December 2018

Dear all,

As we look back over the last year WRTD has a lot to celebrate.  Last Thursday we came together with many distinguished guests, including Commissioner James Redeker from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, to celebrate.  We have two new buses from New Flyer, and several other new-to-us buses arriving soon.  Since the beginning of 2018 we have also established a bus tracking system and adopted a new logo.  Many more improvements are in the works for the next few years.

We hope you enjoy this short newsletter that celebrates our accomplishments.

Finally, the staff and drivers of WRTD would like to wish you a happy holidays!

Best wishes,

Joe Comerford
Interim Administrator 

 
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Holiday Hours at WRTD

With the holidays coming up we have a variety of changes to service. Please see the posters for details about service changes on 12/24, 12/25 and 1/1. Also check out our online calendar.

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WRTD celebrates new buses and era!

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 Windham Region Transit District celebrated the arrival of two new 35ft long buses.  These buses, purchased from New Flyer, will be used on several of WRTD’s fixed routes. WRTD also celebrated the arrival of a new logo and new era which is underway. View our photos here.

WRTD receives an Official Citation from the Connecticut General Assembly

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 Windham Region Transit District received congratulations from State of Connecticut's General Assembly.  The Official Citation was introduced by Representative Susan Johnson, Representative Gregory Haddad, Senator Mae Flexer, Representative Tim Ackert, Representative Linda Orange and Senator Catherine Osten.  Click here to view the citation that recognizes the work WRTD has done.

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Students – Remember to renew your U-Pass!

Fall U-Passes expire on 12/31.  Register now for your Spring U-Pass at http://upass.uconn.edu.

Bus Passes can now be purchased online!

In December WRTD changed how customers can purchase bus passes.  Passes cannot be purchased directly from drivers.  Tickets can be purchased in the following ways:

   - Via an envelope from the driver - Click here for more info
   - Online
   - At the WRTD Office - 28 South Frontage Rd, Mansfield Center

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