Changes to Dutchess County Transportation Effective 8/3
If you find yourself riding the bus in Dutchess County and have been enjoying doing it for free, get ready for that and a few other things to change on August 3, 2020. Has your transportation journey changed a great deal since the beginning of the pandemic?
What changes do you need to know about with Dutchess County Transportation?
As of Monday, August 3, 2020, you will need to start doing the following things (again, in some cases).
- You will need to start paying a fare again, (both fixed-route and same-day service).
- You will also need to be wearing a face covering or a mask in order to ride the bus system. According to the Dutchess.Gov/transportation website, for the safety of everyone and to stop the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus, riders and bus drivers are required by the State to wear a face covering.
Dutchess County Public Transport has been running back on a full schedule since June 6, 2020.
How can you get real-time info about Dutchess County Busses?
If you are looking to see where your bus is in real-time, you can check out the online bus tracker (it's pretty cool to see where the bus is). Click here for the online tracker, it will open in a new window.
Just a reminder, single full-priced fares are $1.75 each way. Reduced fares are available as are multi-ride and monthly tickets. For more information you can check out the Dutchess County Public Transit website, by clicking here.