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Dutchess County Public Transit Service Changes Effective March 17th
City of Poughkeepsie changes respond to customer requests for improved travel time and ease of use
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY … Dutchess County Public Transit will implement changes effective Saturday, March 17th, making bus service easier to use and improving travel time within the City of Poughkeepsie. Changes include better-timed connections to routes at Poughkeepsie Transit Hub, with Routes H, J, K, L, M and P operating on a consistent headway (time between buses on a specific route) and improvements to Dial-A-Ride within the City of Poughkeepsie.
The service changes are in response to concerns, comments, suggestions and feedback from passengers, community stakeholders, and elected officials over the past several months, including feedback shared at multiple community meetings held in July, November, December and January.
Service changes include:
Additionally, Dutchess County Public Transit is proposing fare modifications. The Dutchess County Legislature will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers, Dutchess County Office Building, 22 Market Street in Poughkeepsie. The public can comment on the following proposed modifications to Dutchess County Public Transit Fares, scheduled to be effective April 16, 2018:
Timetables are available on all buses and Dutchess County Public Transit website at www.dutchessny.gov/publictransit. For more information about Dutchess County Public Transit, including demand response reservations, call 845.473.8424.
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