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January 30, 2014

N.Y. transit unveils real-time info app

Capital District Transportation Authority’s iRide provides access to information on routes, schedules, arrivals, service advisories, enhanced maps and trip planning.


October 22, 2013

CDTA unveils new BRT routes

BusPlus service has resulted in 20% ridership gains and prompted CDTA to pursue BRT routes on two of the region’s busiest transit corridors: Washington-Western Avenues and on Routes 4 and 32 along the Hudson River.


May 3, 2013

N.Y.’s CDTA ridership hits highest level since 1980s

Nearly 15.7 million boardings were recorded, a 5% increase from last year, which was reinforced by 26 consecutive months of month-to-month ridership increases. Revenue from customers was 6% higher this year as compared to last year. Growth took off with the introduction of the agency’s new BRT system.


June 25, 2012

Capital District installs video cameras at bus stops

This program further enhances safety at the agency's BRT stations with LED lighting and routine monitoring from supervisors. The cameras aid in protecting and reassuring customer safety by reducing vandalism and other potential criminal activity.


May 29, 2012

N.Y.’s CDTA unveils bus arrival app

The application dedicated to BusPlus bus rapid transit service features real-time information for devices operating on Apple, Android and Blackberry platforms. Customers are now able to see when the bus is coming to any station serviced by BusPlus.


March 23, 2012

Albany, N.Y. transit honored for BRT

The Capital District Transportation Authority with its the 2011 project of the Year in Transportation – Transit Category award for the agency’s NY Route 5 Bus Rapid Transit project. Ridership along the corridor has increased 13% since the launch.


January 28, 2010

New CDTA Website to enhance service

Agency surveyed its users to find out how they use the site, the features and information that are most important to its customers, and to assess their ability and desire to use online and mobile applications.


November 23, 2009

CDTA wins first place in 2009 N.Y. bus roadeo

Winners of the State competition may go on to represent their agency at the APTA International Maintenance Roadeo Competition to be held in Cleveland, Ohio in May 2010.


August 12, 2009

CDTA chief Melleady resigning

Melleady began his tenure at the Albany, N.Y.-based agency in 2004 as director of operations and became executive director in 2006.


May 12, 2009

CDTA receives FTA ridership award

Ridership increased 8 percent from fiscal year 2007 to 2008, 11 percent from 2008 to 2009 and 21 percent between 2006 and 2009.


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