Free Bus Fares Expire on April 1, 2023

In session year 2022, Governor Lamont signed into law H.B. No. 6001.  This legislation included the extension of fare-free service on Connecticut’s public transit buses.  The suspension of fare collection will reach one full year on March 31st, 2023.(This is the maximum date that complies with 12-month length-of-time federal restrictions for temporary public transit pilot programs.)

Connecticut Department of Transportation shared the fare payment and cost information in a press release on March 20th, 2023.

Tickets can be purchased online here:

CT Transit Tickets & Passes

Information to purchase tickets by mail or at a retail location can be found here:

Where to Buy | CT Transit

Some towns, cities, and advocates are calling for Connecticut Transit to remain fare free:

Advocates Calling for CT Transit to Remain Fare Free

Stamford Expected to Call for Permanent Free Bus Service

Bus Buzzes about Returning Fares

New Haven residents want free bus fare program to be permanent

If this issue is of importance to you, please find and contact your local representatives here:

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