Saturday, August 31, 2013

Lesser Urges City Residents To Attend DOT Hearings On Bus Fare Hikes

From the office of Matt Lesser.
Rep. Matt Lesser (D- Middletown) warned commuters who use CT Transit buses that DOT is considering raising fares beginning January 5, 2014.

“I want to thank DOT for holding these forums because commuters’ voices need to be heard,” Rep. Lesser said. “I urge you to attend one of these public hearings or submit written testimony.”

A list of the proposed fare increases can be found online at

In the coming weeks, the state Department of Transportation will hold public hearings on the proposed fare changes. Middletown residents can voice their views on the proposed fare increases at the following meetings:
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013; Noon-2 pm & 4:30-6:30 pm
Hartford Public Library, Center for Contemporary Culture
500 Main Street, Hartford
New Britain
Thur., Sept. 12, 2013; Noon-2 pm
New Britain Senior Center, Massachusetts Room
55 Pearl Street, New Britain
Tues., Sept. 17, 2013; Noon-2 pm
Meriden Town Hall, Room 28
142 East Main Street, Meriden                                                                           
Written comments can be sent to State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Public Transportation, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546.  The caption “COMMENT ON INTENT TO INCREASE PUBLIC TRANSIT FARES” must appear on the envelope. Public comment can also be emailed to

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What do we take a bus.