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  • Meet the Lakes Region Explorer!

    Starting Monday, 8/17, the Lakes Region Bus will have a new name, a new look and an expanded route with service to Bridgton and many new stops along the way to Portland.

  • RTP Receives 2 Donations!

    RTP Received a $15,000 Gift from the John T. Gorman Foundation and a $15,000 gift from the Sam L. Cohen Foundation!


Established in 1976, RTP was formed by combining the transportation services provided by the Portland Chapter of the American Red Cross, York-Cumberland Senior Services and the Social Services of the Greater Portland Transit District. Today, RTP is a United Way agency that provides low-cost transportation to the elderly, social service agency clients, the economically disadvantaged and persons with disabilities throughout Cumberland County with the exception of Brunswick and Harpswell.

With a fleet of 36+ lift-equipped buses and vans, 30 agency certified drivers and a volunteer program that involves more than 30 drivers, RTP serves over 3,000 people countywide each year, providing more than a 600 rides a day to people who need to get to medical appointments, grocery shopping, work and other important places. Located at 127 St. John Street in Portland, RTP runs routes across Cumberland County each day, doing door-to-door rider pickups and drop-offs.

RTP serves 27 towns in the county. Some of the communities served include Portland, South Portland, Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth, Westbrook, Gorham, Falmouth, Yarmouth, Freeport, Windham, Standish, Casco, Bridgton and more.

For more information, call 207-774-2666 (1-800-244-0704)

RTP Complaint Process

Regional Transportation Program is committed to providing reliable, safe, and satisfying transportation options for the community. Riders of RTP are a fundamental aspect of our business and as such, their feedback is crucial to the growth and development of the agency.

The RTP Rider Complaint Policy has been established to ensure that riders of the system have an easy and accessible way to provide feedback to the agency. RTP is open to hearing any rider feedback including complaints, comments, suggestions, or concerns.

Civil Rights Notice

RTP is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation, denied benefits, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination or retaliation based on their race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability may file a Title VI complaint.  Complaints may be filed directly to RTP or to the MEDOT.  Complaints must be filed in writing and signed by the complainant or a representative and should include the complainant’s name, address, and telephone number or other means by which the complainant can be contacted.  Complaints must be filed within 180 days of the date of the alleged discrimination.

Complaints should be filed to:  Regional Transportation Program, Attn:  Executive Director, 127 Saint John Street, Portland, ME  04102  or    Civil Rights Office, MDOT, 16 State House Station, Augusta, ME  04333-0016 RTP will respond to any written Title VI complaint within 10 business days.

RTP Holiday Schedule

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Patriot’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July (if the 4th falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it is the day before/after)
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans’ Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Friday
  • Christmas

    RTP Board of Directors 2015

  • Fred Frawley, President
  • Suzanne Umland, Treasurer
  • Lori Arsenault, Clerk
  • Cory Tracy
  • Mark Ryder
  • Jeffrey Russell
  • Leo Bouchard

We want to hear from you!
Contact us by mail or at the e-mail addresses below with your suggestions or comments:

By Mail
127 St. John Street
Portland, Maine 04102-3072

Phone: (207) 774-2666 / 1-800-244-0704
Fax: (207) 828-8899

Management Team Contact Email

Jack DeBeradinis, Executive Director:   jackd@rtprides.org
Cindy Gilson, HR & Administrative Manager:   cgilson@rtprides.org
Belinda Hutchinson, Transportation Supervisor:   bhutchinson@rtprides.org