Transportation to Baxter

2018-19


Baxter students travel from nearly sixty towns to get to downtown Portland. We are proud and grateful for the families that demonstrate creative problem solving to bring all of us together each day. Please see below for transportation options offered by Baxter, as well as schedules for local services in and out of greater Portland.

Student Parking Lot - Somerset Street

Students driving to school are required to park in the student lot as mandated by the city of Portland.  This parking lot is located on Somerset Street next to Verizon Wireless. Parking passes are $50 per month.

If you will be driving to school for the 2018-2019 school year, please fill out THIS form.  (Students who had passes last year will need to re-apply.) Once you complete the form, you will be emailed instructions for obtaining your pass. Upon receipt of the contract and payment for September, Baxter will have your pass available for pick up before school starts.

Parent Carpool

Completion of this form indicates that you would like to share your contact information with other families who are interested in carpooling to and from Baxter. Your contact information will not be shared for any other purpose.

Luce Transportation 

School buses chartered for Baxter, serving families in the following areas: (click town names for schedules)

Greater Portland Bus Service - Metro Local and Metro Breeze

If you are a student living in the following areas, you qualify for a Metro card at no cost to you: Augusta, Bath, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Brunswick, Durham, Falmouth, Freeport, Gardiner, Lisbon, Litchfield, North Yarmouth,  Portland, Pownal, Richmond, South Portland, Topsham, Westbrook & Yarmouth.

If you live in the above areas, and have not previously been provided with a Metro card from Baxter Academy, please fill out THIS form. (Students who received Metro cards last year will automatically renew for this year). Once you complete the form, instructions on how to obtain a pass will be emailed directly to you.  

SCHEDULE - Metro Breeze Express Service to Yarmouth, Freeport and Brunswick

SCHEDULE - Metro Local Transit Schedule

South Portland Transit Service

If you are a student living in the following areas, you qualify for a South Portland bus pass at no cost to you: South Portland. If you are in need of a bus pass, please fill out THIS form. (Students who received passes last year need to re-apply.) Once you complete the form, instructions on how to obtain a pass will be emailed directly to you.  

SCHEDULE - City of South Portland Transit

Zoom Turnpike Express

If you are a student living in the following areas, you qualify for a Zoom Turnpike Express card at no cost to you: Biddeford, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach.

If you live in the above areas, and are in need of a Zoom Turnpike Express bus pass from Baxter Academy, please fill out THIS form. (Students who received passes last year need to re-apply.) Once you complete the form, instructions on how to obtain a pass will be emailed directly to you.  

SCHEDULE - Shuttle Bus Turnpike Express Service to Biddeford, Saco - Monday through Friday

Lakes Region Explorer

If you are a student living in or around the following the areas, you qualify for a Lakes Region Explorer transportation pass at no cost to you: Bridgton, Naples, South Casco, Raymond, and North Windham. 

If you live in the above areas, and are in need of a Lakes Region Explorer bus pass from Baxter Academy, please fill out THIS form. (Students who received passes last year need to re-apply.) Once you complete the form, instructions on how to obtain a pass will be emailed directly to you.  

SCHEDULE - Lakes Region Explorer

 

 

Questions about transportation should be directed to front.office@baxter-academy.org