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Division of Public Transit
14 Commerce Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Voice: (845) 473-8424   Fax: (845) 473-8643
Public Works
Robert Balkind, Commissioner


Cynthia Ruiz, Dutchess County Transit Administrator





Route CN - Shopping Bus (Kmart, Stop & Shop , Adams Fairacre Farms) Monday Only effective June 1, 2017

Route CO - Shopping Bus (Hudson Plaza, Spackenkill Plaza | Oakwood Commons, Barnes & Noble |Poughkeepsie Plaza) Friday Only effective June 1, 2017

Route CJ - North End Bus (Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital, Route 9G, Dutchess Community College, Stop & Shop Hyde Park) Monday Through Saturday effective July 1, 2017

Route CK - South End Bus (Vassar Hospital, Beechwood Avenue, Hudson Plaza & Poughkeepsie Plaza) Monday Through Saturday effective July 1, 2017

Route CL - City School Tripper and Main Street Shuttle (River, Train, Mid-Town, Adams, Stop & Shop, Kmart) Monday Through Saturday effective July 1, 2017

Route CM - Cross-Town Bus (Earline Patrice Park, Dutchess Community College, Fox Hill) Monday Through Saturday effective July 1, 2017


Introducing New Ticket/Fare System (.pdf)


 View a video tutorial of the New Ticket/Fare System



New Sunday Service effective February 5, 2017 on Routes A, B, F and H

New Route I Service - Monday to Saturday effective February 4, 2017 - Poughkeepsie, Main Street and Market Street to South Hills Mall

Dutchess County Public Transit: Transit Development Plan Survey (.pdf)

Demand Response Service Application for ADA / Dial-A-Ride / Flex (.pdf) | Online Application

Public Transit Bus Schedule Times and Current Route Status


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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.

Division of Public Transit Bus 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. Dutchess County Division of Public Transit also coordinates non-emergency Medicaid transportation for the Dutchess County Department of Social Services.

The Schedules and information on these web pages are designed to assist you in your travel plans.

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 or Your Dutchess Direct support is NOT available. We will respond to your fax and automated request as soon as possible.


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