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If you want to take the CANDYSTRIPER ... stand at any corner along the routes and flag down the bus, then ride the easy way!

CANDYSTRIPER is a deviated flexible route system.

Call Northwest Connecticut Transit District at: (860) 489-2535, the prior day and the bus will deviate 3/4 of a mile off the route to pick you up. If you are already on the bus and need to be dropped off within 3/4 of a mile, just let the driver know and he or she will help you.

We will attempt to accommodate your request within 30 minutes, so please plan ahead if you have a scheduled appointment. A bus transfer may be necessary, depending on your location.

For the CANDYSTRIPER bus schedules click on one of the links below.

Route 1 - Winsted

Route 2 - Litchfield

Route 3 - Main St to East Side

Route 5 - Westside to Southend

Saturday and Commuter Schedule

The CANDYSTRIPER is operated by the Northwestern Connecticut Transit District and is supported with funds through U.S. Department of Transportation, Connecticut Dept. of Transportation, Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and participating municipalities.


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

Title VI Policy Statement
of the Northwestern CT
Transit District

Northwestern CT Transit
District Accessibility Policy




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