Routes interconnect Montgomery County and provide service to Albany
AMSTERDAM, NY (June 29, 2022) The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) announced service details for Montgomery County at the monthly Board meeting. Service will begin on Sunday, August 28, 2022 and feature four routes of transit service that will provide Montgomery County with a fortified route system, connecting communities and boosting economic opportunities.
“We are thrilled to announce the start date and service routes for Montgomery County,” said CDTA CEO Carm Basile. “These four routes will provide increased mobility for people living in the community and connect them with the rest of the Capital Region. The routes will transform the quality of life for residents in Montgomery County. We are thankful to be working with elected leaders and community partners in Montgomery County to provide better access for everyone.”
Montgomery County route network:
- Route #600 (Neighborhood Belt Line) will serve Amsterdam neighborhoods via Church Street, Clizbe Avenue, Guy Park Avenue, Division Street and Route 30. This route will run Monday – Friday 6:15 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday 8:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Route #601 (South Side and Route 30) will serve South Amsterdam and Route 30 via Bridge Street, Market Street and Wallins Corner Road. This route will run Monday – Friday 6:15 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
- Route #602 (Amsterdam to Schenectady) will connect Amsterdam to Schenectady via Guy Park Avenue, Division Street, East Main Street and the Mohawk Turnpike (Route 5). This route will run Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Route #560 (Thruway Xpress) will connect Montgomery County to Albany via I-90. This route will run Monday – Friday. Morning trips will be 6:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Afternoon trips will be 12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Evening trips will be 3:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.