Local bus routes make frequent stops, typically every 2 to 3 blocks, linking neighborhoods with urban centers and providing connections within and between communities. Although individual trips on some local buses operated in a limited- or skip-stop fashion, local bus routes primarily serve city streets and may also operate into malls, hospitals or shopping centers.
CTfastrak Route 102 operates between downtown Hartford and downtown New Britain, making limited stops along Farmington Avenue in Hartford and at all CTfastrak stations. From New Britain, Route 102 continues on semi-express to Plainville Center and downtown Bristol via CT-72.
CTfastrak Route 121 operates between MCC and downtown Hartford via Spencer Street, Silver Lane, Main Street and Connecticut Boulevard, making limited stops. From downtown Hartford, Route 121 makes limited stops along Capitol Avenue in Hartford, at CTfastrak stations Sigourney Street through Cedar Street, then express to UConn Health via CT-9 and I-84.
CTfastrak Route 128 operates between downtown Hartford and Westfarms Mall , making stops at CTfastrak stations Sigourney Street through Elmwood, and making limited stops along New Britain Avenue in West Hartford. From Westfarms, Route 128 continues to Downtown New Britain Station via Stanley Street, making all local stops.
CTfastrak Route 140 operates between Cedar Street Station, East Street Station and the CCSU campus.
CTfastrak Route 153 operates between Flatbush Avenue Station and Copaco Shopping Center, with stops along Flatbush Avenue, Quaker Lane South, Park Road, South Main Street, North Main Street and Cottage Grove Road. Route 153 also serves West Hartford Center, Bishops Corner, and the Cigna/MetLife campus.
CTfastrak Route 161 runs between St. Francis Hospital and Hartford Hospital , with stops along Asylum Street, Woodland Street, Ashley Street, Sigourney Street, Capitol Avenue, Washington Street, Jefferson Street and Retreat Avenue. Route 161 connects with all CTfastrak routes at Sigourney Street Station and also serves Aetna , the State Capitol, Lafayette Square and Connecticut Children’s Medical Center .
Effective August 26, 2018, weeknight service is being introduced on Route 72 on a trial basis. Buses will depart downtown Hartford at 7:15pm, 8:20pm, 9:25pm & 10:45pm headed to Bishops Corner; return trips will depart Bishops Corner at 7:45pm, 8:50pm, 10:10pm & 11:10pm.
No service Saturday or Sunday.
The former J-Whitney Avenue route is now the 228-Whitney Avenue:
228 Davis St.
228H Hamden Plaza
The former F-West Chapel route is now the 254-West Chapel Street and 255-New Haven/Ansonia/Seymour.
The former J-Kimberly Avenue route is now the 271-Kimberly Avenue and 272-Union Avenue:
271 Ella Grasso Blvd.
271M Milford Green-CT Post Mall
271R Oyster River-Bayshore
271S Savin Rock
272 Union Station
Free Parking: Wolcott Hill Park & Ride; Middletown Park & Ride Country Club Rd., (I-91 Exit 20); North Haven Devine Street Park & Ride (I-91 Exit 10)
Route 324 operates between the Stamford Transportation Center and Stamford’s Waterside neighborhood. Route 324 buses operate via Richmond Hill Ave. and Fairfield Ave. to Top Gallant Rd., then return northward via Southfield Ave., Greenwich Ave. and South State St. to the Stamford Transportation Center.
Limited-stop service between Shippan Point and the Stamford Transportation Center via Transitway route. Route 327X buses operate from the Stamford Transportation Center to Elm St., Shippan Ave. and Ocean Dr. West via Dock & Jefferson Sts., bypassing the South End. Route 327X operates on weekdays only during the AM & PM rush hours.
Operates between the Stamford Transportation Center, Glenbrook Railroad Station, Norton Heights Railroad Station and Darien Railroad Station. All buses travel the full route via Broad St., East Main St., Lawn Ave., Hamilton Ave., Glenbrook Rd., Crescent St., Maple Tree Ave., Heights Rd. and West Ave. No Sunday service on the 344 route.
Route 351 provides service between the Stamford Railroad Station and Stamford’s central business district on weekdays during the morning and afternoon rush hours. Buses are timed to meet certain CTrail New Haven Line (Metro-North), CTrail Shore Line East and Amtrak Northeast Regional & Acela Express trains at the station. All destinations served by Route 351 are also served by other Stamford local bus routes.
No service Saturday or Sunday on this route. Route 470X provides limited-stop service between Waterbury, Naugatuck Industrial Park & Naugatuck Green via South Main Street. Connections are available in Naugatuck with Routes 471, 472 & 473. Route 470X makes limited-stops in Waterbury, but picks up and drops off at all stops along the route in Naugatuck.
No service Saturday or Sunday on this route.
Route 479X provides limited-stop service between Waterbury & Beacon Falls, including Murtha and Pines Bridge Industrial Parks, via CT-8. Route 479X makes limited-stops in Waterbury, but picks up and drops off at all stops along the route in Beacon Falls.