About ARTS:

Aroostook Regional Transportation System, Inc. (ARTS) is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1979. Since that time, ARTS has provided a demand-response door to door transportation services for the people of Aroostook County. ARTS provides transportation to all towns in Aroostook County, Patten/Stacyville in Penobscot County and Danforth in Washington County.

Transportation services are provided for the general public, individuals with disabilities, and the elderly at affordable rates. Services are provided for Aroostook Area Agency on Aging, Central Aroostook Association, LogistiCare (MaineCare) and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services through a contracted rate with no charge to the individuals.

ARTS demand-response door-to-door services are provided by buses or vans that are all handicapped accessible vehicles.

ARTS Mission:

Transport and assist people in meeting their transportation needs.

ARTS modes of transportation:

The modes of transportation ARTS uses to provide service and to meet the people’s transportation needs are: ARTS’ bus system, volunteer drivers, private car drivers and taxis. ARTS has a friend and family reimbursement program for qualifying low income people through the Maine Department of Health and Human Service contract.

How ARTS is funded:

ARTS receives federal and state funds in the form of grants through Maine Department of Transportation and Department of Health and Human Services, local contracts through a variety of agencies, and fares from individuals riding. Some of the federal and state funds are dedicated to purchase vehicles to meet the transportation needs.

Aroostook Regional Transportation System, Inc.
PO Box 552
24 Houlton Road
Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 764-1290 (Main Office)
(207) 764-3384 or 1-800-442-3320 (Bus)
(207) 764-5246 (Other Business)
(207) 764-5579 (fax)