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The Rural Transit Dial-A-Ride is a paratransit van, curb-to-curb transportation service provided by Northwest CT Transit District. Available to people of all ages, in the (17) towns throughout Northwest CT. Anyone under (12) years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Transportation is provided to nutrition programs, medical appointments, shopping and for other social and personal purposes. Group excursions may
also be arranged.

All vehicles are wheelchair accessible.

To obtain fare costs, days and hours of operation, or to make a pick-up reservation, please click on one of the towns listed below.

Barkhamsted, New Hartford and Harwinton
Canaan, Falls Village, Sharon and Salisbury
Cornwall and Goshen
Kent and Warren
Litchfield and Morris
Norfolk and Colebrook

Riding The Dial-A-Ride Bus

  1. Be ready for pick-up at least fifteen minutes ahead of the scheduled pick-up time.
  2. Get on the bus and pay the fare to the driver.
  3. Driver will drop you off at the scheduled destination. If you are a "will call" client, the bus driver will give you a phone number to call when you are ready for pick-up. Please be prepared to wait a little. The Dial-A-Ride route is always busy.
This public service is made possible by the Northwestern CT Transit District through a cooperative effort with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Connecticut Department of Transportation, Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging and participating towns.


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

Title VI Policy Statement
of the Northwestern CT
Transit District

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