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Albany Country Route Restructuring Proposal

June 30, 2011

The Capital District Transportation Authority is undertaking a major route restructuring of its services in Albany County. The purpose is to establish a new routing network that better aligns services to demand because where people live, work, shop and travel has changed dramatically over the years. The planning for the new route system will be based on ridership data, future developments, and most importantly, input from riders and residents. We have conducted similar route restructuring in Saratoga and Schenectady Counties, which have resulted in increased transit ridership. 

CDTA ANNOUNCES JULY 4TH HOLIDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE

June 27, 2011

(ALBANY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Monday, July 4, 2011, in observance of Independence Day, CDTA service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. Only bus routes that operate on Sundays and Holidays will be in service.  Regular service will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2011. CDTA will also operate additional evening service for the Independence Day Celebration at the Empire State Plaza on Monday. NX Northway commuter service will not operate its regularly scheduled service on Monday, July 4, 2011.

CDTA Announces Roadeo Winners

June 22, 2011

OPERATOR KEITH STRAIT FINISHES FIRST PLACE IN 2011 CDTA BUS OPERATOR ROADEO

 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN PHIL JORDAN SCORES FIRST PLACE IN 2011 MAINTENANCE ROADEO 

Alison Gatterson of Guilderland Center is the winner of our 2011 Dump the Pump promotion!

June 21, 2011

Alison Gatterson of Guilderland Center is the winner of our 2011 Dump the Pump promotion! Her name was randomly drawn among the 400+ pledge entries. Here’s her CDTA story. 

Alison rides the bus many days during the work week to get to work. She often drives to her parents’ house in Altamont to drop off both her car and her dog for doggie care and takes Route #21X Altamont Express bus into downtown Albany to her work at the Department of Social Services. She says the 21X bus operators are wonderful and she likes to say hello to her riding peers every day. 

SUMMER FUN YOUTH BUS PASSES ON SALE NOW

June 15, 2011

(Albany, NY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) is once again partnering with Mr. Subb on the sale of CDTA Summer Fun passes, good for all Capital Region youths 17 and under.  The Summer Fun Pass is on sale at multiple Mr. Subb locations throughout the Capital Region, online at www.cdta.org, and at CDTA sales office located at 85 Watervliet Avenue or Proctors Theatre in Schenectady.  

CDTA AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT INVITE THE PUBLIC TO "DUMP THE PUMP" & TAKE TRANSIT ON JUNE 16TH

June 15, 2011

(Albany, NY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and several local municipalities have jumped onboard with hundreds of other national transit agencies to participate in the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Sixth Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 16th. The awareness campaign is designed to encourage people to ride public transportation and save money, instead of driving a car.   

CDTA Grafton Park Summer Service

June 10, 2011

(ALBANY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) is providing special weekday summer service to Grafton Park from Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, September 2, 2011.

CDTA has provided Grafton Park service for over 25 years. Customers can board Grafton Park buses at any CDTA bus stop along the route. Amenities offered by the Park include: picnic areas, beach swimming, hiking trails, bicycling areas, nature trails, fishing, playground and boat rentals. The schedule is included below.

CDTA Announces Flag Day Parade Reroutes

June 7, 2011

 The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Saturday, June 11, 2011, from approximately 12 – 2:00pm, buses will be rerouted to accommodate the Flag Day parade held in Saratoga. The following routes are affected:

CDTA TO REROUTE SERVICE TO ACCOMMODATE SOAPBOX DERBY

June 7, 2011

Albany, NY) The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12, 2011, service will be rerouted to accommodate the Soap Box Derby in downtown Albany. Madison Avenue between Eagle Street and Swan Street will be closed 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10 through 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12th. The CDTA reroutes will be in effect during the same time. The routes affected are:
 

CDTA Announces Reroutes for the Freihofer's Run for Women

May 31, 2011

The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Saturday, June 4,2011, buses will be rerouted to accommodate the Freihofer’s Run for Women events.  Madison Avenue, between Eagle and Swan Streets will be closed to all traffic.

THE FOLLOWING REROUTES ARE IN EFFECT FROM 8:00 am UNTIL APPROXIMATELY 5:00 PM SATURDAY, June 4, 2011

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