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CDTA TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION FOR ESYO YOUTH GROUP TO ATTEND PLAY-A-THON

February 4, 2011

(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has collaborated with the Empire State Youth Orchestra (ESYO) to offer free transportation to the inner City youth participating in itsAnnual Playathon Fundraiser onSaturday, February, 5, 2011, at Crossgates Mall.  

A Public Hearing was held for Proposed Changes to Rensselaer Rail Station Parking Rates

January 24, 2011

A Public hearing was held by the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) and its subsidiary companies with respect to proposed changes to parking rates at the Rensselaer Rail Station. 

CDTA will accept written comments from people who are unable to attend the hearings. Written comments can be mailed or emailed to CDTA at the following addresses by February 2, 2011:

 By mail:

CDTA ANNOUNCES MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY SERVICE

January 10, 2011

(Albany, NY)   The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Monday, January 17, 2011, Martin Luther King Day, buses will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. The NX Northway Xpress, will not operate. CDTA will provide special shuttle at the EMPIRE STATE PLAZA for the Martin Luther King Celebration. Regular bus service will resume on Tuesday, January 18. 

Valley Cats partner with CDTA to renovate four youth fields in 24-hours

December 20, 2010

TROY, NY-As the Tri-City ValleyCats, Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, prepare to enter their 10th-season in the Capital Region, they've announced an ambitious project to renovate four youth playing fields in the course of a twenty-four hour time period.

CDTA INTRODUCES NEW SHARED USE SCHENECTADY COUNTY PARK AND RIDE

December 15, 2010

CDTA INTRODUCES NEW SHARED USE SCHENECTADY COUNTY PARK AND RIDE LOTS OFFERING 170 COMMUTER PARKING SPACES

CDTA Announces Holiday Service Schedules

November 29, 2010

(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, 2010, service will operate on a regular weekday schedule.  On Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, 2010, service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. Regular weekday service will resume on Monday, December 27, 2010.    

First Night Saratoga 2011

November 29, 2010

CDTA shuttle buses will provide free transportation between all performance venues to make it easier to get around and avoid traffic in the large crowds. The buses will run during the entirety of the event from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

CDTA TO PROVIDE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR 2010 SARATOGA VICTORIAN STREETWALK ATTENDEES

November 24, 2010
(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Thursday, December 2, 2010 from approximately 4:30 – 10:30 pm, it will provide free transportation service for Saratoga Victorian Streetwalk attendees on all of its regular routes and three special shuttle services traveling from the Saratoga Springs Train Station, the NYRA lot on East Avenue and the indoor ice rinks on Weibel Avenue. Shuttle buses will run approximately every 20 minutes.  
 

CDTA to Kick-off Holiday Season with Route 409 Saratoga Springs Shopping Excursion

November 23, 2010
(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA), Star 101.3FM and the Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association will kick off the Holiday shopping season with a “Route 409 “Taking It to the Streets” shopping excursion on a CDTA bus offering listeners the opportunity to take advantage heavy discounts and win free store gift certificates on Friday November 26, 2010.
 

CDTA and Amtrak Encourage Rail Passengers to Be Ready for Holiday Travel

November 22, 2010

(Rensselaer, NY) - CDTA and Amtrak would like to remind passengers traveling to and from the Rensselaer Rail station to their Holiday destination to allow for extra time to board trains this week.  The Thanksgiving Holiday week is the busiest rail travel time of the year in the Northeast corridor, with peak travel days falling on Wednesday and Sunday.  Parking at the Rensselaer Rail station facilities are expected to be near full capacity with space at a premium.   

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