Public Transportation

KVCAP works with local service agencies and communities to provide public transportation options in Kennebec & Somerset counties.  For more information, call 207-859-1500.

Important changes to the Explorer Transit System!

Beginning Tuesday, January 2, the KVCAP Explorer System will stop operating flexible bus routes.

New Service Model:

Public Transportation will be offered curb-to-curb, Monday through Friday (8:30am – 4:00pm) within the City of Waterville (and parts of Fairfield), the City of Augusta, the Town of Skowhegan, and between Waterville and Augusta by appointment. Please click on the links below to view service zones maps.

All trips are provided by appointment only. A 24-hour notice is required to schedule a trip. This service is offered to the general public.

To schedule your trip, please call the day before by noon:

  • 207-859-1500 Waterville/Fairfield, Winslow
  • 207-859-8500 Augusta
  • 207-859-2501 Skowhegan

Cash Fares & Monthly Passes

Regular      Discount
Within each zone:                       $5.00          $3.00
Intercity:                                       $10.00        $5.00
Children age 10 and under:      FREE
Monthly City Pass:                      $100           $60
Monthly Intercity Pass               $200           $100

Discount Eligibility 

  • Age 11 years to 17 years
  • Age 65 years and older
  • Medicare card holders
  • Veterans
  • Proof of eligibility is required upon boarding or when purchasing a monthly pass

Rider’s Guide

Please review the Rider’s Guide for all rider information prior to utilizing our updated transit service.

Audio/Video Recording Disclosure

Click HERE to view the Audio/Video Recording Disclosure for KVCAP Vehicles.

Title VI Notice – Non-Discrimination

Kennebec Valley Community Action Program is committed to compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related regulations and relevant guidance. The Agency assures that no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color or nation origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

To request additional information on Kennebec Valley Community Action Program’s Title VI policy, or to file a discrimination complaint, please contact Kennebec Valley Community Action Program at 1-800-542-8227.

Kennebec Valley Community Action Program
Title VI, Michele Prince, Chief Operating Officer
101 Water Street
Waterville, ME 04901

FTA Office of Civil Rights
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590

Maine Department of Transportation
Attn: Title VI Coordinator
16 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333

Read the full document HERE.

The Explorer has been made possible by a partnership that includes, among others, MaineGeneral Health, the University of Maine at Augusta, downtown Augusta employers, Inland Hospital, Waterville business supporters, municipalities, and the Maine Department of Transportation.

The Explorer System is operated by Kennebec Valley Community Action Program. KVCAP is a Regional Transportation Corporation serving Central Maine since 1976.

101 Water Street
Waterville, ME 04901