Galería Antes y después

El desarrollo del sistema CTfastrak creó más de 600 puestos de trabajo relacionados con la construcción. Más del 90% de los trabajadores de la construcción eran residentes de Connecticut. Además, debido a que las personas pueden utilizar CTfastrak para llegar a diversos destinos regionales, también pueden tener en cuenta oportunidades laborales más alejadas de sus lugares de residencia (oportunidades que no hubieran considerado sin la existencia de CTfastrak).

Junto con políticas de urbanización y uso del terreno que cumplen con el desarollo orientado al transporte, CTfastrak ayuda de manera positiva a transformar la economía de Central Connecticut y los vecindarios locales para crear destinos más atractivos para vivir y trabajar.



New Britain Station en el centro urbano (Antes 2012 / Después 2014)



New Britain Station en el centro urbano (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



New Britain Station en el centro urbano (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



New Britain Station en el centro urbano (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



New Britain Station en el centro urbano (Antes 2012 / Después 2015)



Cedar Street Station (Antes 2012 / Después 2015)



Newington Junction Station (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



Newington Junction Station (Antes 2012 / Después 2015) 



Elmwood Station (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



Parkville Station (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



Parkville Station (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



Parkville Station (Antes 2011 / Después 2015)



Parkville Station (Antes 2012 / Después 2015)



Flatbush Avenue Station (Antes 2012 / Después 2015)



Sigourney Street Station (Antes 2012 / Después 2015)

Public Backed Service Expansions Now Underway!

New Bus Routes Available in New Britain, Berlin, Meriden, Plainville, Southington, and Stamford

When the public talks, CT transit listens.

In March of this year, the Connecticut Department of Transportation implemented new bus routes, now serving communities in New Britain, Berlin, Meriden, Plainville, Southington, and Stamford. These new bus routes will bolster connectivity and amplify coverage throughout central Connecticut.

“Public transit is more than just a mode of transportation; it is a lifeline that connects individuals to career opportunities, businesses to customers, and communities to growth,” said General Manager of CT transit, Thomas Stringer. “A robust public transportation system is essential for driving economic impact and supporting local businesses.”

But wait, there’s more!

This service expansion is just the beginning of a series of upcoming expansions, totaling more than $18 million, proposed by Governor Ned Lamont and supported by local legislature. These new routes will provide greater access to a broader range of employment centers and career opportunities across the region, ultimately enhancing residents' career prospects and improving their quality of life.


“This major bus service expansion is the latest effort to connect customers with critical jobs, housing, and services while expanding opportunities for Transit Oriented Development (TOD)—allowing people to live and commute with ease,” said Connecticut Department of Transportation Deputy Commissioner Karen Kitsis. “CTDOT is grateful for the support of Governor Ned Lamont and the Connecticut General Assembly, which responded to customer needs by investing in the expansion of our transit system.”

These new routes were, in part, discovered through feedback from community members, frontline transit workers, and key government officials.

Public Service by the Numbers:

  • 4,300 community members surveyed online
  • 36 community events across Connecticut
  • 29 interviews with transit providers, councils of government, and transit district reps
  • 10 customer focus groups

CTDOT’s Customer Experience (CX) Action Plan team gathered this wealth of responses. Based on insights from those we serve, they lead the initiative to develop public transportation innovations throughout the state. This energized team will continue responding to the needs of the people—the customers and supporters of public transit—and propose new paths forward.


Pictured left to right: Samaia Hernandez, Alicia Leite, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, Lisa Rivers, and Karen Kitsis.

“As Connecticut works to be a leader in delivering major new transit investments, including CTfastrak and CTrail Hartford Line, we recognize the support and input of our transit providers and customers across Connecticut,” said Connecticut Department of Transportation Public Transportation Bureau Chief Benjamin Limmer. “We look forward to launching new transportation services in communities across Connecticut in the months ahead.” 

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