FREE SHUTTLE BETWEEN UNION STATION AND DOWNTOWN NEW HAVEN FOR THE DURATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND IDEAS
(6/18/2013) (New Haven, CT) – The free shuttle service that provides a direct link between Union Station and Downtown New Haven will also be provided on weekends for the duration of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas, through June 29th.
Typically used by commuters on weekdays, the free shuttle service is provided as a courtesy by Connecticut Transit. City of New Haven Director of Transportation, Traffic and Parking, Jim Travers, said that this is the first time in the free shuttle’s nearly three year history that service has been offered on weekends. “I am thrilled that, due to the support of Connecticut Transit, an easy and direct route between the train station and Downtown New Haven will be offered to festival-goers,” said Travers.
The weekend schedule for the free shuttle will be from 11am to 11pm on Saturdays and 11am to 10pm on Sundays. The shuttle route runs from Union Station on Union Avenue, up North Frontage Road, Orange Street, Church Street, Chapel Street (the New Haven Green), Temple Street, George Street and State Street. It then heads back on Union Avenue to Union Station.
During the week, the shuttle runs from 6:15 am to 9:55 pm. The weekday schedule and route map can be found here .