Proposed Service Changes and Reductions

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Open Houses 2016

Proposed Service Changes and Reductions

Please join us to hear about service reductions that are being planned for September.


GBT is planning a series of changes and reductions in bus service. In all, the service reduction package is expected to be approximately 2.4% of GBT’s overall operation which translates to about 15 hours of the 606 hours that GBT operates every day.


GBT is currently reviewing ridership trends to identify parts of the service that are not heavily utilized. “We now have systems in place which can provide us with great detail about ridership and we plan to use them to make very surgical reductions that will improve efficiency and impact the fewest number of riders possible,” said GBT CEO, Douglas Holcomb, "Some level of service reductions will be required to maintain a balanced budget."


Detailed information will be released at the public sessions and will be posted at gogbt.com/public-info as it becomes available.


Public Meeting Dates

MONDAY June 20, 2016 | 1pm
Trumbull Town Hall: Council Chambers
5866 Main Street, Trumbull

TUESDAY June 21, 2016 | 10am
Stratford Town Hall: Room 213
2725 Main St, Stratford

Public Hearing
TUESDAY June 21, 2016 | 6pm
GBT Bus Station: 2nd Floor Community Room
710 Water Street, Bridgeport

MONDAY June 27, 2016 | 12pm
Fairfield Town Hall: Sullivan Independence Hall
725 Old Post Road, Fairfield

Passenger Advisory Committee (PAC)
MONDAY June 27, 2016 | 6:15pm
GBT Bus Station: 2nd Floor Community Room
710 Water Street, Bridgeport


Can't make any of the above dates? GBT staff will also be available inside the Water Street bus station the evening of June 28th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.


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