Transportation Department 
City Bus Service 
Note: For School Bus, contact (207) 767-7714

Welcome to the City Bus Service Home page. Here you can check schedule information, find out what's new and upcoming, send us e-mail, and send comments.

Office Hours:

8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday through Friday 

9:30 AM to 6:00 PM on Saturday & Sunday.

Office Phone (207) 767-5556. The times above do not reflect the time tables of the buses so check the schedule information on the related pages, and if you have any questions please feel free to call, one of our courteous dispatchers would be glad to assist you in any way. Schedules are also available on any of the buses, Hannaford's, Shaw's or City Hall in South Portland.

Donna Tippett, Director of Transportation Department
Richard Sargent, Operations Supervisor

 

6/15/21 - Construction on Evans St. begins on Thursday, 6/17. Delays are expected through the completion date on Friday, July 2nd.

 

WE ARE HIRING DRIVERS

Full-time with Great Benefits! Earn up to $21.52/Hour!

Find the job posting and description on the City's Jobs page 

Job Opportunities

SERVICE ALERT  UPDATE 

 

COVID News- There are no longer limits on how many people can ride the bus, but MASKS ARE STILL REQUIRED until further notice from the CDC.  

 

FARE COLLECTION RESUMES - Beginning October 1, 2020r fare collection will resume. Riders will pay using the new electronic fare system or cash. Riders paying cash will only be able to transfer for free on South Portland bus routes.

Updated Fare Prices: HERE

  The new system is called DiriGo TouchPass (LINK to website with info) 

  • DiriGo TouchPass Mobile App --
    Download TouchPass Transit on your smartphone, click on DiriGo,
    Register your account, add money using a credit or debit card, and scan the QR code from your phone on the reader when you board the bus, find a seat. Information and Directions - HERE
    --- OR
  • DIriGo TouchPass Card -
    Get your card (visit DIriGoTouchPass.org for list of locations), register your card, add money to your account using a credit or debit card OR visit the METRO Pulse at Elm Street, Saco Transportation Center, South Portland City Hall, or your local CVS (look for more options soon!) to add money to your DIriGO TouchPass Card; tap your smartcard to the reader when you board the bus; find a seat.
    Information and Directions - HERE
    -- OR
  • PAY CASH (Exact Change) -- NEW FARE PRICES:
    Full Local Fare is now $2.00 | Reduced Fare is $1