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The Northwestern Connecticut Transit District was formed in 1987 and provides service to a seventeen (17) town region. The district operates a Deviated Flexible Route service in Torrington, Winsted and Litchfield and a Dial-A-Ride service in all seventeen (17) towns as shown below.

Barkhamsted Litchfield
Canaan / North Canaan Morris
Colebrook New Hartford
Cornwall Norfolk
Falls Village Salisbury
Goshen Sharon
Harwinton Torrington
Kent Warren

Dial-A-Ride was formed according to Connecticut Statutes regarding transit districts and has assumed operating responsibility for public transportation projects formerly sponsored by Torrington and Winchester; including Northwestern Connecticut Rural Transit.


For our hours, contact information and driving instructions to our facilities please click HERE.

All buses are
wheelchair accessible.



   Extended Services





Bi-Laws of the Northwestern
CT Transit District (pdf)

Title VI Policy Statement
of the Northwestern CT
Transit District

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