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Connecticut Transit
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CT Transit New Flyer DE40LF hybrid 301 in downtown Stamford on the 42 Darien line. This bus is one of only two hybrid-electric buses in the CT Transit fleet.
Parent Company Connecticut Department of Transportation
Founded 1976
Headquarters Newington, Connecticut
Locale Connecticut
Service Area Metropolitan areas of Stamford, Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury, Meriden, New Britain, and Bristol (buses also leased to SEAT in Preston and for the Coastal Link in Norwalk, Bridgeport, and Milford)
Service Type Local bus service
Fleet See fleet roster
Operator Hartford, New Haven, Stamford: First Transit (except for New Haven S route)
New Haven S route: DATTCO
Waterbury, Meriden, Wallingford: Northeast Transportation
New Britain: New Britain Transportation (9 routes) and DATTCO (2 routes)
Bristol: New Britain Transportation
Chief Executive David A. Lee (general manager)
Website Official Website

Connecticut Transit (CT Transit) is a bus system serving much of the U.S. state of Connecticut and is a division of that state's Department of Transportation[1]. CT Transit provides bus service via contract providers for seven different metropolitan areas in the state, mostly concentrated in Hartford and New Haven counties. CT Transit began operations in 1976. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 206 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) CT Transit New Flyer hybrid 301 in Stamford, CT. Photo by Adam E. Moreira, uploader, on March 23, 2007. ... New Flyer Industries is a leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government  - Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area  - City 134. ... The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways and aviation facilities in the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Newington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government  - Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area  - City 134. ... Nickname: Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates: , Country United States State Connecticut NECTA Hartford Region Capitol Region Named 1637 Incorporated (city) 1784 Consolidated 1896 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Eddie Perez Area  - City  18. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA New Haven Region South Central Region Settled 1638 Incorporated (city) 1784 Consolidated 1895 Government  - Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Waterbury Region Central Naugatuck Valley Incorporated (town) 1686 Incorporated (city) 1853 Consolidated 1902 Government  - Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor Michael J. Jarjura Area  - City 74. ... Meriden is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1850 Incorporated (city) 1870 Consolidated 1905 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Area  - City 34. ... Nickname: Mum City Coordinates: NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1785 Incorporated (city) 1911 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor William T. Stortz Area  - City 69. ... Southeast Area Transit (abbreviated to SEAT) is a provider of local bus service in eight towns and two cities in southeastern Connecticut: East Lyme, Griswold, Groton (town and city), Ledyard, Montville, New London, Norwich, Stonington, and Waterford. ... Preston is a town located in New London County, Connecticut. ... FirstGroup plc (LSE: FGP) is a Scottish transport company operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America, with headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. ... The Northeast Transportation Company (d/b/a CT Transit Waterbury, Meriden, and Wallingford Divisions) provides local service in the cities of Waterbury, Naugatuck, Meriden, and Wallingford[6][7] under contract to Connecticut Transit, with connections in Meriden, Wallingford, and Waterbury to CT Transit New Haven Division local routes, as well... A Go North East bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways and aviation facilities in the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ...

Contents

Divisions

CT Transit is arranged into multiple divisions[2]:

