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CANDYSTRIPER LOCAL BUS SERVICE

The CANDYSTRIPER is a Local Bus Service (Deviated Flexible Route Service) available in Torrington, Winsted and Litchfield; Monday through Friday; and also Torrington Saturday is operated by Northwestern Connecticut Transit District.

  • The local bus service is a deviated flexible route service, which means the bus will travel 3/4 mile off its local bus route, upon request, to pick up riders.

    Call Kelley Transit at (860) 489-7433 the day before travel to make arrangements for pick-up. You can also request drop-off within 3/4 mile of the bus route when you are on the bus; the driver will try to accommodate your request within 30 minutes.

  • Commuter bus service provides access to jobs in Torrington, Monday through Friday.

All vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to obtain bus route scheduled times and locations.




DIAL-A-RIDE CURB-TO-CURB TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

The Rural Transit Dial-A-Ride is a paratransit van, curb-to-curb transportation service provided by Northwest CT Transit District. Available to people of all ages, in the (17) towns throughout Northwest CT. Anyone under (12) years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Transportation is provided to nutrition programs, medical appointments, shopping and for other social and personal purposes. Group excursions may also be arranged.

All vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to obtain towns served, hours and fares.




INTER-REGIONAL

The Rural Transit Inter-Regional is a curb-to-curb service for people of all ages, in the (17) towns it serves. Anyone under (12) years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

All vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to obtain hours, fares and/or to make a reservation.

 

Local:
(860) 489-2535

Toll Free:
(866) 906-7433


ON-BOARD BUS RULES

On the following dates, the Northwest CT Transit District office will be closed and Dial-A-Ride will not operate:
December 25, 2017
Christmas
January 1, 2018
New's Year's Day
January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King Day
February 12, 2018
Lincoln's Birthday
February 19, 2018
President's Day
March 30, 2018
Good Friday
(No W/E DAR)
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
July 4, 2018
Independence Day
September 3, 2018
Labor Day
October 8, 2018
Columbus Day
November 11, 2018
Veterans Day
November 22, 2018
Thanksgiving
(No W/E DAR)
November 23, 2018
Friday following Thanksgiving
(No W/E DAR)
December 24, 2018
½ Day Holiday Christmas Eve
December 25, 2018
Christmas

In case of storms, etc. do one of the following for cancellation notices:
  • watch Local Cable 5
  • watch Channel 3 WFSB
  • listen to 97.3 FM WZBG

Note: If school is closed, then Dial-A-Ride service will not operate.