Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)

Newington, CT 06131


About Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)


PO Box 317546, 2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131
United States

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Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)
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The Connecticut Department of Transportation oversees all transportation projects within the state of Connecticut. 

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CTDOT renews subscription to Transit Royale

Feb. 15, 2024
The CTDOT has sponsored another year of Transit Royale, which is free and automatically applies to all current and new frequent users of the Transit app.
Alt. Mobility

CTDOT releases final report on Greater Hartford Mobility Study

Dec. 20, 2023
The study outlines transportation projects and improvements in the study of Hartford, East Hartford and surrounding communities.
Shared Mobility

CTDOT awards funding to nine Connecticut transit districts for on-demand microtransit pilot

Nov. 14, 2023
The pilot program will last for two years, with the possibility of two one-year extensions exercisable by CTDOT based on performance and ridership.

CTDOT awards $11.7 million as part of Community Connectivity Grant Program

Nov. 10, 2023
The Community Connectivity Grant Program focuses on funding for local projects that improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users in urban, suburban...
Alt. Mobility

CTDOT advances Greater Hartford Mobility Study

Oct. 24, 2023
The study was launched in 2020 as a community-driven vision for creating a vibrant, equitable and sustainable multimodal transportation network and is aimed at reimagining and...

CTDOT awards Alstom $315 million contract order for 60 rail cars

Aug. 10, 2023
Alstom will supply CTDOT with the delivery of 60 single-level fully customized, sustainable, next-generation commuter rail cars specifically designed for North American rail systems...
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

CTtransit battery electric buses return to service

July 31, 2023
The buses have been out of service since July 2022 following a thermal event caused by a defect in the design of the bus that was part of a national recall.

CTDOT unveils first CX Action Plan

June 29, 2023
The CX Action Plan outlines programs, policies and investments to improve bus and rail services for all of Connecticut.

Amtrak, MassDOT, CTDOT adding two additional Amtrak Northeast Regional trains to Springfield Union Station June 5

May 24, 2023
Amtrak Northeast Regional trains offer customers single seat rides and direct access from Springfield to New York City in 3.5 hours and connections to the Northeast Corridor.

CTDOT appoints Karen Kitsis and Laoise King as deputy commissioners

May 10, 2023
Kitsis currently serves as the deputy executive director for the Office of Capital Project Development at Sound Transit and King is currently serving as the chief of staff for...

Articles & News

Transit Bids-RFP

Transportation Asset Management Support Services

Jan. 29, 2024
Request for Letters of Interest CSO #2445 Transportation Asset Management Support Services The Connecticut Department of Transportation is seeking to retain one consulting firm...
Peter Calcaterra
Peter Calcaterra
40 Under 40

2023 40 Under 40: Peter Calcaterra

Aug. 22, 2023
Peter Calcaterra, Transportation Supervising Planner, Connecticut Department of Transportation
CTFastrak/Connecticut DOT
Image: Cedar Street CTfastrak Station. Connecticut Department of Transportation was one of six grant recipients to receive federal funding to support its transit automation program along the CTfastrak BRT corridor.
Safety & Security

FTA awards $11.6 million to six transit bus automation research projects

June 9, 2023
The projects will improve safety, efficiency and accessibility of vehicles.
An event was held May 12 to mark the start of construction on the Walk Bridge replacement project.

CTDOT begins construction on Walk Bridge replacement

May 15, 2023
The 127-year-old bridge is beyond its useful life and a critical link between the Metro-North New Haven Line and the Northeast Corridor.
Clockwise from top left: CTDOT, Palm Tran, TCAT
Clockwise from top left: Benjamin Limmer; Fredlyn Johnson; Anthony McCabe and Douglas Jensen.

People on the Move – Transit Edition: CTDOT; Palm Tran and TCAT

April 13, 2023
Personnel updates from around the transit industry.
CX programs can improve customer satisfaction, attract riders and improve morale.

Diverse strategies in customer experience programs across North America help increase ridership, improve morale

Sept. 28, 2022
As programs develop, it will be essential to get buy-in at all levels, provide CX staff with the resources required and continue an obsessive focus on customer experiences to ...
Connecticut Department of Transportation
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Sept. 14 for the Windsor Locks station and track improvement project.

Officials break ground on new Windsor Locks Station and track improvement project in Connecticut

The new station will complement the ongoing economic development initiatives in the town’s transit-oriented development area.
Alicia Leite, Transportation Supervising Planner, Connecticut Department of Transportation
40 Under 40

2022 40 Under 40: Alicia Leite

Aug. 23, 2022
Alicia Leite, Transportation Supervising Planner, Connecticut Department of Transportation
MTA was among four agencies to receive American Rescue Plan funds to support its operations and staff levels during the pandemic. MTA has regularly held mask distribution events on its system utilizing its Mask Force.

USDOT awards more than $9 billion in ARP funds

Jan. 13, 2022
CTDOT, L.A. Metro, NJ Transit and New York’s MTA were all awarded funds from the latest COVID-19 relief bill to keep services operating and workers on staff.
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Maxim Melnikov Lirr Yard

NY-NJ-CT governors reach agreement on emergency relief funding

The nearly $14 billion in funds comes from the CRRSAA and ARP, which provided emergency relief for transit agencies to help bridge funding gaps caused by the pandemic.

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CTDOT launching payment pilot program for Connecticut Transit and CTfastrak customers April 1

March 22, 2023
The pilot program, launched in partnership with Token Transit, will allow customers to buy two-hour Adult, Senior/Disabled and Youth bus passes for all local CTtransit and CTfastrak...
MTA Metro-North Railroad

CTDOT implementing substitute bus service on all train services due to track improvements on New Canaan Branch Line

The track improvements and bus substitution will begin May 30 and is estimated to run through August.

MTA Metro-North Railroad celebrates 40th anniversary

Metro-North has made dramatic advances in service, safety and accessibility

CTDOT awards RATP Dev USA contract for management of Hartford, New Haven and Stamford divisions of CTTransit

Dec. 28, 2022
The term of this agreement is for four years and includes two, two-year extensions exercisable by CTDOT.
Garrett Eucalitto

Garrett Eucalitto appointed commissioner of CTDOT

Nov. 28, 2022
Eucalitto is currently deputy commissioner of CTDOT, a position that he has held since January 2020.
An aerial view of the Connecticut River Bridge; the 115-year old bridge will be replaced.

Procurement process for Connecticut River Bridge replacement to start in 2023

Oct. 28, 2022
Replacing the 115-year-old bridge will allow for better reliability and decreased delays for travelers due to trains traveling on more modern infrastructure.

Connecticut provides $6.8 million through Transit-Oriented Development Grant Program

Oct. 13, 2022
The grants will go toward seven projects located within a half-mile of transit and aimed at boosting economic activity and creating jobs.
Oficials and environmental stakeholders gathered on the New Haven Green to announce the new law.

Connecticut Gov. Lamont announces new climate law that will help reduce GHG emissions from transportation

July 25, 2022
The law will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, improve air quality and health outcomes for residents and mitigate impacts from the climate crisis...

CTDOT announces upcoming safety and track improvement projects on Hartford Line

July 14, 2022
Public transit operations continue to be available to riders during construction.