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How to Ride

Please follow these rules when riding Dutchess County Public Transit buses to ensure a safe and efficient ride.

  • Standees must remain behind the yellow line.
  • No talking to the driver while the bus is in motion.
  • No smoking, food, beverages, pets, radios, use of cell phones or other disruptive behavior on buses.
  • For your own safety do not cross in front of the bus.
  • Have exact fare ready before boarding the bus - drivers do not make change.  Proper ID is required for reduced fare.
  • Wait at the bus stop at least 5 minutes before the bus is scheduled to arrive.
  • Pull buzzer a half block from your desired stop to allow time for the driver to slow down.
  • Each passenger is limited to four packages which must fit under his/her seat.
  • All strollers, walkers and shopping carts must be folded up and stored in the seat next to you or under your feet.
  • Please do not put your personal belongings on a seat that can be occupied, especially when the bus is crowded.
  • Passengers using wheelchairs/scooters must allow the driver to secure the device.