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Connecticut River Transit

Connecticut River Transit
Slogan We Provide the Ride!
Headquarters 300 Clinton Street,
Springfield, VT
Service area eastern Windham and Windsor Counties, VT
Service type bus service, express bus service, dial-a-bus
Routes 14 (5 local, 8 between-town commuters, 1 dial-a-ride paratransit)
Destinations Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Ludlow, Springfield, White River Junction, Lebanon, New Hampshire
Fleet 26
Daily ridership 189,500 annually in fiscal year 2010
Chief executive Ted Reeves (president)

Connecticut River Transit (CRT) is the public transit provider for Vermont's southern Windsor County and Windham County.


  • History 1
  • Facility 2
  • Route list and fare schedule 3
    • Brattleboro BeeLine 3.1
  • References 4
  • External links 5


A private 501(c)(3) non-profit public transportation company, CRT was established in November, 2003. In 2003, it provided nearly 60,000 trips a year. In fiscal year 2010, it had an annual ridership of 126,500.[1] The Brattleboro BeeLine, which CRT also operates for local routes in Brattleboro, served 63,000 patrons during that same time period. CRT's fleet consists of 26 wheelchair accessible vehicles, with bike racks on all vehicles.

The operating costs for local bus service in the region was $1.17 million in fiscal year 2010. Community contributions come from towns, hospitals, human service agencies, businesses and individuals; these contributions leverage committed government awards from the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Medicaid, and area human service agencies.

In 2004, VTrans selected CRT along with other transportation providers in Vermont to develop a fully coordinated transportation system; and to develop procedures to ensure that all services are open to the general public, and are carefully designed and managed to meet the needs of residents and visitors including employees, job seekers, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities, in the most flexible and cost-effective manner.


The Current's bus facility is located in Rockingham, Vermont, close to US Route 5's interchange with Interstate 91, directly across the street from the Exit 6 Park and Ride lot. Housed there is a 20,000 square feet (1,858 m2) building consisting of bus storage bays, offices and a maintenance center.[2]

Route list and fare schedule

(information is current as of August 4, 2014)[3][4]

  • 1 Springfield In-Town ($1)
  • 2 Bellows Falls In-Town ($1)
  • 53 Bellows Falls to Brattleboro ($1)
  • 55 Bellows Falls/Springfield Shuttle
  • 57 Bellows Falls/Rutland Connector ($2)
  • 71/72 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Express (peak direction only, $2)
  • 73 Dartmouth College Express (peak direction only, $2)
  • 74 VA Hospital Express (peak direction only, $2)
  • Okemo Seasonal Commuter

One-way tokens are also available for frequent riders from bus drivers or at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center:

  • 10 tokens for $20
  • 20 tokens for $40
  • 40 tokens for $75

A 27 ride pass on the Bellows Falls/Brattleboro Commuter is also available for $25.

Brattleboro BeeLine

All fares on the Brattleboro BeeLine are $1, unless noted otherwise.

  • Red Line
  • White Line
  • Blue Line

20 single-ride tokens for $20 are also available on the BeeLine from bus drivers.


  1. ^ 2012 Vermont Public Transit Policy Plan, Vermont Agency of Transportation. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  2. ^ Our Bus Facility, Connecticut River Transit. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  3. ^ Bus Schedules, Connecticut River Transit. Retrieved 2014-09-03.
  4. ^ Bus Fares, Connecticut River Transit. Retrieved 2014-09-03.

External links

  • Connecticut River Transit
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