Sept. 30, 2016

Effective Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, Ma. Bus Plus cancelled some subsidized routes operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines. The early morning Western Tier route Albany-Williamstown-Greenfield-Springfield, as well as the route in the opposite direction have been cancelled. The second Western Tier midday route originating in Springfield has been renewed.

The Marlborough-Boston commuter routes have also been cancelled. In addition, the MaxBus Northampton-Gardiner-Fitchburg-Worcester has been cancelled.

Lack of bus ridership was the stated reason for the cancellations.

Bus Plus pulls the plug