Connecticut Transit Hartford (CT Transit Hartford Division) is the largest division of Connecticut Transit, providing service on 30 local routes, 4 flyer limited stop routes and 12 express routes throughout 27 towns in Hartford County including: Bloomfield, East Hartford, Glastonbury, Manchester, Newington, New Britain, South Windsor, West Hartford, Wethersfield and... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) oversees and coordinates public transportation in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. ... Enfield (CT) Shaker Village Enfield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. ... Westfarms Mall is an upscale shopping mall located astride the border between Farmington, and West Hartford, Connecticut. ... Nickname: Location within the state of Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1850 Incorporated (city) 1870 Consolidated 1905 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Area  - City 34. ... Connecticut Transit New Haven (CT Transit New Haven Division) is the second largest division of Connecticut Transit, providing service on 24 routes in 19 towns within the Greater New Haven and Lower Naugatuck River Valley areas, with connections to other CT Transit routes in Waterbury and Meriden, as well as... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA New Haven Region South Central Region Settled 1638 Incorporated (city) 1784 Consolidated 1895 Government  - Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... The Derby-Shelton Metro-North Railroad station serves residents of Derby and Shelton, Connecticut via the Waterbury Branch of the New Haven Line. ... The Westfield Connecticut Post, formerly the Connecticut Post Mall, is a 3-story shopping mall, located on the Boston Post Road in Milford, Connecticut. ... The Northeast Transportation Company (d/b/a CT Transit Waterbury, Meriden, and Wallingford Divisions) provides local service in the cities of Waterbury, Naugatuck, Meriden, and Wallingford[6][7] under contract to Connecticut Transit, with connections in Meriden, Wallingford, and Waterbury to CT Transit New Haven Division local routes, as well... Connecticut Transit Stamford (CT Transit Stamford Division) is the division of Connecticut Transit for the Stamford area, providing service on 18 routes around Stamford, Connecticut, with routes centered around downtown Stamford and providing local bus service to Norwalk, White Plains, New York via the I-Bus, and Port Chester, New... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government  - Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area  - City 134. ... The Bee-Line Bus System is a system of buses serving Westchester County, New York. ... White Plains (New York) White Plains is a city in south-central Westchester County, New York, about 4 miles (6 km) east of the Hudson River and 2. ... I love Pocho. ... The Transport of Rockland is the bus system for Rockland County, New York, providing service along major areas in Rockland County and community service in Monsey, as well as connections to other community bus operations in Clarkstown and in Spring Valley, and connections to Rockland Coaches and ShortLine routes providing... The Norwalk Transit District is the primary provider of public transportation services in Norwalk, Connecticut and surrounding communities. ... Motto: The Right Place, The Right Time Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Incorporated 1651 Consolidated 1913 Government type Mayor-council Mayor Dick Moccia Area    - City 36. ... The Northeast Transportation Company (d/b/a CT Transit Waterbury, Meriden, and Wallingford Divisions) provides local service in the cities of Waterbury, Naugatuck, Meriden, and Wallingford[6][7] under contract to Connecticut Transit, with connections in Meriden, Wallingford, and Waterbury to CT Transit New Haven Division local routes, as well... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Waterbury Region Central Naugatuck Valley Incorporated (town) 1686 Incorporated (city) 1853 Consolidated 1902 Government  - Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor Michael J. Jarjura Area  - City 74. ... Connecticut Transit New Britain Division and Connecticut Transit Bristol Division are two divisions of Connecticut Transit that collectively provide local bus service to four towns in the Central Connecticut Region,[1] with connections to CT Transit Hartford Division in downtown New Britain, along the Berlin Turnpike, and at Westfarms Mall. ... Nickname: Mum City Coordinates: NECTA Hartford Region Central Connecticut Incorporated (town) 1785 Incorporated (city) 1911 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor William T. Stortz Area  - City 69. ... The Berlin Turnpike is a 4-lane/6-lane divided arterial road carrying U.S. Route 5 and Connecticut Route 15 through the towns of Berlin, Newington, and Wethersfield. ... The Northeast Transportation Company (d/b/a CT Transit Waterbury, Meriden, and Wallingford Divisions) provides local service in the cities of Waterbury, Naugatuck, Meriden, and Wallingford[6][7] under contract to Connecticut Transit, with connections in Meriden, Wallingford, and Waterbury to CT Transit New Haven Division local routes, as well... Meriden is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. ... Other information Passengers (2006) 30,202 13% Code MDN Meriden is a train station in Meriden, Connecticut located on the New Haven-Springfield Line. ... Wallingford is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. ...

Fares

Service type Full fare Youth fare Senior/disabled fare 31-Day Pass Other full-fare passes Other reduced fare passes
Local/Flyer $1.25 $1.00 60¢ $45.00
  • 1-day pass: 3.25
  • 3-day pass: $7.50
  • 5-day pass or 10-ride ticket: $11.25
  • 7-day pass: $15.00
  • 10-ride youth ticket: $9.00
  • 10-ride senior/disabled ticket: $5.40
Hartford Express (routes 1-15)
  • Zone 2: $2.25
  • Zone 3: $2.95
  • Zone 4: $3.60
  • Zone 2: $1.10
  • Zone 3: $1.45
  • Zone 4: $1.80
  • Zone 2: $77.00
  • Zone 3: $100.00
  • Zone 4: $122.00
  • Zone 2: $20.25
  • Zone 3: $26.50
  • Zone 4: $32.50
  • No discounted passes available
I-Bus $2.50 $1.25 $75.00
  • 1-day pass: $5.00
  • 10-ride ticket: $20.00
  • The I-Bus all day pass is valid on local buses and the I-Bus.
  • Express bus passes are valid on all local buses and express buses to the zone indicated.
  • Transfers are free to any connecting local bus system.

Fleet

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This is the current roster of all buses purchased by the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the agency responsible for providing buses to CT Transit, including units leased to other operators in the state.[3][4] All buses are 102 inches wide. Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways and aviation facilities in the U.S. state of Connecticut. ...

