Northwestern CT Transit District

Provides convenient, safe and reliable public transportation


Local Bus Route Service

Local (Deviated Fixed Route Service) is 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 fixed route service, which means the bus will travel 3/4 mile off its local bus route, upon request, to pick up riders. Call (860)-489-2535 the day before travel to make arrangements for pick-up.

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 seniors 60 and older with disabilities, in the (13) 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.

Rural Independent Transportation System (Rits)

Northwestern CT Transit District, Geer, and EdAdvance are partnering with the NHCOG to provide expanded service to the elderly and disabled for non-emergency medical trips.

If you or someone you know is elderly or disabled and needs a ride to a medical facility for non-emergency treatment (e.g. dialysis, radiation, burn treatment, pulmonary rehab), please contact the designated service provider for your town to arrange a ride. Calls should be made at least 48 hours in advance of the medical appointment.

All vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to obtain information and/or to make a reservation.