Welcome to Along The Lines - it’s a conversation hosted by CTDOT Bureau Chief of Public Transportation Rich Andreski as he engages the community and fellow transportation advocates to discuss how public transportation impacts your daily life in Connecticut. Join in as Rich and special guests explore current issues impacting travel across the state, and the future of Connecticut’s transportation system.
Episode 3: Social Equity Through Public Transportation
Did you know that public transportation plays a role in social equity? Listen in as CTDOT Bureau Chief of Public Transportation Rich Andreski chats with Doug Holcomb from Greater Bridgeport Transit and Tiffany Garcia from the Title VI Office at CTDOT about how Title VI and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 impacts transportation system planning. This episode covers the role transit plays in social justice and what Connecticut is doing to ensure equitable access to the transportation system.
Episode 2: Car Not Required – A Discussion with Public Transportation Super-Users
Did you know that you can take public transportation to go camping? Yep – It’s possible. Listen in as Rich Andreski chats with two public transportation super users, Nefari Hassan and Kai Addae as they discuss how they navigate across the state without access to a car. The discussion covers how they live their lives using public transportation, and the importance it plays on a daily basis.
Please Note: Since the taping of this episode, fare collection on all bus routes in Connecticut has resumed.
Episode 1: Transportation in the COVID-19 Era
Is Public Transportation Dead? That is the question that CTDOT Bureau Chief of Public Transportation Rich Andreski and his guests Garrett Eucalitto, Deputy Commissioner at CTDOT and Melissa Kaplan-Macey, Vice President, State Programs & Connecticut Director for Regional Plan Association address in this inaugural episode of Along the Lines. Their discussion covers what’s trending for public transportation in the COVID-19 era and what it means to transit riders in the region.
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Great coverage of important transit news
Kudos to CDOT for starting this timely communications to riders. It’s great to hear the people who make the decisions at the agency explain their work in greater depth.
Along the Lines - Episode 1
This is a very interesting program. Gives some good insights into the workings of Connecticut’s public transit system during COVID-19. Great job!
Insightful and refreshing
It was really insightful and refreshing to hear about all of the neat things CT is doing.