Wheels2U Off-Peak Service Microtransit, Norwalk, Connecticut, 2018

  • Date Launched: Sep 13, 2018
  • Pilot Project Timeframe: 6 Month Pilot

Summary

The Norwalk Transit District, together with the City of Norwalk, the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation, the Norwalk Redevelopment Agency, and Ford Smart Mobility microtransit technology provider, TransLoc, have launched Wheels2U – a six-month microtransit pilot program. Through this pilot, free on-demand rides are available to residents via TransLoc’s Microtransit mobile app. The app enables riders to request and monitor their trip to/from locations within the designated service area and offers navigation for drivers. Wheels2U runs using off-peak Norwalk Transit District paratransit vehicles from 5pm to 12am Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and from 12pm to 9pm on Sundays. The program aims to offer an innovative transit option.

For more informaiton see:

Norwalk Wheels2U Press Release

Wheels2U Service Description

Contributed through a partnership between the Shared-Use Mobility CenterITS America and the Federal Transit Administration’s Mobility on Demand Program

 Updated November 2018