Green Mountain Express - Bus Schedules

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Current Route and Schedule

The Green Mountain Express Schedule Brochure for 2016 is also available for download: (Adobe pdf 3MB)

View a Full Summary of the New Schedule Changes, Effective: Monday, July 10, 2016 HERE
If you need a larger print schedule or language interpretation assistance, please ask your driver, both are available through the GMCN Office at 447-0477.

Schedules AS OF August 10th, 2015:
Bennington Area Map
Full Area Map
Bennington Blue Line
Bennington Area
Blue Line
Bennington Red Line
Bennington Area
Red Line
Bennington Green Line Saturday
Bennington Area (SAT.)
Green Line
Light Green Line
Shopping - Bennington College - SVC
North Bennington - Bennington College - SVC - Brown Line
North Bennington - Bennington College - SVC
- Brown Line
Bennington - Pownal - Williamstown - Purple Line
Bennington - Pownal - Williamstown
- Purple Line Regional
Manchester-Bennington Regional
Manchester-Bennington
Orange Line Regional
Bennington - Brattleboro - Emerald Line
Bennington - Brattleboro
Emerald Line
How to Read the Schedule
How to Read the Schedule

Code of Conduct

To ensure everyone has a safe and comfortable journey, the following must be observed while riding with GMCN. GMCN drivers have to right to refuse service to those who do not comply with the code of conduct.

  • Please stay seated and behind yellow line while vehicle is in motion, keep aisle clear and do not disturb other passengers, and do not talk to driver while vehicle is in motion.
  • Seats in front of the bus are reserved for elders, passengers with disabilities and those needing child seats. Please vacate if needed.
  • Use headphones when listening to personal electronic devices. Keep all food and beverages in closed containers.
  • Use of alcohol, tobacco products, and electronic cigarettes are prohibited while on the bus.
  • For safety and sanitary reasons, all passengers are required to wear shoes and shirts, and limit odors that disturb other passengers.
  • Disruptive or unruly behavior, threats, foul, offensive language or harassment including, but not limited to, racial slurs or derogatory remarks based on race, gender, age, or sexual orientation is expressly prohibited on GMCN vehicles.
  • Seat belt use is suggested on buses.
  • Articles which, because of their size or the nature of their contents, may be dangerous to passengers shall not be allowed on the bus. Articles prohibited on GMCN buses include but are not limited to: car batteries, gasoline, kerosene, or any other flammable liquid; no weapons of any kind; illegal drugs; open containers of alcohol; animals, other than service animals, except those animals that can be carried in a closed bag or carrier; any article that cannot be safely held by a passenger or stored underneath a seat that could have potential to hurt another passenger if it were to collide with that passenger during an unscheduled stop.
  • Ask drivers for assistance to secure pull carts, strollers, walkers and wheelchairs.
  • It is a serious health risk to all passengers to allow patrons whose bodily fluids are exposed to ride the bus. Passengers who are experiencing this condition will be removed from the bus or denied access to the bus. This includes, but it not lim- ited to bodily eliminations, saliva, and blood.
  • Passengers are required to pay the proper fare for all GMCN transportation. We reserve the right to ask for a student ID.
  • For everyone's safety, surveillance cameras are in use.

FARES
Fee to ride all the routes, except Emerald Line. Children under 5 ride free. Prices subject to change. Discounted weekly and monthly rates available. See specific route for fare information.

ROUTE DEVIATIONS
GMCN buses will deviate up to 1/4 mile from the published routes to pick-up or drop-off passengers, cost is double the fare. Deviations are not included on Complimentary Passes; regular fee will be charged. To request a deviation, call GMCN a day in advance at (802) 447-0477 or ask a bus driver to assist you. If your deviation request cannot be accommodated at the desired schedule time then, per federal law, GMCN will provide the service up to 1 hour before or after the requested time.

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE TIMES
All times are approximate as weather, traffic, and construction along the route may affect schedule. Please plan on arriving at the bus stop five minutes prior to the scheduled time. Use the pullcord to signal the next stop, or tell your driver.

TRANSFERS
If you need to take more than one bus to get to where you need to go, ALWAYS ask the driver for a transfer to the next bus when you exit the first bus. Transfers are not accepted on the orange line when traveling northbound from Bennington or on the purple line when traveling south to Williamstown.

REQUESTING FLAG STOPS
Please call 447-0477 for information. Stop must be at a safe location.

EMERGENCY INFORMATION
In the event of seriously inclement weather or other emergency please call our office or tune your radio to: WBTN 1370 AM Bennington and WEQX 102.7 FM Manchester for significant route delays or cancellation information.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
Our vehicles do not run on major holidays. Call 802-447-0477 for details.

HANDICAPPED SERVICES
Handicapped Services All GMCN buses are ADA equipped with wheelchair lifts and tie-down spaces. If you need to use the wheelchair lift to ride the bus, the driver will assist you.

LOST AND FOUND
The Green Mountain Community Network, Inc. cannot be held responsible for items left in our vehicles, however we will retain any found items for one month.

FUNDING
Funding in part provided by Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Federal Transit Administration. We also thank our sponsors for their support. Contact us on how to become a sponsor.

SAFETY PLEDGE
Safety is our highest priority. Ongoing measures include driver background checks, random drug and alcohol tests, daily vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance. We pledge to constantly renew our efforts toward safety and continuously seek new programs and opportunities to increase safety on our system.

TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964
The Green Mountain Community Network, Inc. (Green Mtn. Express Transportation) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin as stipulated in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you feel you have been discriminated against based on your race, color, or national origin, you may file a complaint with the Vermont Agency of Transportation, Office of Civil Rights by calling 802-828- 6651 and stating that you would like to make a Title VI complaint. If you would like more information about your Title VI rights, you may call the Vermont Agency of Transportation, Office of Civil Rights and request it be provided to you.

STATE OF VT PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS LAW 9 V.S.A. S 4502 (a)
Public accommodations states an owner or operator of a place of public accommodation or an agent or employee of such owner or operator shall not, because of the race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity of any person, refuse, withhold from, or deny to that person any of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges of the place of public accommodation. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may file a complaint with Vermont Human Rights Commission by calling 1-800-416-2010 or by e-mail at human.rights@state.vt.us.

If you need a larger print schedule or language interpretation assistance, please ask your driver, both are available through the GMCN Office at 447-0477