Providing The Highest Quality Transportation Management Services

To the Greater Boston area and throughout Massachusetts & New England

Over the past 48 years, Kiessling Transit has become one of the transportation industry’s leading providers of transit management services. While we are incredibly proud to be a Massachusetts family-owned and operated company, our transit management knowledge and experience expands well beyond local transportation needs. Kiessling’s team of industry professionals can adapt our management philosophy to any municipality or organization throughout New England and across the U.S.

Since Kiessling’s inception, our entire team has been forward thinking, consistently putting our company at the forefront of transportation innovation and best operational practices, while also always striving to improve customer satisfaction. Every day, we stay committed to providing the highest standards of service and performance, making public transit safe and reliable for all people, and meeting the special needs of each customer and passenger.

Our Core Services

Transportation Authority Management

Transportation Authority Management

Transportation Authority Management

With the highest retention rate for managers in the area and a team that collectively has over 200 years of transportation industry experience, Kiessling Transit has become the transit management solution for organizations like yours in Massachusetts and beyond.

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Non-Emergency Transit/HST

Non-Emergency Transit/HST

Non-Emergency Transit/HST

Kiessling specializes in Human Services Transit (HST) and other non-emergency transit services such as Adult Day Habilitation, SPED, and more. You can rely on us to smoothly transition your existing program to Kiessling vehicles and drivers, and to meet the unique transportation-related requirements of your group or agency. Most important, we commit to providing safe passage, along with kind, attentive, and exceptional service to every ride participant, every day.

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Shuttle Services

Shuttle Services

Shuttle Services

Whether you need a transportation option for local shopping outings, to and from the airport or train station, or for private shuttle services, building a relationship with a transit management company you can trust is critical. At Kiessling, we are dedicated to taking great care of your students, employees, or residents. That’s why our entire team has one mission – to do everything we can to provide safe, dependable and efficient service.

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Our Fleet

Want a sneak peek at the vehicles that will transport your clients? Kiessling owns and operates over 320 vehicles ranging from sedans to CDL buses, with a mix of both ambulatory and wheelchair accessible vehicles. You may notice that we prominently display the Kiessling family name on every one of our vehicles. We do this because we have complete confidence that our entire team is providing the highest quality service that lives up to our name and the company that Carl and Paula Kiessling built.

Kiessling Transit Passenger Sedan - Ford Fusion

Passenger Sedans

Our passenger sedans are versatile, economical and extremely safe vehicles and can accommodate a variety of transit service needs. With a four-person capacity, Kiessling’s sedans are a good fit for 7D transportation for school children, small group travel, HST/Paratransit single adult trips, or a ride to or from the airport.

Kiessling Transit Passenger Minivan - Dodge Caravan


We selected Dodge Caravans for our minivan fleet based on their excellent safety record, comfort level, durability, and additional available features. These minivans are suitable for ambulatory (non-wheelchair) passengers who need demand response service and adults who require curb-to-curb transportation to and from daytime programs, as well as airport and college shuttle services.

Kiessling Transit Passenger Van - Ford Eco Transit

Passenger Vans

These Ford Transit Passenger Vans are Kiessling’s largest available non-wheelchair vans and are typically the most effective and efficient transportation option for groups of up to 12 people. Unique specifications include a raised roof, a wide center aisle, and risers to assist with vehicle entry, which all help to make the ride comfortable, safe, and stress-free for our passengers.

Kiessling Transit Standard Wheelchair Van - Ford Eco Transit

Wheelchair Vans

While our Ford Eco Cutaway Wheelchair Vans are used primarily for paratransit services, these vehicles are also excellent for 7D (school) transportation, shuttle services, and larger private parties. These wheelchair vans are highly customized with features such as a side wheelchair lift, modular flooring, additional heat/AC venting, raised roofs, extended wheelbases, and a spacious center aisle for ease of movement.

Kiessling Transit Large Wheelchair Van

Large Wheelchair Vans (LightningHybrid Technology)

Kiessling Transit operates the largest fleet of wheelchair vans equipped with innovative hybrid vehicle technology in the world. 72 of our Ford Eco Cutaway Large Wheelchair Vans are equipped with LightningHybrid technology, a hydraulic hybrid energy recovery system designed for medium-sized and large urban vehicles, which saves fuel and reduces harmful emissions.

Kiessling Transit by the Numbers




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Our Partners, Customers, and Passengers Share Their Kiessling Experiences With You

Our Partners, Customers, and Passengers Share Their Kiessling Experiences With You

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