Greater Bridgeport Transit

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Headquarters 1 Cross St.
Bridgeport, CT 06610-3212
Area served Bridgeport, Derby, Fairfield, Monroe, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull, Milford, Norwalk & Westport in CT
Founded December 21, 1998 (from Greater Bridgeport Transit District)
Fleet size ~58 (fixed-route)
~24 (paratransit)
Number of routes 19
Ridership 6,206,877 (2015, annual)
Union ATU Local 1336
Website gogbt.com
Facebook @GreaterBridgeportTransit
Twitter @goGBT

Greater Bridgeport Transit, or gbt, provides public transit service to the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut and the cities/towns of Trumbull, Stratford, Fairfield, and Monroe.

History

  • Established in December 21, 1998 as Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority by the City of Bridgeport and the Towns of Fairfield and Stratford after they withdrew from the Greater Bridgeport Transit District.[1]
  • Around 2007, it was rebranded as Greater Bridgeport Transit.

Routes

Maps & schedules

Route Destinations Days of Operation
1 University of Bridgeport/Seaside Park to Dock Shopping Center (Stratford) via Barnum Ave. (US 1) Monday-Sunday
3 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Westfield Trumbull Mall (Trumbull) via Madison Ave. Monday-Sunday
4 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Westfield Trumbull Mall (Trumbull) via Park Ave. Monday-Sunday
5 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to P.T. Barnum Apartments via Fairfield Ave. Monday-Sunday
6 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Westfield Trumbull Mall (Trumbull) via Noble Ave./Reservoir Ave./Old Town Rd. Monday-Sunday
7 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Carolton Hospital (Fairfield) via Commerce Dr. Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
8 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Westfield Trumbull Mall (Trumbull) via Main St. Monday-Sunday
9 Seaside Park to Hawley Lane Mall (Stratford) or Quarry Rd. (Trumbull) via E. Main St. and Iranistan Ave. Monday-Sunday
10 Fairfield Woods & Stillson Rds. (Fairfield) to Stratford & Beardsley Aves. via Hollister Ave. and Black Rock Tpk. Monday-Sunday
13 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Success Park via Central Ave. Monday-Sunday
14 Stop & Shop (Monroe) to Westfield Trumbull Mall (Trumbull) via SR 111 Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
15 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Derby Metro-North Station (Derby) via Huntington Rd. Monday-Sunday
16 Woodend & Sedgewick Rd. to Hawley Lane Mall (Trumbull) via Main St./Huntington Rd. Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
17 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Success Park via Boston Ave./North Ave. (US 1) Monday-Sunday
19X Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Stop & Shop (Monroe) via Route 25 and SR 111 Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
20 Westfield Trumbull Mall (Trumbull) to Upper Stepney via Route 25 and SR 111 Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
22X Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Bridgeport Avenue and Commerce Dr. (Shelton) via Route 8 Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
23 Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center to Derby Metro-North Station (Derby) via Main St./River Rd. (Route 110) Monday-Friday
AM/PM peak periods
Coastal
Link
Norwalk WHEELS Hub to Westfield Connecticut Post (Milford) Monday-Sunday

Fares

Current

Facilities

Administrative, Operations & Maintenance Center

  • E-mail: info@gogbt.com
  • Phone:
    • General info: (203) 366-7070
    • GBT Access: (203) 579-7777

Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center

  • Address: 710 Water St., Bridgeport, CT

Transit Bus Fleet

Current Roster

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
329-330 2012 NFI XDE40 Cummins ISB6.7 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
2011 models.
3701-3709 2017 NFI XDE35 Cummins B6.7 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
Features on-board Wi-Fi and USB charging ports.
3710-3715 Greater Bridgeport Transit 3712-a.jpg 2017 NFI XD35 Cummins L9 Voith Features on-board Wi-Fi and USB charging ports.
4201-4215 Greater Bridgeport Transit 4208-a.jpg 2012 Gillig Low Floor 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins ISL9 Voith D864.5
4301-4313 Greater Bridgeport Transit 4313-a.jpg 2003 NFI D40LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R5
4701-4711 2017 NFI XDE40 Cummins B6.7 Allison H 40 EP
hybrid system
Features on-board Wi-Fi and USB charging ports.
4712-4720 Greater Bridgeport Transit 4720-a.jpg 2017 NFI XD40 Cummins L9 Voith Features on-board Wi-Fi and USB charging ports.
5314-5338 Greater Bridgeport Transit 5328-a.jpg 2003 NFI D35LF Cummins ISL Allison B400R5

Retired Roster

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2006 Optima AH-28 Cummins ISB Allison
327-328 Greater Bridgeport Transit 327-a.jpg 2004 NFI D40LF Detroit Diesel Series 50 EGR Allison B400R5
  • 2003 models.
  • Leased from the state.
1100-1126 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T7W-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71T Allison V730
1500-1511 1979 GMC RTS-03
(T8H-603)
Detroit Diesel 8V71T Allison V730 Ex-Greater Bridgeport Transit District 1500-1511.
1600-1613 1983 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-604)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730 Ex-Greater Bridgeport Transit District 1600-1613.
1700-1737 Greater Bridgeport Transit 1705-a.jpg 1992 TMC RTS-06
(T70-606)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731 Ex-Greater Bridgeport Transit District 1700-1737.
2052 Greater Bridgeport Transit 2052-a.jpg 2000 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C21D102N4)
Cummins ISM Allison B400R5
9838-9851 Greater Bridgeport Transit 9838-a.jpg 1998 Gillig Phantom 40'
(C18D102N4)
Cummins ISC Voith D864.3 Ex-Greater Bridgeport Transit District 9838-9851.

All-time Paratransit Bus Fleet

This roster is incomplete.

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2006 Ford/StarTrans E-450/? Ford Powerstroke V8 Ford TorqShift 5R110W 5 speed 4 units; exact fleet numbers unknown.

References

  1. GREATER BRIDGEPORT TRANSIT DISTRICT et al. v. CITY OF BRIDGEPORT et al. (pgs. 14-17), Thomson Reuters. Dated June 1, 2005, retrieved on May 17, 2017.