Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority

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Greater Bridgeport Transit
GBT Bridgeport logo.svg
Parent Greater Bridgeport Transit
Founded 1971
Headquarters 1 Cross Street
Bridgeport, CT 06610
Locale Greater Bridgeport
Service area Greater Bridgeport
Service type Local bus service
Routes 19[1]
(one in conjunction with Norwalk Transit and Milford Transit)
Fleet 77(currently)
Daily ridership 22,100
Operator Greater Bridgeport Transit
Chief executive Douglas C. Holcomb, AICP[2]
Website Greater Bridgeport Transit

Greater Bridgeport Transit (GBT) is a transit service serving the Greater Bridgeport region of the U.S. state of Connecticut. GBT provides local bus service to the cities/towns of Bridgeport, Trumbull, Stratford, Milford Fairfield, Westport Shelton, and Monroe. ,

Routes[edit]

Route No. Start End Via
1 University of Bridgeport/Seaside Park Dock Shopping Center (Stratford) Barnum Avenue (US 1)
2/Coastal Link Norwalk WHEELS Hub (Norwalk) (CL)
Post Road/Buckley Avenue (Westport) (2)
Westfield Connecticut Post (Milford) (CL)
Dock Shopping Center (Stratford) (2)
Routes 1 and 130
3 Bridgeport Bus Terminal Westfield Trumbull (Trumbull) Madison Avenue
4 Park Avenue
5 Fairfield Metro Fairfield Avenue
6 Westfield Trumbull (Trumbull) Noble Avenue
Reservoir Avenue
Old Town Road
7
(rush hours only)
Carolton Hospital (Fairfield) Commerce Drive
8 Bridgeport Bus Terminal Westfield Trumbull (Trumbull) Main Street
9 Seaside Park Hawley Lane Mall (Nichols, Trumbull) (full-time)
Trumbull Industrial Park (rush hours only)
East Main Street (Route 127)
Iranistan Avenue
10 Fairfield Woods Road and Black Rock Turnpike (Fairfield) Stratford Public Library (Stratford) (full-time)
Lordship (rush hours only)
Hollister Avenue
Black Rock Turnpike
13 Bridgeport Bus Terminal Success Park Central Avenue
14
(weekdays only)
Monroe Westfield Trumbull (Trumbull) Route 111
15 Bridgeport Bus Terminal Derby-Shelton Railroad Station (Derby) Bridgeport Avenue
16
(weekdays only)
Woodend Road and Sedgewick Road Hawley Lane Mall (Stratford) (full-time)
Trumbull Industrial Park (rush hours only)
Main Street
Huntington Road
17
(No Sunday service)
Bridgeport Bus Terminal Success Park Boston Avenue/North Avenue (US 1)
18
(weekdays only)
Hawley Lane Mall (nichols, Trumbull) Westfield Trumbull (Lower Long Hill, Trumbull) White Plains Road (Route 127)
19X
(rush hours only)
Bridgeport Bus Terminal Monroe Routes Route 25 and 111
22X
(rush hours only)
Bridgeport Avenue and Commerce Drive (Shelton) Route 8
23
(weekdays only)
Derby-Shelton Railroad Station (Derby) Main Street/River Road (Route 110)

NOTE: The 2 runs rush hours only, as a supplement to Coastal Link service.

Fare[edit]

The current base fare is $1.75 for 90 minutes of unlimited rides. All day pass - $4.00 Discount passes are available.[3]

Fleet[edit]

Manufacturer/ Model Order Year Series
(Qty.)
Powertrain Notes
New Flyer D40LF 2003 4301-4313 (13) Cummins ISL/ Allison B-400R5
  • In the process of being retired
  • Replacement fleets are New Flyer XDE40/XD40
  • Bus #4310 has been retired early and side-lined from the fleet
  • Originally powered by Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR engines
New Flyer D40LF 2003 327-328 (2) DD50EGR/ Allison B-400R5
  • Retired May 2017
  • Replacements are New Flyer XDE40 329 & 330
  • Scheduled to be returned to CT Transit in 2018
New Flyer D35LF 2003 5301-5340 (40) Cummins ISL/ Allison B-400R5
  • In the process of being retired
  • Replacement fleets are New Flyer XDE35/XD35
  • Originally powered by Detroit Diesel series 50 EGR engines
Gillig LF 40' 2012 4201-4215 (15) Cummins ISL9/Voith D864.5
  • Active
New Flyer XDE40 2012 329-330 (2) Cummins ISB/ Allison H40EP
  • Active
  • 2011 models
New Flyer XDE40 2017 4701-4715? (15?) Cummins ISB/ Allison H40EP
  • On order
  • Number of buses unconfirmed
  • Has USB Charging at every seat and Driver Shield
  • 4701-4705 are on the property
  • Due to begin service by the end of May
New Flyer XDE35 2017 3701-3705? (5?) Cummins ISB/ Allison H40EP
  • On order
  • Number of buses unconfirmed
  • Has USB Charging at every seat and Driver Shield
  • Due to begin service by the end of May
New Flyer XD40 2017 4716-4730? (15) Cummins ISL9 EPA 13-Allison B400R6
  • On order
  • Number of buses unconfirmed
  • Has USB Charging at every seat and Driver Shield
  • Due to begin service by the end of May
New Flyer XD35 2017 3706-3710? (5?) Cummins ISL9 EPA 13-Allison B400R6
  • On order
  • Number of buses unconfirmed
  • Has USB Charging at every seat and Driver Shield
  • Due to begin service by the end of May

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GBTA Routes". Retrieved 2008-01-21. 
  2. ^ "NTD Program 2006 filing for GBTA" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-01-20. 
  3. ^ http://www.gogbt.com/index.php?page=fares

External links[edit]