What has become a very popular fare media product, the 10-trip pass was rolled out on October 1, 2007. We spoke with Mike Bruno, Supervisor of Treasury on his recollections about the switch from the famed tokens to swiper cards. “It basically was a two-fold process where the technology of the industry was going towards passes and away from tokens,” Bruno told us. “We decided to move in that direction because fare box technology allowed us to make the switch.
(Albany, NY) –The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Columbus Day, Monday, October 11, 2010, buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule except for NX Northway Xpress Commuter service, which will not operate.
CDTA recently received a $4.2 million dollar state grant related to the Schenectady Intermodal Station. The proposed project is located at 332 Erie Boulevard in Schenectady along the Empire Corridor. The project will demolish the existing Amtrak station and rebuild an intermodal center.
CDTA Teams with Cerebral Palsy Associations of NYS to Host an Art Exhibit At Rensselaer Rail Station
CDTA, Star 101.3FM and Hannoush Jewelers recently held the CDTA Travelling Diamond Hunt to raise awareness on the new Route 409 serving Clifton Park, Malta and Saratoga Springs. Star 101.3 FM listeners were driven to the Star Morning Crew facebook page to view a Diamond photo and to call Star 101.3 FM Morning show hosts Ric Mitchell and Brianne to guess the location of the diamond.
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