MidCoast Public Transportation provides services to the general public in Waldo, Knox, Lincoln & Sagadahoc counties

HOURS: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
TELEPHONE: (855) 930 7900, Option 2
FAX: (207) 218-1159

Belfast & Rockland DASH Schedule change, effective April 10, 2023

Please note as of April 10, 2023, the Belfast DASH and the Rockland DASH routes will return to a set route schedules. You will no longer need to call to schedule a pickup.

Rockland & Belfast service days and hours

Belfast DASH will operate Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Rockland DASH will operate Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Are drivers able to make change?

  • Exact Fare is required for boarding and purchasing 12 punch or monthly bus passes.
  • Cash payments over the established fares will be considered donations.
  • 12 punch and monthly pass purchases can be made with cash, personal check or debit/credit cards.

Will I be able to schedule Flex stops?

  • Yes, you will need to call (207) 930 7900, option 2 to schedule a flex stop, scheduled based on availability and 2 business days’ notice is required.

Will the prices and fares change?

  • Tickets and fares:  $2.00 per boarding. $1.00 for Seniors 60+, Students & passengers aged 6-17, Individuals with disabilities (Please have appropriate ID ready). Children 5 and younger can ride free with accompanying adult (One child per adult) . $20.00 12 Punch Ticket, $50.00 Monthly bus Pass, please call (855) 930 7900, option 2, for more information and to purchase. Credit and debit cards accepted. Exact fare only on vehicles, please. Chickadee cards are no longer required.

What are the fares if the passenger lives outside the DASH route but want to go to any of the DASH stops?

  • If the client lives outside the established DASH route and Flex designated area on the maps, the fare price would be determined on the current established fare structure.
  • If the trip is not a DASH trip, the minimum fare is $3.00.

How can I get more information about the DASH changes and other services?    

Other demand response services can be scheduled depending on availability $1.50 per mile. Discounts are available to seniors and disabled passengers going to a medical appointment. Please call (207) 338-4769 for further details.

Transportation Support Program: Applications are available to receive funding assistance for transportation. Proof of income is required for the application to be processed, but not all funding sources have income limitations or requirements. Support Request Form – Fillable

No service on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous People’s Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Floating Holiday (typically the day after Thanksgiving Day).

Title VI, Non-Discrimination & Civil Rights
Mid-Coast Public Transportation (MCPT) will not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by law, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. If you feel you have been subject to discrimination under Title VI, you may submit a complaint to: Civil Rights Office, MaineDOT, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0016, or the Director of MCPT via email info@midcoastpublictransportation.org or call 207 930 7900.

We will be adding services during 2024.  Please keep checking this website for updates.

Thank you for your patience, understanding, and cooperation.

 – The Team at Mid-Coast Public Transportation

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