Transportation


Transportation assets such as the harbor and the major I-95/ I-91 highway interchange form a strong regional infrastructure.  The average daily traffic count along I-95 in the Long Wharf area exceeds 157,000 vehicles.  

Tweed New Haven Airport, less than 10 minutes from downtown New Haven, is serviced by US Airways with daily flights to its hub in Philadelphia, with connections to national and international cities.  Visit www.flytweed.com for more information.

New Haven is the 7th busiest Amtrak station in the country, with Metroliner and Acela service on the Northeast Corridor from Boston to Washington, D.C.

MetroNorth commuter trains provide frequent service from New Haven to Grand Central Station, N.Y. Shoreline East, a commuter train operated by the State of Connecticut, serves the shoreline towns east of New Haven and links directly to MetroNorth trains. Many towns served by Shoreline East service have new stations and newly expanded parking lots, encouraging the use of train transit.

Extensive commercial and motor freight service is accessible and efficient, with one-day delivery to markets from Washington, D.C. to Portland, Maine.  Area industries make the Port of New Haven one of the largest ports in New England in terms of cargo weight.

CTTRANSIT New Haven operates over 22 local routes. Many routes operate 7 days a week, connecting with other state-owned or subsidized bus services in Meriden, Wallingford, Milford, and the lower Naugatuck Valley areas, as well as with the New Haven Line and Shore Line East rail services. For fares and full schedule, visit www.cttransit.com.