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Service Changes 2014

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Effective: 2/2/14

GBT will be implementing several service changes to improve accessibility to new businesses and locations in the region. As part of this effort, we are introducing a new route —Route 20— that will provide service into Monroe to Stepney Center on weekdays.

We’ve removed several stops on Routes 1 and 9 to improve the ability of the bus to meet scheduled stop times. In all cases, there is another bus stop within a block of the removed stop. These changes were discussed with input from riders at several public meetings that were held this past Fall.

The following routes also have minor changes: Routes 1, 9, 14, 17, 19X.

All changes are effective Sunday, February 2, 2014. New system timetables will be available at the bus station on Thursday, January 30, 2014 and the website route pages will be updated on Friday, January 31 through Saturday, February 1, 2014. Changes to the Bus Tracker and Trip Planner will be made during the first week of service and are expected to be completed by February 7, 2014.

Details of the service change are outlined below:

Route 1

Several stops will no longer be in service along Barnum Avenue.


  • E. Washington Ave at Knowlton St.
  • Noble Ave. at Barnum Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Opposite Remgrit Building
  • Barnum Ave. at Ridgefield Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Sage Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Regency Ter.
  • Barnum Ave. at High Park Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at West Broad St.
  • Barnum Ave. at 1505 Barnum Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at King St.


  • Barnum Ave. at Nichols Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Randolph St.
  • Barnum Ave. at Noble St.
  • Barnum Ave. at Boston Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Agresta Ter.
  • Barnum Ave. at Sage Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Willow St.
  • Barnum Ave. at Ridgefield Ave.
  • Barnum Ave. at Remgrit Building
  • Barnum Ave. at Noble Ave.
  • E. Washington Ave. at Knowlton St.


Route 9

Several stops will no longer be in service along East Main Street between Arctic Ave and Boston Ave.

  • East Main St. at Berkshire Ave.
  • East Main St. at Pearl St.

Route 14

Route 14 service will begin at the Westfield Trumbull Mall, at 8:59 AM. There will be a morning service gap between 9:48 AM and 12:43 PM, with service until 3:32 PM. There is no change to the Route 14 routing.

Route 17

Route 17 will only service Wells St. and Housatonic Ave. between 7:30 AM and 4:40 PM, Monday through Friday. A new stop will be added on North Avenue at Remer Street, which will be serviced by Route 17 when it is not servicing Wells St. and Housatonic Ave.

Route 19x

There is an additional trip, departing the Bridgeport Bus Station at 5:41 PM, servicing Monroe Goodwill at 6:09 PM and returning to the Bridgeport Bus Station at 6:42 PM.

NEW Route 20

New service is being introduced on State Route 25, in Monroe. Four daily round trips, beginning at the Westfield Trumbull Mall in Trumbull, will bring passengers to Upper Stepney (Clock Tower Place), in Monroe. Stops will be made along State Route 111 (Newtown Turnpike), Spring Hill Road, Trefoil Drive and State Route 25 (Main St.)


All other routes are unchanged. If you have any question regarding these changes please let us know:

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