Some Help on Popular Trips
Several trips on the 913 express are being very well utilized! In an effort to avoid customers standing, several additions are being made to augment the scheduled service.
On Fridays "helper" trips, which operate three minutes prior to the scheduled trip and run express between Storrs and downtown Hartford (not serving interim stops at Tolland or Buckland), will be available departing the Nash-ZImmer Transportation center at 12:43pm; 2:43pm; 3:34pm; and 4:34pm. These Friday trips will serve the stop at UConn East Campus then proceed to Central Row in Hartford, servicing the other downtown stops and the CTfastrak Sigourney Street station.
Starting Monday, September 16, and operating Monday through Thursday while UConn is in session, there will be an additional express trip departing Sigourney Street station at 7:31am (three minutes ahead of the scheduled 7:34am trip). This trip will pick up at the other regular downtown Hartford stops, then proceed express to UConn without serving Buckland or Tolland Park & Ride lots.
For those customers who may have experienced crowded conditions on the regular trips, and who wish to travel express between Hartford and UConn, the additional service may be convenient. To help customers identify the "helper" these trips, buses will have a red "STORRS ONLY" or "HARTFORD ONLY" sign in the front window.