Making Connections: Addison County and Beyond
TVT partners with GMT to provide the Middlebury/Burlington LINK service. TVT runs this service on Saturdays. During the week the LINK is operated by GMT. Contact GMT online: ridegmt.com, or call 802-864-2282.
MVRTD (The Bus – Rutland)
TVT and MVRTD collaborate to provide the Rutland Connector Route Monday thru Saturday. Contact MVRTD online: thebus.com, or call 802-773-3244.
Share the Ride – GoVermont
The State of Vermont Agency of Transportation GoVermont program provides a website and ridesharing database to help commuters and travelers get around. When you join Go! Vermont, you can find carpool rides that match your schedule and personal ride criteria. Just sign up, enter your start and end address, set your preferences, and you’ll see the carpool ride matches available to you. You’ll even be rewarded for all of your green commutes! By signing up in the GoVermont database, commuters are eligible for the Guaranteed Ride Home program. To learn more, go to connectingcommuters.org
You can also call their Q&A hotline with your carpool questions at 800-685-7433.
Another great resource for carpooling is Front Porch Forum, a free online forum specific to your neighborhood where you can coordinate carpooling with neighbors. Looking for other ways to start or join a carpool? Email your co-workers, or post on your employer’s bulletin board.
- Cut 50% of your daily commute costs!
- Reduce wear and tear on your vehicle.
- Fewer cars on the road mean less carbon in the air.
- Registered Go! Vermont users qualify for the Guaranteed Ride Home Benefit, so you’re never stranded if plans change.
- A special pass allows Go! Vermont members to park in specially designated parking spots. Just call or e-mail us and we’ll be happy to send one along.
Park and Rides
The following Park & Ride facilities in Addison County are served by TVT and can also be used for ridesharing:
- Leicester: Next to town office on Leicester-Whiting Rd
- Salisbury: Junction of Maple St. and West Salisbury Rd., just off Rte 7
- Middlebury: Middlebury Storage on Exchange St
- New Haven: New Haven Center behind the Town Hall on North St.
- Starksboro: Behind Town Office on Rte 116
- Ferrisburgh: Junction of Routes 22A & 7
The Park & Rides listed below are available for ridesharing. As TVT’s bus system expands, these facilities will also be served.
- Bridport: Across street from the Town Office, just off Rte 30
- Cornwall: Town Office parking lot, Rte 30
- Orwell: Next to elementary school on Monkton Road
- Vergennes: Corner of Routes 22A & 7
Overnight parking spaces are available in downtown Middlebury behind the Ilsley Library on the lower level.
To establish a Park & Ride in your community please call TVT for assistance at 388-2287.
Megabus and Greyhound
Megabus and Greyhound offer daily inter-state bus service from Burlington locations. For more information go to us.megabus.com or greyhound.com. The 116 Commuter stops a block away from the Megabus stop on UVM’s campus. The LINK connects with GMT local routes that connect with Greyhound stops at Burlington International Airport.
Vermont Translines Interstate Bus Service connects the Addison County community to the Burlington International Airport, White River Junction, Lebanon, NH, Albany, NY and other points. Effective November 1, 2014, the interstate bus picks up and drops off at College Library/Storrs Avenue daily at 9:00 am southbound and 6:00 pm northbound.
For full schedule and fare info, contact Vermont Translines at vttranslines
Burlington International Airport
Once in Burlington via the M-F or Saturday LINK, from Cherry Street, use GMT Routes #1 and #12 to get to the airport. This takes approximately 30 minutes. Visit ridegmt.com for those schedules.
Southern Vermont Regional Airport (Rutland)
From Middlebury, you can take the Rutland Connector and connect with the MVRTD Rutland to Bellows Falls Commuter route to the Rutland Airport. For more information go to thebus.com.
The Ethan Allen Express to NYC departs daily from Rutland. The Rutland Connector 5:30 am M-F from Middlebury can take riders to the train station to catch the Ethan Allen. The Rutland Connector Saturday 9:30 am run from Middlebury can also take riders to the train station to catch the weekend Ethan Allen. Visit amtrak.com or call 1-800-872-7245 for more information.
Middlebury Transit (MT)
MT is a locally owned and operated company providing point to point pre-arranged custom ground transportation service. Visit middleburytransit.com or call 802-388-3838 for more information.
Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT)
TVT has multiple bus stops that connect with the Trail Around Middlebury (TAM). Pick up a TAM map and look for the TVT logo. Visit maltvt.org or call 388-1007 for more information.