Capital Transit News

Ride Free Zone Downtown

December 20, 2022

Capital Transit offers a Ride Free Zone (see the Capital Transit Ride Free Zone Map below) for locals and visitors who may experience mobility issues or are interested in getting to the Capitol, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, the Dimond Courthouse, the hostel or other locations at the top of the hill. There are four busRead More >

Capital Transit will be updating some time points for Route 1 Douglas and Route 8 Valley Express buses starting Monday, April 10, 2023. Please see changes below and the updated schedules. Route 1 Douglas Route 1 Douglas buses traveling towards Treadwell will depart all stops on Douglas Island 1 – 2 minutes earlier. The followingRead More >

Approximate Travel Time The one-way trip with Capital Transit from downtown Juneau to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center can take up to 1.5 hours, which includes a walk of about 30 minutes. The bus ride can take up to 1 hour, and the closest bus stop is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the VisitorRead More >

Post Summary: Google Maps Transit Directions can be used to explore trip options with our updated routes if you set the “Depart at” or “Arrive by” date to “Mon, Nov 7” or later. Step by step instructions are provided below. Capital Transit buses will start using the new Valley Transit Center on Mendenhall Mall RoadRead More >

A significantly updated Capital Transit bus schedule will go into effect on Monday, November 7, with the opening of the new Valley Transit Center (VTC) on Mendenhall Mall Road. The opening of the Valley Transit Center, which will be the new bus transfer location for Valley routes, has created a valuable opportunity to make long-overdueRead More >

Juneau residents, including 363 Capital Transit users, participated in a community transit survey. Survey results are located here

Capital Transit is making additional temporary adjustments to its service due to a continuing shortage of available drivers.Capital Transit selected the following routes for temporary suspension because they have the least impact on riders and core routes of service. Beginning Friday July 15th, the following changes will go into effect: The morning and afternoon RouteRead More >

Due to the continuing driver shortage, Capital Transit will be making service changes to some Express and Commuter routes starting Monday, May 2, 2022. There are no changes to Core Service routes. Route 5 University Express service is suspended until further notice. Route 8 Valley Express resumes full afternoon service. Route 10 Mendenhall Valley CommuterRead More >

Construction for the City and Borough of Juneau’s Bartlett Site Improvement Project will begin this Wednesday, March 16, and end in October. The project involves reconstruction of portions of Hospital Drive, Hospital Access Road, and reconstruction of the back parking lot past the emergency room entrance. During construction, drivers, bus riders, and pedestrians will experienceRead More >

Starting Monday, December 27th Capital Transit will be implementing the following changes:  ·         Route 15 Valley/UAS Express will resume service, Monday-Friday. ·         Route 6 Riverside Express will depart the airport at 38 minutes after the hour, and then head directly to Downtown from the Nugget Mall at 42 minutes after the hour. ·         Route 12Read More >