Transit West Project

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  TRANSIT WEST PROJECT
   

 

Background:
Greater Portland Transit District METRO and project partners are planning public transit improvements in Gorham, Westbrook, Portland and South Portland. Service starts August 2018.
--Link to Fact Sheet.


Check out these proposed route maps:

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Transit West Map:

NEW routes planned for August 2018

  Husky Line
  Service to Gorham,
  USM campuses, downtown Portland


   Blue Line
   Service from Westbrook
   to Maine Mall Area.

 

       

Routes2 4 Existing




METRO Routes 2 and 4 -- 
Existing Routes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Routes2 4 Proposed w blue

 

 

Proposed Routes, with NEW Husky Line and Blue Lines:

Proposed Changes to Route 4 Service
(REFER TO MAP )






Segments north of downtown Westbrook on Cumberland St.,

Bridge St., Myrtle St., and Brown St. (The BLUE LINE will replace Route 4 in these areas)

Increased frequency to segments sound of downtown Westbrook,
on Mechanic St. and to IDEXX

Expand Route 4 to "Hamlet" mobile home park, south of IDEXX.

Hannaford Westbrook service on William Clarke Drive. 
Route will no longer provide service into plaza.

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Decison Points for Service:

HUSKY LINE:

Which route between Gorham and Westbrook would you prefer?
Main St. / Route 25 OR New Portland Road.

BLUE LINE: 
Northern Routing: 
East Bridge St. to Hannaford, Forest Ave and Riverside
OR Austin St./Pride St. to Prides Corner. Other??


BLUE LINE
Southern Section: Spring Cummings St. and Running Hill Road

OR Congress ST and Western Ave.  OTHER?

Metro TransitWest 11 17w decision points

The "Transit West" Survey has closed; however, questions and comments are still welcome.
Stop by the METRO Pulse at Elm Street; call 207-774-0351 or email staff.

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Transit West Task Force

A Transit West Task Force, with representatives from USM and communities along the proposed routes, has been formed to to plan aspects of the new service.

 Task Force Meeting Dates
September 27, 2017 
Link to Agenda and Supporting Materials
Click here for additional information presented at meeting.

December 6, 2017.
Link to Agenda and Supporting Materials
Link to additional information presented at meeting

The next meeting is: January 17, 2018
Please check back for location and agenda.

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February 21, 2018
March 21, 2018
April 18, 2018
May 23, 2018
June 20, 2018

Meetings are subject to change.
Please check back for date, location and supporting materials.


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Additional Background:
Link to (8.14.17) Transit West press release

Please check back for updates.

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