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CDTA OFFERS NEW PREMIUM PARKING PROGRAM AT RENSSELAER RAIL STATION

August 31, 2009

(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has introduced a new premium parking program, called “Key to Convenience”, that offers Amtrak customers the opportunity to reserve guaranteed parking space inside the garage at the Rensselaer Rail Station. Through this program, Amtrak customers can “rent” the same spot on a monthly basis for up to 3 months at a time.

CDTA TO OFFER SARATOGA GALA ATTENDEES FREE TROLLEY SERVICE

July 9, 2009

 (ALBANY, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Saturday July 11, 2009, it will extend the operation of its trolley service until 12 midnight to accommodate the Saratoga Gala event. Gala attendees may ride the trolley for free from 9:00pm – 12:30am. The trolley will run its regular route with all stops between SPAC, downtown and Skidmore College. 

The approximate schedule is as follows:

SPAC           Congress Park           Skidmore

8:40p            8:52p                           9:07p

CDTA GOES WIRELESS ON NORTHWAY

July 8, 2009

(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) now offers free wireless internet service on its NX Commuter Xpress service. NX’s entire fleet of 15 buses is equipped with Wifi providing customers with another convenient amenity to
enhance their trip to and from Saratoga and Albany.

The wireless internet service, provided through Sprint, has been tested over the last few months. Customers can connect their laptop or PDA to the internet through a wireless router which has been installed on all NX buses.

3RD ANNUAL CDTA BUS MAINTENANCE ROADEO COMPETITION

June 30, 2009

WHEN: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
TIME: 10:00-11:30AM, Award presentation at 12:00PM
WHERE: CDTA – Albany Garage, 110 Watervliet Avenue, Albany

CDTA LAUNCHES "WHY iRIDE" VIDEO CONTEST

June 29, 2009
(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announces the launch of its Why iride video contest inviting the public to submit their own video demonstrating the benefits of riding CDTA.
 

CDTA ANNOUNCES JULY 4TH HOLIDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE

June 29, 2009

(ALBANY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that on Saturday, July 4, 2009, in observance of Independence Day, CDTA service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. Only bus routes that operate on Sundays and Holidays

CDTA DOWNTOWN ALBANY BUS STOP TO BE TEMPORARILY DISCONTINUED

June 25, 2009

(Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced that beginning on June 29th, and for approximately 3-4 weeks, the bus stop on Wilson Street in downtown Albany between Broadway and Pearl Street will be temporarily discontinued to accommodate electrical construction work. Routes leaving Broadway and Orange Street will operate on regular route to left on Clinton Street to left on Pearl Street and back to regular route. Routes affected are.

CDTA INTRODUCES NEW FLEXIBLE FARE PRODUCT

June 18, 2009

31 Day Rolling Pass offers value and flexibility (Albany, NY) – The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) has introduced its newest prepaid fare product, the 31 Day Rolling Swiper. The 31-day Rolling Swiper is a discounted monthly fare card offering great value, while providing customers with the flexibility to purchase and start using the pass at any time they choose.

CDTA ANNOUNCES GRAFTON SUMMER PARK SERVICE

June 10, 2009

(ALBANY) - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) is providing special weekday summer service to Grafton Park from Monday, July 6 – Friday, September 4, 2009.

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 in the pdf attached.

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