Our commuter bus service is a Job Access project, providing low-income and other residents with affordable and accessible transportation to jobs in Northwest Connecticut.

Now you can get to work in the greater Canaan area!

Northwestern CT Transit District operates the Torrington / Canaan route:

  • Monday through Friday
  • Accommodates (3) shifts
    • (3) times a day
      • in the early morning
      • mid-afternoon
      • late evening
  • From Torrington to Canaan / Lakeville
  • From Canaan to Winsted / Torrington

Read more about how Job Access can help you and some commonly asked questions below.

What Is Job Access?

Job Access is Northwest Connecticut's transportation network offering new and enhanced bus routes in Greater Waterbury, Danbury and Torrington.

Currently, Torrington is running commuter routes to the greater Canaan area.

Who Can Use Job Access?

Job Access transporation is available to the general public, including individuals transitioning off welfare and other eligible low-income individuals.


(860) 489-2535

Toll Free:
(866) 906-7433


On the following dates, the Northwest CT Transit District office will be closed and Dial-A-Ride will not operate:
December 25, 2017
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
(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

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.