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(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has partnered with the Palace Theatre to sell bus passes starting this month further expanding access to CDTA services. CDTA passes available for sale include the 31 Day monthly Rolling Swiper pass, 10 trip pass and 3 day pass, and the new NX monthly Swiper(zones 1-3) pass. 

The Rolling Swiper passes offer more flexibility and value. The NX Swiper includes access to all CDTA regular route services including BusPlus service on Route 5 and gives customers the flexibility to start using the pass when it’s convenient, and provides access to a full month of rides. NX Swiper users may also participate in CDTA’s Guaranteed Ride Home program which allows them to take a limited number of free cab rides if no buses run at the time they need to get home. 

Customers may purchase passes at the Palace Theatre box office as follows:  

From Labor Day – Memorial Day, the box office is open Monday-Friday, from 10am-5pm and Saturday from 10AM to 2 PM. During the summer, the box office is open Monday-Thursday from 10AM to 5PM. The Palace Theatre Box Office is located at 19 Clinton Avenue in Albany.

CDTA passes are also sold at Keybank, Price Chopper supermarkets, Hannaford, ShopRite, and Proctors Theatre in addition to the CDTA Sales Office at 85 Watervliet Avenue and online at

Customers who need more information on bus service can call CDTA’s Customer Information Center at 482-8822 or check the CDTA website at Information Operators are on duty 6am-7pm weekdays and 8am-6pm Saturdays and 8am-5pm Sundays and holidays. To stay connected with CDTA’s latest visit or