Year Builder Model Length
(feet)
Seating Numbers Assignments
1990-1991 MCI Classic TC40-102A 40 Transit 9100s and 9200s
(approximately 15 left)
Original numbers: 9101-9189,
9201-9225, 9230-9257
1993 New Flyer D40HF 9301-9340
  • Hartford
1994 9401-9428
Suburban 941-965 911-912
1996 Nova Bus Classic TC40-102A Transit 9601-9623,
9626-9649
RTS T7O206 35 A101-A135
B136-B149
C150-C155
1999 ElDorado National EZ-Rider 30 9901-9913
  • Hartford (STAR Shuttle)
  • Stamford
2001 New Flyer D40LF 40 101-128
  • Stamford
Suburban 129-136
2002 Transit 201-240
  • Hartford
2003 DE40LF H301-H302
  • Stamford
MCI D4500 45 Suburban 303-309
  • Hartford
New Flyer D40LF 40 Transit 310-371
381-385
391-392
  • Hartford
  • Milford Transit
  • GBTA
  • Norwalk Transit
  • New Haven(assigned 330-371)
  • Northeast Transportation
  • SEAT
D35LF 35 393-395
  • SEAT
Gillig Advantage T-30 30 396-398
  • SEAT
2004 New Flyer D40LF 40 401-442
451-492
  • Hartford
  • New Haven(assigned 451-492)
2005 501-548
551-553
  • Hartford
  • SEAT
D35LF 35 554-556
  • SEAT
Gillig Advantage T-30 30 557-559
  • SEAT
2007 Van Hool A330 Fuel Cell Bus 40 701
  • Hartford (STAR Shuttle)

Motor Coach Industries International Inc. ... A GMC Classic bus in Vancouver. ... Connecticut Transit New Haven (CT Transit New Haven Division) is the second largest division of Connecticut Transit, providing service on 24 routes in 19 towns within the Greater New Haven and Lower Naugatuck River Valley areas, with connections to other CT Transit routes in Waterbury and Meriden, as well as... Connecticut Transit Hartford (CT Transit Hartford Division) is the largest division of Connecticut Transit, providing service on 30 local routes, 4 flyer limited stop routes and 12 express routes throughout 27 towns in Hartford County including: Bloomfield, East Hartford, Glastonbury, Manchester, Newington, New Britain, South Windsor, West Hartford, Wethersfield and... Connecticut Transit Stamford (CT Transit Stamford Division) is the division of Connecticut Transit for the Stamford area, providing service on 18 routes around Stamford, Connecticut, with routes centered around downtown Stamford and providing local bus service to Norwalk, White Plains, New York via the I-Bus, and Port Chester, New... Southeast Area Transit (abbreviated to SEAT) is a provider of local bus service in eight towns and two cities in southeastern Connecticut: East Lyme, Griswold, Groton (town and city), Ledyard, Montville, New London, Norwich, Stonington, and Waterford. ... New Flyer Industries is a leading bus manufacturer in North America, headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... A Nova LFS operated by Grand River Transit. ... Connecticut Transit New Haven (CT Transit New Haven Division) is the second largest division of Connecticut Transit, providing service on 24 routes in 19 towns within the Greater New Haven and Lower Naugatuck River Valley areas, with connections to other CT Transit routes in Waterbury and Meriden, as well as... Front of a Community Transit RTS The Rapid Transit Series (RTS) bus is a long-running series of transit buses originally manufactured by General Motors (the last generation of that companys long bus heritage) and is currently produced by Millennium Transit Services as the RTS Legend. ... The Northeast Transportation Company (d/b/a CT Transit Waterbury, Meriden, and Wallingford Divisions) provides local service in the cities of Waterbury, Naugatuck, Meriden, and Wallingford[6][7] under contract to Connecticut Transit, with connections in Meriden, Wallingford, and Waterbury to CT Transit New Haven Division local routes, as well... ElDorado National is a small bus builder and owned by Thor Industries of Imlay City, Michigan. ... Housatonic Area Regional Transit, known popularly as HART, is the provider of public transportation for Danbury, Connecticut and surrounding communities. ... The Norwalk Transit District is the primary provider of public transportation services in Norwalk, Connecticut and surrounding communities. ... A Gillig Advantage is in service for Harrisonburg Transit on February 18, 2005 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. ... Van Hool NV is a Belgian coachbuilder and manufacturer of buses, coaches and trailers. ...

References

  1. ^ Operations Statistics for the Biennium - CT Transit local bus services
  2. ^ CT Transit route breakdown
  3. ^ CT Transit roster as of 2004
  4. ^ New England's First Fuel Cell-powered Hybrid Bus Begins Service In Hartford

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