Bolton, CT Transportation Options

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    • Provider

      Bolton Senior/Social Services
      Senior and Disabled Transportation

      Area Served

      Bolton

      Type of Service

      Senior and disabled Transportation Provides passenger trips to residents age 60 and older and to disabled adults

      Website

      www.bolton.govoffice.com

      Additional Information

      Transportation is provided on a scheduled space available basis for medical appointments, grocery shopping (one scheduled trip per week) to Senior Center and community events.

      Hours

      Monday - Thursday 9:00AM – 4:00PM and Friday 9:00AM – 3:00PM

      Telephone

      (860) 647-9196

      Cost

      Free

    • Provider

      CT Transit

      Area Served

      No local service in the Town of Bolton. Express Bus to Hartford weekdays only. CTTransit Hartford Division Serves Avon, Berlin, Bloomfield, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Granby, Hartford, Manchester, Marlborough, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, South Windsor, Southington, Suffield, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor Locks and Windsor

      Website

      www.cttransit.com

      Additional Information

      Google Trip Planner
      Click Here To see an instructional video on “How to Ride the Bus”
      Click here to get detailed public transportation directions Travel Training for persons who are apprehensive about using public transportation is provided by the Kennedy Center

      Express Bus Service to Hartford

      • 918 - Coventry/Willimantic Express

      Park and Ride Lot

      Routes 6 and 44, Bolton Notch

      Customer Service

      (860) 525-9181 | (860) 727-8196 TTY/TDD
      Mon.- Sat. 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM; Sunday 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Holidays 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM

      Costs

      http://buypasses.storesecured.com/

    • Provider

      CTFastrak - Bus Rapid Transit System

      Area Served

      Hartford / West Hartford / Newington / New Britain accessed with transfer thru the Route 918 Coventy/Willimantic Express (weekdays only) with 68 routes providing fast, convenient access to employment, shopping, educational, cultural and entertainment destinations throughout the region.

      Type of Service

      CTfastrak is a new Bus Rapid Transit system includes a 9.4-mile guideway dedicated to buses that will serve as the spine of the CTfastrak system. Modern bus rapid transit vehicles with the latest environmentally-friendly technologies, including WiFi and a five-mile multi-use trails that connects New Britain & Newington

      Website

      www.ctfastrak.com

      Additional Information

      Daily service from 4:30 AM - 1:30 AM
      • 101 CTfastrak Hartford / New Britain (Between downtown Hartford and New Britain, stopping at all CTfastrak stations) • 102 Hartford / New Britain / Bristol (Operates between downtown Hartford and Bristol, stopping at all CTfastrak stations) • 121 MCC / Hartford / UConn Health (Service between Manchester Community College, downtown Hartford, and UConn Health Center in Farmington via CTfastrak) • 128 Hartford / Westfarms-New Britain via Stanley Street • 140 CCSU Shuttle • 144 Wethersfield / Westfarms via Newington Center & Brittany Farms • 153 Flatbush / Copaco via West Hartford Center • 161 St. Francis Hospital / Hartford Hospital via State Capitol • 923 Bristol Express • 924 Southington–Cheshire Express • 925 Waterbury Express (See 928 schedule for additional service to Waterbury) • 928 Southington-Cheshire-Waterbury Express

      Customer Service

      (860) 525-9181

      Cost

      Click Here

    • Provider

      AIDS Connecticut

      Area Served

      Hartford, Tolland and Middlesex Counties

      Type of Service

      Bus Passes for Medical Appointments

      Website

      www.aids-ct.org | www.aids-ct.org/pdf/assistance/haf-caf.pdf

      Additional Information

      (860) 547-1771
      Ryan White Part A & B Transportation Programs are used to enable PWHIV/AIDS to access medical or support services. Clients who are on Medicaid are not eligible for this program.

      Cost – Free
    • Provider

      ALS Association

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      To and from treatment for people who are receiving treatment for ALS with a dual cancer diagnosis

      Website

      www.webct.alsa.org

      Additional Information

      (877) 257-2281
      ALS Association (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
      Cost - Free

    • Provider

      American Cancer Society

      Area Served

      Greater Hartford area, including Bristol, parts of Tolland and Middlesex Counties

      Type of Service

      To and from treatment for people who are receiving treatment for cancer related diseases and are unable to drive themselves

      Website

      www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/road-to-recovery

      Additional Information

      (800) 227-2345
      Patients must be able to get in and out of a car under their own power, and be able to walk unassisted to and from the vehicle, their residence, and the treatment facility. Three business days (72 hours) advance notice is requested for all rides. Subject to the availability of volunteers.

