TIP List - Greater Bridgeport Transit Projects | Published October 12, 2011
Linking the Region’s Rail Stations & Transit Oriented Districts
Funded under the Alternative Analysis discretionary grant program, this planning assessment will determine strategies and actions to link local commuter rail stations and associated transit-oriented and supportive districts in the Greater Bridgeport region through an efficient and convenient mode of public transit.
The GBT develops a 10-year capital program to maintain the local bus system. Bus capital needs are grouped into several categories, including new and replacement fixed route buses, small vehicles for supervisors and maintenance, lift-equipped small buses and vans for elderly and disabled transit services, administrative equipment such as computers, shop tools and diagnostic equipment, bus shelters and signs, and information kiosks and devices. The capital plan is updated annually to reflect changing priorities and needs.
Identifying gaps in transportation services to help the elderly and persons with disabilities get to where they need to go.