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MTA's MetroMan at Stamford MTA Station Platform MTA's MetroMan inside Stamford Station

MTA's Metro Man was on hand to distribute masks at the Stamford Station


The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) today announced that another statewide mask distribution effort is taking place on September 15th. Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz will be joining transit staff handing out masks on the New Haven Green from 7-9 am.

In light of rebounding transit ridership, CTDOT is reminding passengers, “Forgot your mask? Just ask.” Free masks are available to transit passengers at staffed bus and rail ticket sales outlets and onboard trains if a commuter has forgotten their mask.

The use of face coverings on public transportation was ordered by Governor Lamont in Executive Order No. 7BB, effective April 20, 2020 and updated by Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz in Executive Order No. 7NNN, effective August 14, 2020. Since that time, compliance with the order on buses has been exceptional. The distribution of masks at this time is being done to remind passengers of the importance of wearing masks to protect yourself, bus and rail staff, and fellow passengers and to reduce any complacency in light of our achievements as a state.

On September 15th, masks will be distributed at the following locations:

CTtransit Service Areas:


Hartford – CTtransit Customer Service and Sales Outlet located at State and Market Streets, adjacent to the Old State House


New Haven – CTtransit Customer Service and Sales Outlet located on the New Haven Green at Chapel Street


Stamford - CTtransit Customer Service and Sales Outlet located on the lower level of the Stewart B. McKinney Transportation Center in the passageway from North State Street


Waterbury - Exchange Place (Downtown Center), Waterbury


Meriden – Meriden Train Station, 60 State Street, Meriden


Other Transit Providers:


Collins – 1105 Strong Road, South Windsor


Estuary - Old Saybrook Train Station


Greater Bridgeport Transit - GBT Bus Station, 710 Water Street, Bridgeport


Greater Hartford Transit District - Union Station, 1 Union Place, Hartford


Greater New Haven Transit District - 1014 Sherman Avenue, Hamden


Housatonic Area Regional Transit - 3 Kennedy Avenue, Danbury


Middletown Area Transit- Middletown Bus Terminal, 340 Main Street, Middletown


Milford Transit District - Bus hub at the Post Mall, 1202 Boston Post Rd, Milford


Northwestern Connecticut Transit District Candystriper – Torrington Municipal Parking Lot, 12 Daycoeton Place, Torrington


Norwalk Transit District - Wheels HUB at 10 Belden Avenue, Norwalk


Southeast Transit District - 7AM – 9 AM at the New London Water Street Bus Stop (adjacent to

Amtrak/Shore Line East); 3 PM – 5 PM Norwich Transportation Center, 10 Falls Avenue, Norwich


Valley Transit District - Derby/Shelton Train Station, 1 Main Street, Derby


Windham Regional Transit District - Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center, 23 Royce Circle, Storrs

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FAX: (860) 594-3065