    • Provider

      Latino Community Services

      Area Served

      Greater Hartford area, including Bristol, parts of Tolland and Middlesex Counties

      Type of Service

      Eligible individuals can have access to van or GHTD Ambassador Wheel Chair Services

      Website

      lcs-ct.org/index.php/en/services

      Additional Information

      (860) 296-6400, Ext. 225
      Serving all people living with HIV/AIDS. Transportation Services for clients to access primary medical care and/or psychosocial support services for clients who access Ryan White CORE and/or NON-CORE services
      Cost – Free

    • Provider

      mssociety

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      Financial Assistance for Medical Transportation related to MS Medical Only

      Website

      www.nationalmssociety.org

      Additional Information

      (800) 344-4867, Option 1
      Monday-Friday (7am-5pm MT), or email them at contactusnmss@nmss.org

      Will provide financial assistance for up to one ride per fiscal year. Chapter will arrange transportation. Two weeks advance notice is required and must utilize public/paratransit transportation options first.

    • Provider

      davct

      Area Served

      Greater Hartford area, including Bristol, parts of Tolland and Middlesex Counties

      Type of Service

      Transportation to and from the Newington VA. Also Shuttle from Newington VA to West Haven VA, For veteran’s only

      Website

      www.dav.org/veterans/i-need-a-ride/

      Additional Information

      (860) 667-6759
      A five day lead time is necessary. Rides from 7:00 AM. – 1:00 PM. Last ride leaves Newington at 1 PM.
      Cost - Free

      Provider

      US Department of Veterans Affairs

      Area Served

      From Newington VA with transfers to other VA locations

      Type of Service

      Shuttle Bus Transportation from the Newington VA
      NOTE: Must provide own transportation to the Newington VA

      Website

      www.connecticut.va.gov

      Additional Information

      (203) 932-5711 x-3298 VA Mobility Mgr
      (860) 666-6951 Newington VA
      (203) 932-5711 West Haven VA
      Monday to Friday Service
      Cost – Free

    • Provider

      logisticare

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for Medicaid recipients covered by HUSKY A, C or D Insurance. Advance reservations are required and mileage restrictions apply.

      Website

      www.logisticare.com
      Click here to schedule or cancel a pick up online

      Additional Information

      Hours - Mon-Fri. 8:00 AM-5 PM
      Telephone - (888) 248-9895 Reservations | (866) 592-4291 – Where’s my Ride
      Cost – Free

    • Provider

      CTRides

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      Commuter Resource

      Website

      www.ctrides.com

      Additional Information

      (877) CTRIDES
      A commuter resource from the CT DOT. Information for carpooling, vanpooling, buses, trains, biking, walking & telecommuting.
      Join NuRide and get rewards when you walk, bike, telecommute,

      Provider

      vRide

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      Rideshare Program

      Website

      www.vride.com

      Additional Information

      (800) 826-7433
      Service is not yet available in Bristol; however you can call to find out if others from your town are looking to set up a ride share program or see if you can participate in one from an adjacent town. VRide (formally easystreet) is a commuter van service intended to help people who live or work close to each other to get to work easily by offering passenger vans for car/vanpool commuting.
      Cost - Fares are per seat (call vRide)

    • Online Planners

      googletransit
      Google will use all available public transportation schedules and information (provided by participating transit agencies) to provide up to three suggested trip plans.
      Google Transit Website

      rome2rio
      Discover how to get anywhere by searching plane, train, bus, car and ferry routes.
      Rome2Rio Website

      wanderu
      Website searches Amtrak, Greyhound, Megabus, and hundreds of other bus and train companies to find the best deals and schedules. Smartphone app available.
      Wanderu Website

      Mobile Apps

      transitapp
      IPhone and Android Phone App for getting upcoming departure times for all nearby transit lines. Plan your trip, set reminders and get notifications about disruptions. Over 100 Cities including CTTransit lines in Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury, New Britain, Meriden.
      iTunes | Google Play

      roadify
      Roadify is an IPhone and Android phone app that provides real-time arrivals, schedules, maps and service alerts from official agency sources and other riders. Over 70 Cities including CTTransit lines in Hartford, New Haven and Waterbury.
      iTunes | Google Play

