- Empire State Plaza Customers
CDTA Route #719 will begin picking up and dropping off passengers at the bus loop/turnaround in the Empire State Plaza concourse located directly across from the main food court starting Monday, November 5, 2018.
Customers looking for Route #719 at the current stops on Madison Avenue (Stop #03417) and on Swan Street at Core 1 (Stop #10597) will NO LONGER be picked up or dropped off at these locations
Only Route #719 will be affected by this change. There will be no change for customers that access Empire State Plaza using the Northway Xpress and Routes #22, #114, #214, #224, and #233. These routes will continue to board and alight at the current stops on Madison Avenue and Swan Street. There will be no change for customers using bus stops at Swan & Washington and others in the remainder of downtown Albany. Routes #520, #522, #530, and #531 will continue to pick up and drop off in the concourse.
Beginning Monday, November 5th, the #531 PM trips scheduled at 4:19pm and 5:19pm will leave the Empire State Plaza Concourse 4 minutes later.
The 4:19 pm trip will now leave the ESP Concourse at 4:23pm. The 5:19pm trip will now leave the ESP Concourse at 5:23pm.
No other trips will be changed at this time.
Real Time Arrivals (Wednesday)
Times are approximate and depend upon traffic and weather conditions. Arrive at the bus stop 2-3 minutes early to avoid missing the bus. Please note that certain schedules vary according to the day of week or route direction. Saturday and Sunday routes and times may also vary. Please feel free to download the most recent schedule for your convenience.
Leave Empire State Plaza on Madison Ave, Right on Swan St,Right on Washington Ave, Right on Eagle St, Left on State St, Left on Broadway, Right on Columbia, Right on Water St, Straight to Broadway, Left onto ramp to 787 South, Follow signage for Route 9w, Right on Southern Blvd, Right on Route 32 South, Left on Elm Ave,Right into park & ride, Right onto Route 32 North to bus shelter, Left on Elm Ave, Crossover Delaware Ave, Continue straight to Cherry Ave, Left on Kenwood Ave, Left on New Scotland Rd, Right on Route 85A (Maple Rd), Continue through roundabout to Route 85A West, Right on Voorheesville Ave, Left on S Main St, Left on Prospect St, Left on Route 208 (School Rd), Right on Route 156 to Altamont, Right on Route 146 (Main St), ontinue to Western Ave, Right on Western Ave, Right at first traffic light to 20 Mall, Circulate lot adjacent to Price Chopper, Straight to exit onto Western Ave, Right on Western Ave, Left Rapp Rd, Right on Crossgates Mall Rd, Left into Crossgates Mid Mall bus stop
Leave Crossgates Mid Mall bus stop, Circulate parking lot to exit onto, Crossgates Mall Rd, Right on Crossgates Mall Rd, Left on Rapp Rd, Right on Western Avenue, Crossover New Karner Rd, Left at first traffic light (far entrance to 20 Mall), Circulate lot adjacent to Price Chopper, Straight to exit to Western Ave, Left on Western Ave, Left on Route 146 to Altamont, Continue on Route 146 (Main Street), Left on Route 156 to Voorheesville, Left on Route 208 (School Rd), Right on Prospect St, Right on Main St, Right on Voorheesville Ave, Left on Maple Ave (Route 85A East), Continue through roundabout to Route 85A East, Left on Route 85, Right on Kenwood Ave, Right on Cherry Ave, Crossover Delaware Ave to Elm Ave, Right into park and ride, Right on Route 32 North to bus shelter, Straight on Route 32 North, Left on Route 9W North, Right on 787 North, Take Exit 3 to Empire State Plaza, Continue through ESP tunnels, Right into P1, Right on Madison Ave, Right on Swan St, Right on Washington Ave, Right on Eagle Street, Left on State St, Left on Broadway, End at Broadway & Orange Staging Area