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Public Meetings & Service Changes

The Final Public Meetings have been scheduled. Scroll down to view final route changes.

WAREHAM
Thursday, December 2, 2021
3:00PM

Wareham Town Hall
54 Marion Road, Wareham
Auditorium

Meeting will be in person and MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND.

Can’t Come In Person? You have options.

If you are unable to attend a meeting but would like to comment on any of the proposed routes or route changes there are several options.

  1. Attend the virtual public meeting on Thursday, December 2 at 6:30PM. Zoom link will be posted on the GATRA website the day before the meeting.
  2. Call GATRA at 800-483-2500
  3. Call 774-406-4911 to leave a voicemail comment
  4. Text 774-406-4911
  5. Email customercomments@gatra.org
  6. Message us on Facebook @GATRATRANSIT

Comments accepted until January 3, 2022

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Service Changes to Wareham Routes

Wareham Routes – Comments Accepted Until January 3, 2022

The hub in Wareham will be moved from Cranberry Plaza to the Wareham Village Station downtown. 

Proposed Route A will serve the Wareham Village Station, Swifts Beach, Cromesett Rd., Shaw’s Plaza, Rosebrook, Wareham Crossing, Walmart, and the Middleborough/Lakeville MBTA Station. The route will end at the intersection of Route 58 and Cranberry Highway, but will deviate to the Middleborough/Lakeville MBTA Station on select morning and evening trips. Marion Rd. between the Shaw’s Plaza and Cromesett Rd. will be a “No Stop Zone”. Passengers will be unable to get on or off the bus in that area. 

Proposed Route B will serve Wareham Village Station, Mill Pond, YMCA, Glen Charlie Road, Cranberry Plaza, Onset, Buzzards Bay Station, Agawam Village. Cranberry Highway between the Tractor Supply Co. entrance/exit and Main Ave. will be a “No Stop Zone”. Passengers will be unable to get on or off the bus in that area. 


Wareham-Plymouth Connection

Route will start at Wareham Village Station, travel along Cranberry Highway to Wareham District Court, travel north on Route 58, serve the Carver Council on Aging, continue north on Route 58, serve Meadowbrook Apartments and Our Lady of Lourdes Church, travel north on S. Meadow Road, serve Pinehurst Mobile Home Village, serve Market Basket, serve MAP Academy, and end at Colony Place. 


Wareham-New Bedford Connection

Wareham-New Bedford Connection will now serve Wareham Village Station and Wareham Crossing. This route will no longer serve Cranberry Plaza. 

Routing between New Bedford and the Wareham Town Hall will remain unchanged. 

Connections to GATRA Wareham routes and to Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority’s Bourne Route can be made at Wareham Village Station. 

Service Changes to Taunton Routes

New Route 4 – Combines Routes 1 & 9 with additional service on Highland St.

This route will combine the current Route 1 and Route 9. After leaving Presbrey Court the new Route 4 will turn right on Somerset Ave., right on Highland St., left on Cohannet St., right on Warner Blvd., serve Hannafords, and continue the current Route 1 routing back to the terminal. 

Warner Blvd. south of Cohannet St., Spring St., South St., and Railroad Ave. will no longer be served. 

The bus will alternate taking a left and right out of the GATRA terminal in order to serve the loop in both directions. 


New Route 2 – Broadway to Market Basket/Walmart

New GATRA Route 2 serving Broadway to Market Basket and Walmart. 

The new Route 2 will take a right out of the terminal, travel on Washington St., left on Broadway, serve Market Basket, Walmart, then return to the terminal via Broadway and Washington St. 

Service Changed to Attleboro Routes

Route 10

Route 10 will no longer serve Circle Court. Circle Court will now be served by the new Route 14.


Route 11 – Now serving Market Basket via Benefit St.

After serving the stop at Broadway & Benefit, the route will continue on Benefit St., turn left on Cottage St, turn left on Newport Ave., and continue to Market Basket. 


Route 12 – Now Serving Broadway & Benefit

Route 24 will be eliminated, however, the entire route will be covered by Route 12. 

Brown & Mendon will be served on trips that serve Attleboro High School. 

Route 11 will serve Brown & Mendon on every trip. 


Route 14 – Now leaving from the North Hub

Proposed Route 14 will now start at the North Hub and serve: 

• Circle Court 

• Sunset Acres 

• Target/Stop & Shop 

• Plainridge Park Casino 

Proposed Route 14 will serve the Plainville Council on Aging via Park St. and Route 106 by deviation on certain trips throughout the day. 

Proposed Route 14 will no longer serve Man Mar Drive bus stop. Passengers can board GATRA along Messenger St. 


Route 15 – New Downtown Routing

Proposed Route 15 will serve Union St, Sturdy Memorial Hospital via Oneil Blvd., Maple St., La Salette Shrine, Hillcrest Acres Apartments, and return to the Attleboro Intermodal Transit Center using Emory St. 

This route will no longer serve Park St. south of the La Salette Shrine, including Oakhill. 


Route 16 – New Downtown Routing

Route 16 changes are related to the entrance and exit of the Attleboro Intermodal Transit Center Only. 

Proposed Route 16 outbound will leave the Attleboro Intermodal Transit Center by taking a left on S Main St., left on Wall St., left on County St, left on Olive St., and serve Attleboro Crossing. 

Proposed Route 16 inbound will serve Attleboro Crossing, left on Olive St., right on Riverfront Dr., and right into the Attleboro Intermodal Transit Center. 


Route 18 – No Longer Serving Sturdy Memorial Hospital

The Route 18 will no longer serve Sturdy Memorial Hospital. The route will serve BCC and continue to the Attleboro Intermodal Transit Center.


Route 24

Route 24 will be eliminated, however, the entire route will be covered by Route 12. 

Brown & Mendon will be served by the Route 12 on trips that serve Attleboro High School. 

Route 11 will serve Brown & Mendon on every trip.

Service Changes to Plymouth Routes

Plymouth Center Routing Changes 

Freedom Link, Liberty Link, and Mayflower Link will use N. Park Ave, Water St, and Memorial Dr . to access the Plymouth Center stop. 

Manomet/Cedarville Link  

The Manomet/Cederville Link will no longer deviate off its route.

The route will also be extended along State Road to terminate at the Sagamore Park & Ride.