    • (Note: Please use at your own risk)

      blindsquare
      GPS app developed for the blind and visually impaired. App describes the environment, announces points of interest and street intersections as you travel. In conjunction with free, third-party navigation apps it is a powerful solution providing most of the information blind and visually impaired people need to travel independently. Cost - $29.99. Website

      NAVIGON
      Area Served – Nationwide

      Type of Service – GPS App that provides walking information for the blind and visually impaired with voice guidance. Also works as GPS for driving

      Additional Information - Navigon Mobile Navigator North America transforms the iPhone, Android or Windows phone into a fully functional mobile navigation system that uses the latest NAVTEQ map material.

      The app offers text-to-speech voice guidance, enhanced pedestrian navigation, a turn-by-turn Route List, location sharing via email, and a Take Me Home function.

      Websitewwww.navigon.com/portal/us/produkte/navigationssoftware/index.html

      Cost - $59.99

      seeingeye
      GPS app developed for the blind and visually impaired. Directions are audibly announced. Intersections, cross street, points of interest and its orientation are announced and described (ex. four-way). Cost - $69.99 one-year subscription, 9.99 thirty days. Website

    • Connecticut 2-1-1

      Area Served – Statewide

      Type of Service – Free information and referral service

      Additional Information - Dial 2-1-1 and callers can reach knowledgeable, multilingual staff and get information, referrals or seek help in a crisis. TDD access is available.

      Website - www.211ct.org

      Telephone - 2-1-1

      Cost - Free

      TransitNet

      Area Served – Statewide

      Type of Service – Information and referral

      Additional Information - Website for people with disabilities, older adults, caregivers, & providers who want to learn more about what transportation options are available for them in CT by providing transportation links, instructions on how to use those links, and contact information leading directly to individuals who can offer further assistance.

      Website - www.transitnet.info

      Cost - Free

    • Provider

      The Kennedy Center

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      Travel Training

      Additional Information

      Nationally acclaimed program that teaches people with disabilities and seniors how to properly and safely use the local bus and rail system on a one-to-one basis.
      Website - www.thekennedycenterinc.org/what-we-do/programs-services/mobility-services/travel-training.html (See a video on the benefits of Travel Training)
      Telephone - (203) 365-8522
      Cost - Training is free but trainees are asked to pay their bus fare.

      Provider

      dors

      Area Served

      Statewide

      Type of Service

      Mobility Services Travel Training

      Additional Information

      Program teaches individuals who are legally blind how to travel safely and independently.
      Website - http://www.ct.gov/besb/cwp/view.asp?a=2848&q=331462
      Telephone - (860) 602-4000
      Cost - Free

    • Provider

      greyhound

      Area Served

      To more than 2,400 service locations in No. America

      Type of Service

      Wheelchair Lift Accessible Coach Buses

      Website

      www.greyhound.com | 5% discount for seniors | 20% discount for veterans

      Additional Information

      (800) 231-2222
      Union Station, One Union Place, Hartford, CT

      Provider

      joshuaslimo

      Area Served

      Greater Hartford

      Type of Service

      Bus Service to Foxwoods Casino & Tanger Outlets

      Website

      www.joshuaslimousine.com/take-the-bus.html

      Additional Information

      (866) 217-5674
      Pick up at the Jimmie’s Smoke Shop, 64 W. Main Street, New Britain at 7:00 AM and 1:15 PM Monday – Sunday & Friday/Saturday Nights at 5:45 PM. Or 12 Batterson Park Road, Farmington at 7:25 AM, 1:30 PM Monday – Sunday & Friday/Saturday Nights at 6:00 PM

      Return time 3:45 PM, 11:45 PM Monday – Sunday & Friday/Saturday Nights @ 4 AM

      Provider

      megabus

      Area Served

      Rides from Hartford to Amherst, MA - Boston, MA - Burlington, VT - New Haven, CT - New York, NY

      Type of Service

      Wheelchair Life Accessible Coach Buses

      Website

      us.megabus.com

      Additional Information

      (877) 462-6342
      Customers with special requirements can now make reservations through the Megabus website. Just select yes when asked if there are any passengers travelling with special requirements and answer a few questions.

