ConnDOT: CTfastrak Open House Meetings for the Public
2013

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: November 6, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot 

Connecticut Department Of Transportation To Hold A Series Of CTfastrak Open House Events In November


      The Connecticut Department of Transportation will be holding a series of Open House meetings to update the public on the construction and service plan progress of CTfastrak, Connecticut's first bus rapid transit system, scheduled to begin operations in early 2015. The meetings are free and open to all members of the public. 

      During the planning stage, CTfastrak was known as the New Britain-Hartford Busway. The project includes 11 transit stations in New Britain, Newington, West Hartford and Hartford with buses running every three to six minutes during peak commuting hours. 

      When CTfastrak opens for operation, some bus routes in Bristol, Plainville, New Britain, Newington, West Hartford, Cheshire, Southington, Waterbury and Hartford will change and most will have much more frequent service. 

      The public is invited to learn more about CTfastrak and share what is important to them and help design a transit system that will efficiently serve their travel needs. For those who are unable to attend in person, comments on the service plan can also be made via e-mail to
info@ctfastrak.com

      The CTfastrak Open House event will be held on the following dates and venues:

Newington Town Hall
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
5 to 7 P.M.
131 Cedar Street
Newington, CT

Central Connecticut State University
Friday, November 15, 2013
11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
Frank Diloreto Hall, Room 001
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT

West Hartford/Hartford
Elmwood Community Center
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
5 to 7 P.M.
1106 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford, CT

Individuals requesting language assistance or accommodations due to a disability should contact the Connecticut Department of Transportation communications office at (860) 594-3061. For consideration, requests should be submitted five working days prior to the event. The department will make every reasonable effort to provide assistance when possible.