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John C. Andoh, CCTM, CPM
County Transit Administrator

Department of Public Works
Division of Public Transit
14 Commerce Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Voice (845) 473-8424   Fax (845) 473-8643
Toll Free (800) 924-8702 (outside 845 area code)

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Rider Alerts

  • Route CP Poughkeepsie School Tripper and Local Service

    Effective Monday, October 16, 2017, Route CP will run later on the following trips to better connect with school bell times: 

    11:11 a.m. will leave Hub at 11:31 a.m.
    11:30 a.m. will leave Poughkeepsie Middle School at 11:50 a.m.
    2:53 p.m. will leave Poughkeepsie Middle School at 3:07 p.m.
    3:35 p.m. will leave Poughkeepsie Middle School at 4:07 p.m.

    New timetables will be released with this updated schedule shortly.

    Dutchess County Public Transit may be considering future changes to Route CP and as those changes are developed, the additional details will be provided in the future to the public via Rider Alerts.

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The primary mission of the Division of Public Transit is to provide Dutchess County with a safe, efficient, accessible and reliable public transportation system.

The Division of Public Transit provides transit service to Dutchess County through two modes of service: fixed route service and demand response services like Dial-A-Ride and Paratransit.  Public Transit runs a RailLink bus service in cooperation with the Metro-North Railroad.  The Division of Public Transit also coordinates non-emergency Medicaid transportation for the Dutchess County Department of Community & Family Services.


The Public Transit telephone line is (845) 473-8424. Inquiries can also be sent using our automated response system - Go to Your Dutchess Direct.

Full-time, 24-hour fax support is NOT available. We will respond to your fax as soon as possible.


Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects people from discrimination based on race, color, and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance.



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