      Provider

      peterpan

      Area Served

      Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Washington, DC

      Type of Service

      Wheelchair Lift Accessible Coach Buses

      Website

      www.peterpanbus.com | 5% discount for seniors | 10% discount for veterans

      Additional Information

      (800) 343-9999
      Former Bonanza terminal - 12 Batterson Park Road (Exit 37 Off I-84)- Farmington, CT
      The bus will pick up at the front of the lot (and not at the back where the terminal is).

    • Provider

      amtrak

      Area Served

      Nationwide

      Type of Service

      Passenger Train Service
      Closest Stations to Bristol are: Kensington, Hartford or Meriden

      Website

      www.amtrak.com
      Click here for information on senior, veteran’s and persons with disabilities discounts tickets

      Additional Information

      (800) USA-RAIL
      These stations are Wheelchair Accessible:
      Kensington/Berlin Station (BER) - 51 Depot Road, Kensington, CT
      or
      Meriden Station (MDN) - 60 State Street, Meriden, CT
      or
      Hartford Station (HFD) - One Union Place, Hartford, CT

    • Dattco Casino Bus to Casino

      Area Served – Greater Hartford

      Type of Service – Wheelchair Lift Accessible Coach Bus to Mohegan Sun Casino –YOU MUST CALL DATTCO A DAY OR TWO IN ADVANCE FOR A WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE BUS

      Additional Information – Bus Service to Mohegan Sun Casino

      Departure from # 3 Bus Stop at 60 West Main Street, New Britain, CT

      Schedule – 7:20AM and 1:05PM Everyday & Friday/Saturday Night Red Eye Service s at 5:10 PM Return time 3:45 PM, 9:30 PM Everyday & Friday/Saturday Red Eye Service @ 12:30 AM

      Websitehttps://www.dattco.com/site/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/mohegansun-changes_20160330.pdf

      Telephone (800) 229-4879

      Cost - $28.00 Cash Only. Bus ticket includes a $15 Food Coupon, two $10 Big Wheel Play Vouchers and one $5.00 Big Wheel Play Voucher

      Joshua's Limousine

      Area Served – Greater Hartford

      Type of Service – Wheelchair Lift Accessible Coach Bus – MUST CALL IN ADVANCE FOR WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE BUS

      Additional Information – Bus Service to Foxwoods Casino & Tanger Outlets

      Closest pick up location from Berlin located at:
      Jimmie’s Smoke Shop
      64 W. Main Street
      New Britain, CT

      Schedule - 7:00 AM and 1:15 PM Monday – Sunday & Friday/Saturday Nights at 5:45 PM.
      Return time 3:45 PM, 11:45 PM Monday – Sunday & Friday/Saturday Nights @ 4 AM

      Websitewww.joshuaslimousine.com/take-the-bus.html

      Telephone (866) 217-5674

      Cost - $25.00 Cash Only. Bus ticket includes a $20 Bonus Slot Play and a $10 Food Coupon or Free Festival Buffet

    • BOLTON SENIOR/SOCIAL SERVICES DISASTER ASSISTANCE REGISTRY

      Area Served – Bolton

      Type of Service – Special Needs Emergency Registry

      Additional Information - Voluntary program which allows Bolton residents to make police, fire and EMS aware of any special needs or disabilities they may have in case of emergency, evacuation or an extended time period without utilities. The information on the registry is only used for emergency notification purposes and kept confidential.

      Website - www.bolton.govoffice.com

      Telephone - (860) 647-9196

    • Provider

      dmv

      Area Served – Statewide

      Type of Service – Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

      Additional Information - Closest DMV located at

      85 North Mountain Road, New Britain, CT (Limited Svc)
      or
      60 State Street, Wethersfield, CT 06161 (Hub)

      Tue, Wed, Fri. – 7:45 AM - 4 PM
      Thurs. – 9:15 AM- 5:30 PM
      Sat. – 8 AM -12:30 PM

      Website www.ct.gov/dmv

      DMV Office Wait Times - https://www.dmvselfservice.ct.gov/NemoService.aspx?dmvPNavCtr=|#55856

      Telephone - (860) 263-5700

    • AmRide

      Area Served – Statewide

      Type of Service – Personal Driver Service using your vehicle

      Additional Information – They will drive you in your vehicle.

