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.

Times of Operation

9:00 A.M. through 3:00 P.M.

• Monday
• Tuesday
• Wednesday
• Thursday

Serves the following

Northwestern CT residents to out of area towns for medical and other purposes.

For example:

• Newington VA
• Hartford Hospital
• Yale-New Haven Hospital
• Westfarms Mall
• Greater Waterbury area


On a first-come, first-serve basis; with a 24-hour advance notice.

To make a reservation call the
Northwestern CT Transit District.

(860) 489-2535 or
1-(866) 906-RIDE (7433)

Round Trip Fares

All ticket purchases are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Round-trip: $12.50

• Disabled persons with Medicare
  or Special State Issued Card ride
  for half fare.

• People (60) or older ride free
  on a suggested donation basis.


(860) 489-2535

Toll Free:
(866) 906-7433


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

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.