to shopping destinations within Bedford and Billerica (Tuesdays only). To ride on a fixed route, board at any of the stops at the times listed. Alternatively, you may flag down the BLT along its way during the time of the fixed route run and the driver will stop if it is safe to do so.
For out-of-town Tuesday shopping trips ONLY, riders may pre-book by calling to arrange rides in advance, but you must confirm your ride on the morning of the trip between 7 and 8 a.m. For all other fixed route stops, you may simply board at the stop without calling first.
Door to Door Service
The BLT offers a deviated fixed route with pick ups from your door within Bedford throughout each weekday in between fixed route runs. Trips to Market Basket in Billerica will be every Tuesday. To arrange a ride, call the BLT at 781-275-2255 between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. for a ride later that day. Rides are arranged on a first-come, first-served basis and all slots may be taken before 8 a.m. You may call for medical appointment rides up to three days in advance.
The fare for adult riders (ages 18-64) is $2.00 each way in-town and $4.00 each way out of town. For Youth (under 18), Seniors and Medicare card holders the fare is $1.00 each way in-town and $2.00 each way out of town. A card good for 25 $1 fare tickets is available for $20 from the BLT driver or by calling 781-275-6825. Riders must pay their fare as they enter the bus.
Click below for Bedford Local Transit (BLT) Weekly Schedule
|BLT Route Schedule||1.03 MB|