The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) is the regional mobility provider, offering over 50 easy to ride public bus routes throughout the region, including 29 routes connecting to downtown Albany. Fare is $1.50 for each ride or $4.00 for an all day pass, available for purchase on the bus. 3-day visitors passes are available for $10.00. For more information contact 518.482.8822 or www.cdta.org. Simply the Way to Go.Northway Xpress
The Northway Xpress (NX), is CDTA's commuter service between Saratoga and Albany. NX commuter buses offer high-back luxury seating in a climate-controlled environment, so you can arrive at your destination feeling relaxed and ready to go. NX operates Monday through Friday and offers riders peace of mind with reliable, comfortable transportation to and from dozens of convenient locations, including:
- Office complexes in downtown Albany
- Stops at the SUNY campus
- Convenient Park and Ride locations
NX tickets may be purchased on the bus or through the CDTA sales office, (518) 437-6876. Visit www.cdta.org for more information.
BusPlus, CDTA's version of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), is a limited stop service along the 17-mile stretch of Route 5 between downtown Albany and downtown Schenectady. BusPlus combines benefits of commuter rail with flexibility and cost advantages of buses, offering limited stop operation which move customers quickly and efficiently. For more information contact 518.482.8822 or www.cdta.org.