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EFFECTIVE AUGUST 28, 2006


LIFT 5 Downtown Framingham, Ashland, Hopkinton, MBTA Commuter Rail, Framingham State College
Replaces January 2, 2006 Schedule

Fare Information
Adults - $1.50
Students - $1.00, Under the age of 18, or with current School ID.
Downtown Framingham,
Children under 6 ride free when accompanied by an adult. Ashland, Hopkinton, MBTA
90 Elderly (65 years of age or older) - $0.75, with photo ID
indicating date of birth. Commuter Rail
Framingham Individuals with disabilities - $0.75, with valid "MBTA Access
State Card" or "Medicare Access Card".
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Adult 10 Ride Pass: $11.00 • Adult 20 Ride Pass: $22.00
Downtown Framingham Student 10 Ride Pass: $9.00
126 Elderly or Disabled 10 Ride Pass: $7.00
Passes may be ordered by mail. Make checks payable to the
Town of Framingham. Send to Treasurer’s Office, Town of For service information call 508-532-5459,
Framingham, 150 Concord Street, Room 109, Framingham, MA or 800-649-6096, or visit the Town
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Riders can access MBTA Commuter Rail Service in Downtown
Framingham, a short walk from the bus shelter at Concord and Transportation. Operated by Mass Bay Limousine
Howard Streets, and at the West Natick Commuter Rail Station. under contract with the Town of Framingham.
For MBTA schedule and service information call 617-222-3200.
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LIFT 5 Weekday Service

\Scheduled times are only approximate; FRAMINGHAM


Downtown Common ➀ 6:30 AM 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 9:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 1:30 PM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM 4:30 PM 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
please wait for the LIFT ten minutes in
MBTA Station 6:35 AM 7:35 AM 8:35 AM 9:35 AM 10:35 AM 11:35 AM 12:35 PM 1:35 PM 2:35 PM 3:35 PM 4:35 PM 5:35 PM 6:35 PM
advance of scheduled times to assure not
Winthrop St. and Mellen St. 6:39 AM 7:39 AM 8:39 AM 9:39 AM 10:39 AM 11:39 AM 12:39 PM 1:39 PM 2:39 PM 3:39 PM 4:39 PM 5:39 PM 6:39 PM
missing the bus. Bethany Health Care Center ➁ 6:42 AM 7:42 AM 8:42 AM 9:42 AM 10:42 AM 11:42 AM 12:42 AM 1:42 AM 2:42 AM 3:42 AM 4:42 AM 5:42 PM 6:42 PM

O U T B O U N D

In addition to scheduled stops, all LIFT ASHLAND
buses will stop anywhere along their Homer St. / Main St. 6:48 AM 7:48 AM 8:48 AM 9:48 AM 10:48 AM 11:48 AM 12:48 PM 1:48 PM 2:48 PM 3:48 PM 4:48 PM 5:48 PM 6:48 PM
routes to pick up passengers, as long as Ashland High School 6:52 AM 7:52 AM 8:52 AM 9:52 AM 10:52 AM 11:52 AM 12:52 PM 1:52 PM 2:52 PM 3:52 PM 4:52 PM 5:52 PM 6:52 PM

it’s safe to do so. Passengers can hail LIFT HOPINTON


buses by waving. Rt. 135/Hayden Rowe 6:55 AM 7:55 AM 8:55 AM 9:55 AM 10:55 AM 11:55 AM 12:55 PM 1:55 PM 2:55 PM 3:55 PM 4:55 PM 5:55 PM 6:55 PM
Hayden Rowe/Rt. 85 6:57 AM 7:57 AM 8:57 PM 9:57 AM 10:57 AM 11:57 AM 12:57 PM 1:57 PM 2:57 PM 3:57 PM 4:57 PM 5:57 PM 6:57 PM
Weather Emergency: The service schedule Colella's Supermarket 6:00 AM 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM
is subject to change during an emergency.
ASHLAND

I N B O U N D
Please call 508-532-5459 or 800-649-6096 Ashland High School 6:08 AM 7:08 AM 8:08 AM 9:08 AM 10:08 AM 11:08 AM 12:08 PM 1:08 PM 2:08 PM 3:08 PM 4:08 PM 5:08 PM 6:08 PM
to confirm the schedule. Homer St. /Main St. 6:12 AM 7:12 AM 8:12 AM 9:12 AM 10:12 AM 11:12 AM 12:12 PM 1:12 PM 2:12 PM 3:12 PM 4:12 PM 5:12 PM 6:12 PM

No service on the following Holidays: FRAMINGHAM


New Year’s Day Columbus Day Bethany Health Care Center ➁ 6:18 AM 7:18 AM 8:18 AM 9:18 AM 10:18 AM 11:18 AM 12:18 PM 1:18 PM 2:18 PM 3:18 PM 4:18 PM 5:18 PM 6:18 PM
Winthrop St. and Mellen St. 6:21 AM 7:21 AM 8:21 AM 9:21 AM 10:21 AM 11:21 AM 12:21 PM 1:21 PM 2:21 PM 3:21 PM 4:21 PM 5:21 PM 6:21 PM
Patriot’s Day Veterans’ Day
MBTA Station 6:25 AM 7:25 AM 8:25 AM 9:25 AM 10:25 AM 11:25 AM 12:25 PM 1:25 PM 2:25 PM 3:25 PM 4:25 PM 5:25 PM 6:25 PM
Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day
Concord St. and Howard St. ➀ 6:27 AM 7:27 AM 8:27 AM 9:27 AM 10:27 AM 11:27 AM 12:27 PM 1:27 PM 2:27 PM 3:27 PM 4:27 PM 5:27 PM 6:27 PM
Independence Day Christmas Day Downtown Common ➀ 6:30 AM 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 9:30 AM 10:30 AM 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 1:30 PM 2:30 PM 3:30 PM 4:30 PM 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
Labor Day

For information regarding the LIFT Public


Transit System, visit the Town of Framingham’s
web site or call 508.532-5459, or
800-649-6096.

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➀ LIFT 5 passengers can transfer to LIFTs 2, 3, 6, and 7 in ➁ Location will not be directly serviced during a weather emergency. Scheduled times are only approximate; please wait for the LIFT
Downtown Framingham. ten minutes in advance of scheduled times to assure not missing
the bus.