ON-BOARD BUS RULES for All Bus Services

The following rules are applicable for all transportation offered by Northwestern Connecticut Transit District. The complete Northwestern Connecticut Transit District Policies and Procedures are available off-line, in print format at:

Northwestern Connecticut Transit District
957 East Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
Call (860) 489-2535 for more information

Note to Patrons:

Accuracy of schedule / times. This timetable is published for the convenience of the public. The timetable may be subject to change without notice.

Lost Articles:

Northwestern Connecticut Transit District is not responsible for any personal property.

Objectionable Persons:

Northwestern Connecticut Transit District reserves the right to refuse transportation to any person under the influence of intoxicating beverages or drugs or to any person whose conduct is such, as to make one objectionable to other passengers.

Food & Beverage:

Open containers of food or beverage are not allowed on buses operated by Northwestern Connecticut Transit District.


Animals will not be transported on the CANDYSTRIPER, except a service animal accompanying a disabled person.


Radios or sound equipment are permitted only when used with earplugs so as not to inconvenience other passengers.


Transfers are FREE. Good for the completion of trip only. Not valid for return trip.

Bus Tickets:

Bus tickets can be purchased from the drivers. Tickets are non-refundable.


Anyone under twelve (12) years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


Smoking is prohibited in the buses operated by Northwestern Connecticut Transit District.

All trips operate Monday through Friday unless otherwise noted. Saturday schedule included.


(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.