Public Transportation

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) (external link) provides safe and efficient bus service to the public. For more information, call 413-781-7782. The UMass Transit Service (external link) is committed to providing safe, efficient, and economical mobility to members of the University / College communities, the public, and members of the University community needing special transportation. For more information, call 413-545-0056.

PVTA Bus Tracker myStop Mobile App is here!

Do you ride the PVTA bus and want to know when your bus will get to your stop? Get the myStop mobile app for Apple or Android today and know where your bus is along it's route.


No Taxi Companies are currently licensed in Amherst. Uber and Lyft are not currently required to meet any local licensing standards. 

ValleyBike Share

Visit for more details and bike locations. Learn about the ValleyBike Free Access Pass Program here.

Driver's License / Vehicle Registration

For information on driver's licenses and/or vehicle registration, contact the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (external link) at 1-800-858-3926.

Resident Parking Permits

Permits to park on residential streets are issued by the Collectors Office. Proof of residency is required. Visitor passes are available. For more information, call 413-259-3020 or apply online for your permit here