CT Bus Diaries
by Thomas Breen | Nov 29, 2018 8:08 am | Comments (10)
Given New Haven’s broken bus system, how would car-less New Haveners get to a new primary care center planned for Long Wharf?
Yale-New Haven Hospital and the city’s two community health centers will have to answer those questions over the next two weeks to win state permission to transform the way that New Haven’s poor get medical care.
Continue reading ‘Primary Plan’s Obstacle: Broken Bus System’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 25, 2018 7:30 am | Comments (41)
After riding New Haven’s broken bus system for a month and interviewing 5,000 riders, state officials recommend new crosstown routes, transfer mini-hubs, bus-priority traffic lights, fewer stops, and express routes.
Continue reading ‘Long-Awaited Bus Fixes Unveiled’
by Shari Hoffman | Jun 8, 2018 10:59 am | Comments (2)
Riding CT Transit daily always provides unique and extraordinary experiences, some positive, some negative. Each bus or bus ride has a personality unto itself; no two rides are ever the same.
Continue reading ‘Aboard The 212’
by Paul Bass | Nov 16, 2017 1:13 pm | Comments (3)
The investigators slipped into town, tracked down the target — then returned to home base to plan how to thwart an “unstable” and “corrupted” Internet foe.
Continue reading ‘Gov’t Team’s Target: “3rd-Party Lock-Ups”’
by Paul Bass | Nov 9, 2017 7:54 am | Comments (7)
A crew from the state Department of Transportation is heading to New Haven to ride the bus — and see how to make it easier to catch the bus.
Continue reading ‘State Dispatches Team To Smoke Out Bus-App Flaw’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 3, 2017 11:19 am | Comments (8)
Kill a bus route to North Branford that has only 38 riders a day. Eliminate bus stops that are too close together. Create more connection hubs and crosstown bus options instead of forcing everyone to go through the New Haven Green.
A new “mobility” study puts into play those and other potential fixes for New Haven’s beleaguered bus system.
Continue reading ‘Busted Bus System’s Breaks Revealed’
by Staff | Oct 11, 2017 3:18 pm | Comments (4)
The D bus has not run late all week and never will again.
The 212 bus? That could be a different story.
Continue reading ‘D, B & Q Drive Into History’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 4, 2017 6:55 am | Comments (8)
CT Transit bus drivers rallied on the New Haven Green Tuesday to demand better bus design and more safety features. They left the Green with a commitment from management to meet later this week about how to make buses safer.
Continue reading ‘Drivers Rally For Safer Buses’
by Paul Bass | Sep 22, 2017 3:02 pm | Comments (4)
Doug Hausladen was ready for a victory ride on a CT Transit bus — until the app he succeeded in lobbying for had other ideas.
Continue reading ‘You Can Track Late Buses—In Theory’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 11, 2017 1:35 pm | Comments (8)
A new program that allows students at 16 state universities and community colleges to take unlimited train and bus rides for a small fee paid to their university could be a boon for transit riders throughout Connecticut.
Continue reading ‘90,000 Students Sign Up For New U-Pass’