About the Bus

People inside of a Butte BusThe Bus provides service throughout the Butte urban area including Walkerville and both Montana Tech campuses. Buses run on five routes Monday through Friday from 6:45 am to 6:15 pm, and one route on Saturdays operating between 8:45 am and 4:45 pm.

The Bus is operated by Butte-Silver Bow Transit (BSBT), a public transit agency. BSBT is a division of the Butte Silver-Bow City and County Public Works Department. Curb-to-curb, ADA paratransit service is operated by AWARE, Inc. through a transportation services contract with BSBT.

We’re proud to provide safe, comfortable, and reliable bus transportation to the community!

Service is not provided on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Presidents Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, General Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and the following day, and Christmas Day.


BSBT conducts a comprehensive planning process every five years. Our most recent planning document is available for download below in PDF format:

Five Year Transit Development Plan - Update 2011-2016 

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Where do you want to go today? Whatever your destination – school, work, shopping, healthcare – The Bus is your transportation solution! We operate weekdays and Saturdays, with routes linking both MT Tech campuses and many other destinations throughout our community. Learning to ride is easy. Find out for yourself how fast, convenient and reliable traveling on The Bus can be.