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Changes to Bus Routes 72/74/75/78

Effective December 22, 2019

How This Route is Changing

Routes are shifting on Routes 72, 74, 75, and schedules are changing on Routes 72, 74, 75, and 78.

Map of Service Changes

Explore this map to learn more about changes to stops along this route.

What You Can Expect

Route 72 will operate inbound-only 6:45 – 9:30 AM and outbound-only 2:45 – 7:15 PM.

If you take Route 72...

  • For AM inbound and PM outbound service directly from and to Aberdeen Ave, continue to use Route 72.
  • During peak service hours, board at Huron Ave @ Larchwood Dr. for best frequency (on Routes 72 and 75) rather than Aberdeen Ave (Route 72 only). Route 72 and 75 will be coordinated for more even frequencies.
  • At other times, board at Huron Ave for Route 75 service, which will operate more frequently all day on weekdays and Saturdays, or board at Mt Auburn St for Routes 71 and 73 service.

Route 74 will no longer serve Bright Rd and Blanchard Rd but service along Concord Ave will be more frequent all day on weekdays and Saturdays. For service to or from…

  • Bright Rd, take Route 75, with added frequency
  • Blanchard Rd, board at Concord Ave for Route 74 or Bright Rd for Route 75

Route 75 will serve more of Huron Ave and will omit Concord Ave between Fresh Pond Parkway and Huron Ave. Service will be more frequent all day on weekdays and Saturdays. For service to or from…

  • Concord Ave between Fresh Pond Parkway and Huron Ave, take Routes 74 or 78, with more even frequencies between the 2 routes

Routes 72, 74, 75 and 78 will be coordinated for more even frequencies.

Why We're Making These Changes

By staying on Concord and bypassing Bright Rd and Blanchard Rd, we can reduce travel times and provide more frequent service on Route 74. By using Huron Ave and reinvesting some of the resources currently dedicated to Route 72, we can reduce travel times and provide more frequent service on Route 75. We can also achieve more even frequencies along Concord Ave between Routes 74 and 78.

Downloads

Winter 2020 Routes 72/74/75 schedule PDF

Winter 2020 Route 78 schedule PDF

 

Better Bus Project

Better Bus Project: Making transit better together

As part of the Better Bus Project, this route change allows us to better invest in long-term changes like adding more buses, more drivers, and more garages.

Learn about the Better Bus Project

Better Bus Project

Better Bus Project: Making transit better together

As part of the Better Bus Project, this route change allows us to better invest in long-term changes like adding more buses, more drivers, and more garages.

Learn about the Better Bus Project