Snow Routes

Photo: H John Voorhees III / Hearst Connecticut Media
In the event of inclement weather, HARTransit buses will bypass difficult locations until conditions improve. All buses allow flag stops while on snow routes. Please use signed bus stops when conditions are safe, but don’t take unnecessary risks trying to reach them.
Below is a list of adjustments to each route when on snow routes – please note that service may be suspended to other locations if conditions are especially hazardous:




 Route Medical Center/Golden Hill

No service to Golden Hill Rd. or Padanaram Rd. Inbound and Outbound buses will use North Street between Balmforth Ave. and Hayestown Ave.
Outbound: No service to Virginia Ave., Forest Ave. or Hospital Ave. Buses will use Tamarack Ave. to Locust Ave. and will pick up/drop off at 90 Locust Ave.
Inbound: No service to the front of Danbury Hospital. Buses from the Town Park stop will use East Hayestown Rd. to Hayestown Ave. to North St. to Balmforth Ave. to Maple Ave.


 Route Stony Hill

No service to Eden Dr., Cottage St., Casper St. or Sheridan St.
Outbound: Buses use Town Hill Ave. to South St. to Triangle St.
Inbound: Buses use Triangle St. to South St. to Town Hill Ave.


 Route Mill Ridge/Mill Plain

No service to Mill Ridge, Myrtle Ave. or Shannon Ridge Rd. Buses use Davis St. to Roger Ave. to Westville Ave. to Lake Ave. If conditions improve, service may be restored to Mill Ridge earlier than other locations. Exit 2 to Brewster buses do not serve Oak St. Will use Railroad Ave. and stop behind Town Hall and return via Main St.


 Route Brookfield

No service to the YMCA. Buses will layover in ShopRite parking lot. For service to Costco use the 7 Route bus to New Milford.


 Route Bethel Center

No service to Reynolds Ridge, Milwaukee Ave., Judd Ave., Whittlesey Ave., Plumtrees Rd. or Maple Ave. Buses will use Greenwood Ave. to Chestnut St. to Main St to Bishop Curtis to PT Barnum Sq. Bus has short layover at Bethel Train Station.


6 Route Route Lake Avenue/Danbury Mall

Outbound: No service to Wooster Manor, East Pearl or Spruce St. Buses follow regular route to West Wooster St, turn onto Division St. and continue to West St.
Inbound: No service to Mill Ridge. If conditions improve, service may be restored to Mill Ridge while snow routes remain in effect.


 Route New Milford

No service to 120 Park Lane, buses turn left at Union Savings Bank on Rt. 202 and layover south of the Dunkin Donuts. No service to Sunny Valley or Butterbrook Rd. In Brookfield, no service to Old New Milford Road.


7 LINK Danbury-Norwalk

No service to: Route 35, Main St or Route 102 in Ridgefield, buses will remain on RT 7 between the RT 35 and Branchville Rd intersections. Buses will not enter Miry Brook Park & Ride with any amount of snow coverage even if HARTransit is operating on regular routes.



 Danbury-Brewster Shuttle


Large bus: No service to Oak St. or front of train station. Service on Main Street, Brewster, is inbound to Danbury only. Brewster train station stop is moved to corner of Railroad Street and Main Street, across from station.

Small bus: Follows regular route.


 Ridgefield-Katonah Shuttle


Buses will use Route 102 both ways, to and from the Dog Park. Buses will not use Governor Street.


 New Fairfield-Southeast Shuttle


Follows regular route.



8 LOOP Route - Danbury Mall-Mill Plain Rd

No outbound service to Wooster Manor or Mill Ridge.


9 LOOP Route - New Milford-Route 7

No service to 120 Park Lane, buses turn left at Union Savings Bank on Rt. 202 and layover south of the Dunkin Donuts.


10 LOOP Route - Hospital-Rose Hill

No service to Danbury Hospital or Golden Hill.


17 LOOP Route - Newtown Rd-Stony Hill

Follows regular route.


HARTransit may curtail SweetHART operations if travel conditions are unsafe. HARTransit will call any passengers affected by a cancellation of service, and may offer early return trips for riders transported prior to the onset of unsafe conditions. Please listen to WLAD (800AM/94.1FM) or WDAQ (98.3 FM) for service cancellation information or call the HARTransit office.



Rider Alerts

In the event of route delays or detours due to inclement weather, alerts will be posted to the website and twitter.
Major emergency announcements will be made on local radio stations.
Website Alerts, Twitter and Facebook Announcements
To get the latest news and service information updates visit:
HARTransit home page for alerts or 
Twitter and Facebook for announcements.


Radio Announcements
Listen for announcements regarding HARTransit dalays and detours during major emergencies by tuning in to:
  • WLAD 800 AM / 94.1 FM
  • WDAQ 98.3 FM
  • Or call 203.744.4070