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UMass Lowell has ended its subsidy for commuter rail tickets from the Lowell's Gallagher Terminal to North Station in Boston as of December 28, 2018.
The end of free pilot service, comes following changes by the MBTA that make the partnership financially unsustainable for the university. We hope to offer other options for our community in the future.
Boston and points between Lowell and Boston
UMass Lowell students and employees are able to use the LRTA and line 01/41 on the MVRTA at no cost, by scanning the UMass Lowell UCARD.
Note: If you're looking for information about our on-campus shuttle system, the River Hawk Roadster, follow the links to the Shuttle services in the navigation bar on the left. The information below is about the public transit agencies in the area which are not affiliated with the university.
To be eligible to use the LRTA and MVRTA with your UCard, you must meet one of the following criteria by being:
In addition, we have partnered with the LRTA and they created line (line 20) that will service the ICC weekdays. From 7 to 11 a.m. LRTA buses will run between the ICC, University Crossing, North Campus and Downtown Lowell. After 11 a.m. the transportation services will resume service with the regular UMass Lowell shuttles.
To the train station and getting around Lowell
Lawrence, Methuen, and points east
There are numerous taxi services operating in Lowell which can be taken to the transit terminal, campus, and many other destinations.