ABOUT DIAL-A-RIDE

The Rural Transit Dial-A-Ride is a paratransit, curb-to-curb service for any persons (anyone under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult), in the 17 towns it serves.

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


YOU'RE SAFE WITH US
We'll get you there with
Dial-A-Ride.

RESERVE TODAY
(860) 489-2535


CLICK HERE to obtain fare costs, days and hours of operation, or to make a pick-up reservation.



Open to the public throught Northwest CT:

Barkhamsted
Canaan, Falls Village, Sharon & Salisbury
Colebrook
Cornwall & Goshen
Harwinton
Kent & Warren
Litchfield (Senior & Disabled citizens only)
Morris
New Hartford
Norfolk (Tuesday & Wednesday only)
Torrington
Winchester & Winsted



Riding The Dial-A-Ride Bus

  1. Be ready for pick-up at least 30-minutes ahead of the scheduled pick-up time, because scheduled times are approximate.
  2. Get on the bus and pay the fare to the driver.
  3. Driver will drop you off at the scheduled destination. If you are a "will call" client, the bus driver will give you a phone number to call when you are ready.




 

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.