The above image depicts a MBTA bus with a lowered handicap ramp.
The MBTA’s On-Street Workhorse
The MBTA bus network includes 170 routes across 44 cities and towns.
The MBTA operates four primary service types: Silver Line, Key Bus Routes, Express and Local. The bus network is a critical component of the MBTA system, carrying 446,000 passengers on an average weekday, or about 30% of all MBTA passenger trips.