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CDTA is committed to bringing the convenience of technology to everyday life

August 30, 2010
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CDTA is committed to bringing the convenience of technology to everyday life through mobile applications, real-time information and beyond. We are constantly developing and testing new applications and providing resources to help get the information you need, the way you need it. We allow quick access to time and money saving tools CDTA has incorporated into its planning, scheduling and marketing.
 

CDTA ANNOUNCES 2010 LABOR DAY SERVICE SCHEDULE

August 25, 2010

(ALBANY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Labor Day, Monday, September 6, 2010, CDTA buses will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. Only bus routes that normally operate on Sundays will be in service. Regular weekday service will resume on Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

 

CDTA LAUNCHES PROMOTION TO ENCOURAGE RIDERSHIP ON NEW 409 ROUTE

August 20, 2010
“We’re excited to partner with Anastos Media and Hannoush Jewelers to raise awareness for our new Route 409 serving Clifton Park, Malta and Saratoga,” said CDTA Chairperson Denise Figueroa. “The free diamond” promotion is a fun way to incentivize people to ride the 409, providing connections to employment and shopping centers along Route 9.”
 

Watervliet/Green Island Partners with CDTA to Launch Shuttle Program to Serve Elderly and Disabled

July 12, 2010
Watervliet, NY (Monday, July 12)- The Watervliet/Green Island New Freedom Transit began regular service on Monday, July 12, at 10:30 a.m., kicking off the program with City of Watervliet Mayor Mike Manning and Village of Green Island Mayor Ellen McNulty Ryan taking a ride on the shuttle from Watervliet’s City Hall to Green Island’s Village Hall. The shuttle program was made possible thanks to New Freedom grants administered by the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA).

Bikeable Bus Training

July 2, 2010

Over 250 CDTA buses are equipped with bicycle racks increasing mobility options in the Capital Region. These sturdy, easy-to-use, bike racks offer all riders an environmentally sound, healthy and fun way to get around. Many of CDTA’s routes are located along bike trails. 

Learning how to use bike racks is safe and easy. 

Expert New York Bicycle Coalition member Claire Nolan shows you how in this short training video. Bikeable Bus How To

Help CDTA Celebrate 40 years. Vote for your favorite video.

July 1, 2010
iRide Arts

YOUTUBE VIDEO IN “CDTA TURNS 40” CONTEST

Celebrate 40 years with CDTA by creating your own video demonstrating what CDTA means to you and how it positively impacts your life and that of our community. Enter your YouTube video in the “CDTA Turns 40” contest and you could win great prizes.   

Downtown Albany Reroutes to Accommodate Art on Lark Event

June 25, 2010
art on lark

(Albany, NY) – TheCapital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announces reroutes in Downtown Albany to accommodate the 2010 Art on Lark event on Saturday June 26th, 2010 from 7:00am to 8:00pm.

Lark Street will be closed from Washington Avenue to Madison Avenue starting at 6:00Am and end about 8:00Pm. The following routes will be affected:

CDTA ANNOUNCES JULY 4TH HOLIDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE

June 24, 2010

(ALBANY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Sunday, July 4, 2010, 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. CDTA will also operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule Monday, July 5, 2010.

CDTA ANNOUNCES 2010 BUS MAINTENANCE ROADEO TOP WINNERS

June 23, 2010

(Albany, NY)  – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced the winners of the 2010 CDTA 4th annual Bus Maintenance Roadeo competition held today at CDTA Albany Division Training facility.

OPERATOR STRAIT FINISHES FIRST PLACE IN 2010 CDTA Roadeo

June 16, 2010

(Albany, NY)  – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced the top finishers of the 2010 CDTA annual Bus Roadeo competition held on June 16, 2010 at SUNY Albany Campus, Dutch Quad parking lot. This is the 23rd CDTA Bus Roadeo competition organized since 1985.  

 

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