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CTtransit is pleased to offer updates via email concerning bus service information that may impact you. This service provides subscribers with information about service changes, important transit-related meetings, news, detours, parades, holiday schedules and other relevant communications.

The email alerts will not necessarily provide you with immediate information about bus delays, temporary service disruptions or cancellations. At this time, CTtransit is not able to provide up to the minute detail about the status of each bus.

Real-time information for vehicle locations and arrival/departure predictions is made available for free through data feeds that developers can use to create applications for CTtransit’s customers. This real-time information is currently available on “Transit ,” a comprehensive transit application available for iOS and Android devices. In addition, Google's popular transit planning tool is available on Google Transit , and also through Google Maps . Bus schedules on Google Maps update in real-time. Comparable transit-planning tools are also available through Apples’ iOS native Map App, Bing and other map search engines.

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Please select the route(s) you’d like to receive alerts for and enter your email address using the form below. Bus routes are grouped by service area; because some routes serve more than one area you may see a route listed more than once--you only need select it once. If you wish to receive updates for all the routes in the CTtransit system, simply select "yes" under "Send Me All Alerts?"

Customers familiar with our previous alerting system will now find that they can modify their preferences to receive only the notices for the routes they are interested in, rather than receive all the route alerting for a service area.

Please note: If you have already used this form to sign up for alerts and want to make changes to your preferences, please do not use this form again. Instead, click on the "update your preferences" link that appears are the bottom of the alert email.

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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