CrossTown Connect's Town Transportation

Get information on daytime transportation services within the towns of CrossTown Connect. See below for information for the MinuteVan Dial-A-Ride and Cross Acton Transit (CAT) shuttle services.

Cross-Acton Transit (The CAT) is an hourly fixed-route bus service in Acton that links residential areas, businesses, and the South Acton Commuter Rail station together.

Cross Acton Transit (CAT)

Hours of Operation

Monday thru Friday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Please note, the shuttle does not run on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and Christmas Day.

Where Can I Go?

Please see schedule for designated stops and times.


Track the CAT online anytime with live GPS updates on it's current location: http://www.crossactontransit.com/

How Much Does It Cost?

$1 per trip (one way fare)

MinuteVan Dial-A-Ride

Hours of Operation

Monday thru Friday

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

12:15 PM - 6:15 PM


Please note, the shuttle does not run on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and Christmas Day.

Where Can I Go?

The service covers anywhere in Acton, Boxborough, Littleton, Maynard and medical facilities in Concord as well as other select locations. Call 978-844-6809 to see if the service goes to your destination.

How Much Does It Cost?

$1 per trip

How to Ride

Reservations are made on a first-come first-served basis and must be made 24 hours in advance. Customers are urged to book trips as soon as they know they will need them in order to get their desired time. Trips can be booked up to one month in advance. Children under the age of 12 can ride with an adult, and children 12 to 18 may ride alone with their parent’s permission. A permission packet must be completed before a trip is booked for passengers aged 12 to 18.

The MinuteVan is a shared Dial-A-Ride service intended to safely and efficiently transport as many passengers at a time as possible. It is open to all riders including students 12 and older.  MinuteVan Dial-A-Ride service can be used for many purposes including work, medical appointments, shopping, social and recreational reasons depending on the service area. All services are provided with wheelchair accessible vehicles.