ConnDOT: CTDOT Rail & Bus Fare Hearings Schedule
2016

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: August 16, 2016
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot 

CTDOT Rail & Bus Fare Hearings Schedule

30-Day Comment Period Ends September 15, 2016

 

                The Connecticut Department of Transportation today announced a series of public hearings around the state and is inviting the public to comment on proposed bus and rail fare increases. The proposed increase would take effect December 1, 2016, on CTrail New Haven Line and Shore Line East, and on December 4, 2016, on CTtransit buses. Additionally, bus service tariffs are proposed to be amended to allow for the implementation of a new account-based smart card fare payment system.

                The public may get more information, including the proposed rail and bus fare tables, at www.ct.gov/dot/farecomments. Comments on the fare changes are encouraged and can be emailed to the DOT at dot.farecomments@ct.gov or  mailed to:

Comment on Fare Changes

Bureau of Public Transportation

2800 Berlin Turnpike

P.O. Box 317546

Newington, CT 06131-7546

 

The comment period closes September 15, 2016.

The public hearing locations and times are as follows:

Old Saybrook

Thursday, September 1, 2016

 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM &  7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

 Old Saybrook Town Hall

302 Main Street, Old Saybrook

 

Hartford

Wednesday,  September 7, 2016

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Hartford Public Library

500 Main Street, Hartford

 

Meriden

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Meriden City Hall

Council Chambers

142 East Main Street, Meriden

 

Waterbury

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Silas Bronson Library

267 Grand Street, Waterbury

 

Stamford

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM & 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

University of Connecticut Stamford Campus Auditorium

One University Place, Stamford

 

New Haven

Thursday, September 15, 2016

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM & 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

New Haven Hall of Records

Room G-2

200 Orange Street, New Haven

 

These hearings are accessible to persons with disabilities. Hearing impaired individuals or persons speaking a language other than English, requiring an interpreter at the hearings may make arrangements by contacting the Department of Transportationís Office of Communications at (860) 594-2828 (VOICE ONLY), or (860) 594-3090 (TTY) at least five working days prior to the hearing you wish to attend.