Micro Transit ("Catch Connect")

Micro transit is a curb-to-curb ride share service similar to Uber or Lyft that is run by the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA). Micro transit works with the existing public transportation infrastructure such as train and bus services to help solve first-mile, last-mile service gaps and provide ride share service in and around Wellesley. 

This MWRTA service is called "Catch Connect" and is available by using the MWRTA Catch app on a smartphone. Use the app anywhere in Wellesley to catch the mini bus to destinations including the following locations outside Wellesley:Catch Connect_bus

  • Newton Wellesley Hospital
  • Woodland and Waban T stations
  • Natick Community Center
  • Volante Farms, Needham
  • Trader Joe's, Needham 

"Catch Connect" service is first-come, first-served and wait times for pick up average between 10 - 30 minutes, but may be more at peak times. Service hours are 6:45 a.m. to 6:54 p.m. Monday through Friday. Mini-buses are fully accessible. The service is currently free; fares between $2.00 and $3.00 will begin in fall 2021. 

If you are unable to access the "Catch Connect" app, please call Catch Connect customer service at 508-283-5083.

Read the "Catch Connect" frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Give Input!

The MWRTA is collecting feedback from "Catch Connect" riders to help improve this service. Share your thoughts in a brief survey, and be entered into a drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card. 

All surveys must be completed by Friday, November 15 to be included in the drawing.