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Myers students to receive CDTA bus transportation in 2016-17

ALBANY, N.Y. (Aug. 29, 2016) -- The City School District of Albany has replaced Durham yellow-bus service with CDTA busing for students at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School. Starting on the first day of school Sept. 6, CDTA will provide eligible Myers students – those who live 1.5 miles or more from school – with the same bus service that other district middle- and high-school students use.

 

CDTA will pick up and drop off eligible Myers students at designated bus stops. These buses will be designated for Myers students only (CDTA buses designated for specific schools are called “tripper” buses). Also, CDTA tripper buses will drop off and pick up students right in front of school as Durham did in the past.

CDTA will allow a student to ride without a bus pass for the first two weeks of school. After the first two weeks, eligible Myers students will be able to ride the bus using their new school ID. The new student ID/bus pass will allow eligible students to ride CDTA anywhere in Albany.

Myers special-education students will continue to ride yellow buses operated by Durham. Also, students participating in late-afternoon activities will take yellow buses from those activities. However, if a student misses a late bus, he or she may use the CDTA pass to get home. In addition, students who live closer than 1.5 miles to Myers and want to ride CDTA may purchase a bus pass from CDTA at a 10 percent discount.

Students must report a lost bus pass to the school immediately. There is a fee to replace lost passes.

The district is implementing this change at Myers to provide an improved level of transportation service. The change also will provide equitable bus service for all eligible secondary students district-wide. If you have questions, join us at orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. You also can contact Transportation Director Denise Towne at 475-6170 or Myers Interim Principal Micahel Panetta at 475-6425.

The mission of the City School District of Albany is to educate and prepare all students for college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our diverse community. The district serves about 9,500 students in 17 elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic opportunities for students, including four themed academies at Albany High School.

         
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