      Website - www.amride.com

      Telephone - (855) 426-7433

      Cost - $30.95 per hour (mention Way To Go CT for this special pricing)

      Valley Cab Company

      Area Served – Service to/from Berlin for towns in North Central CT

      Type of Service – Private Taxi Service.

      Additional Information – No Wheelchair Service Available

      Website - no website

      Telephone - (860) 673-4250

      Cost – Please call provider for costs

      Yellow Cab Company

      Area Served – Greater Hartford Area

      Type of Service – Private Taxi Service.

      Additional Information – Wheelchair accessible transportation if necessary. Please request.

      Website - www.theyellowcab.com

      Telephone - (860) 666-6666

      Cost – Please call provider for costs

      Executive 2000 Taxi

      Area Served – Greater Middletown Area including Berlin, Cromwell, Durham, East Hampton, Haddam, New Britain, Newington, Middlefield, Middletown, Portland, Rocky Hill & Wethersfield

      Type of Service – Private Taxi Service.

      Additional Information – Wheelchair accessible transportation if necessary. Please request.

      Website - www.mytaxicoupon.com/home.html | www.mytaxicoupon.com/coupons.html

      Telephone - (860) 888-8888

      Cost – Please call provider for costs

    • Provider

      freedom

      Area Served

      Each trip must either BEGIN or END in one of the following towns: Berlin, East Hartford, Bloomfield, Farmington, East Windsor, Enfield, Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, Newington, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, South Windsor, Vernon, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor and Windsor Locks

      Type of Service

      Taxi Service with 50 % Discount for pre-qualified ADA eligible passengers with pre-paid vouchers.

      Additional Information

      Wheelchair accessible transportation if necessary. Please request.
      Website - www.theyellowcab.com/freedom-ride-program
      Telephone - (860) 666-6666
      Cost – Please call provider for costs

      Provider

      Executive 2000 Taxi New Freedom Voucher Program

      Area Served

      Each trip must either BEGIN or END in one of the following towns Berlin, Cromwell, Durham, East Hampton, Haddam, Middlefield, Middletown, New Britain, Newington, Portland, Rocky Hill and Wethersfield

      Type of Service

      Taxi Service with 50% Discount for pre-qualified ADA eligible passengers with pre-paid vouchers.

      Additional Information

      Wheelchair accessible transportation if necessary. Please request.
      Website - http://www.mytaxicoupon.com/new-freedom-taxi-program.html
      Application - http://hartfordtransit.org/pdfs/Exec_application.pdf
      Telephone - (860) 888-8888
      Cost – Please call provider for costs

      Provider

      seniorhelpingseniors

      Area Served

      Avon, Bloomfield, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartland, Farmington, Granby, Plainville, Simsbury, Suffield, West Hartford, Windsor and Windsor Locks

      Type of Service

      In-home companion and transportation service where seniors are matched with seniors to help them with their needs

      Additional Information

      Up to a week lead time may be necessary. Driver stays with passenger. Wheelchair must be able to fold up and passenger must be able to transfer themselves from wheelchair to vehicle.
      Website - www.seniorshelpingseniors.com/Granby
      Telephone - (860) 716-2017
      Cost – $25.00 per hour with a 2 hour minimum. Mileage additional cost if over 30 miles roundtrip

    • Provider

      advancedwheels

      Type of Service

      Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Rentals

      Website

      www.advancedwheels.com

      Additional Information

      (860) 653-8064
      33 Bradley Park Road, East Granby, CT 06026

      Provider

      premiervan

      Type of Service

      Wheelchair Accessible Rentals – Hand control vans are available

      Website

      www.newenglandpremiervanrental.com

      Additional Information

      (866) 744-8267 | Vehicle Delivery is available

      Provider

      hertz

      Type of Service

      Hand Control Vehicle Rentals available with advance notice

      Website

      www.hertz.com

      Additional Information

      (860) 747-4435 | ESPN, 935 Middle Street, Bristol, CT

      Provider

      enterprise

      Type of Service

      Hand Control Vehicle Rentals available with advance notice

      Website

      www.enterprise.com

      Additional Information

      (860) 584-9100 | 75 North Street, Bristol, CT

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