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Special Services

The Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA) Office of Special Services provides an array of transportation services to include the following: Non-ADA and ADA EZ Trans services, Boxford Ring & Ride, Rte. 22 Ring & Ride, Rte. 42 Ring & Ride, Plum Island Ring & Ride, Georgetown Ring & Ride, Groveland Ring & Ride, Newbury Ring & Ride, and West Newbury Ring & Ride. 

Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority (MVRTA) provides a Medi-Ride transportation service for MVRTA Special Services customers to travel from the MVRTA service area to the Lahey Clinic in 
Peabody and to hospitals in the City of Boston for access to their medical appointments. 

Effective July 23, 2017 - NEW Sunday Service Hours: 9am-5:50pm for ADA EZ Trans Riders and Groveland Ring & Ride.

View "EZ Trans"

View "Ring & Ride" 

View "Boston/Peabody Medi-Ride"

View "How to Ride Special Services" FAQs

Please Note: -- 

The MVRTA Office of Special Services provides origin-to-destination services with MVRTA lift-equipped vehicles and is intended to safely and efficiently accommodate as many passengers per trip as possible. 

These services are: 
  • Reliable and economic public transportation.
  • Shared ride services
  • Advance reservation services, which must be booked at least one to two days in advance depending on the services you are requesting
  • Origin to Destination services
These services are not: 
  • Ambulance services
  • Taxi services
  • Emergency services
  • On-call services

Service is not available on the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Patriots’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

For language assistance for filling out the application is available by calling the MVRTA's Office of Special Services: 978-469-6878 option 3.

For additional information, please feel free to call the MVRTA Office of Special Services at 469-6878 and select Option 3 when prompted, or e-mail You can also use our contact us form on this website. 

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