Capital Transit News

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT June 8, 2020 Service Interruptions on Mendenhall Loop Road for Capital Transit Capital Transit service on Mendenhall Loop Road is being disrupted by the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities’ Loop Road Roundabouts Project. Starting Tuesday, June 9, until further notice, service will be discontinued to the Stephen Richards and ElRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASE June 5, 2020 Capital Transit increases passenger capacity starting Monday, June 8 The City and Borough of Juneau will be increasing passenger capacity limits on Capital Transit buses and CAPITAL AKcess vans starting Monday, June 8. The maximum capacity on Capital Transit buses will be 14 riders; the maximum capacity on CAPITAL AKcessRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASE June 4, 2020 CBJ awarded $5 million to purchase electric buses The City and Borough of Juneau will receive $5 million in federal grant funding to purchase new electric buses and associated charging infrastructure for Capital Transit. Through previous grant awards, CBJ’s first electric bus is scheduled to arrive in October. After that,Read More >

INFORMATION RELEASE May 29, 2020 CBJ requires public to wear face coverings in libraries & public buses To prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Juneau, the public is now required to wear cloth face coverings on Capital Transit buses, CAPITAL AKcess vans, and all three branches of the Juneau Public Libraries. This safety measure adheresRead More >

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT May 29, 2020 Capital Transit resumes service to Willoughby Avenue The City and Borough of Juneau’s public bus system has resumed service to Willoughby Avenue. Riders can once again access Capital Transit service to the bus stops across from Centennial Hall and at the ANB Hall. The temporary stop across from theRead More >

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT May 19, 2020 Capital Transit resumes service into Downtown Juneau The City and Borough of Juneau’s public bus system has resumed service into Downtown Juneau. Riders can once again access Capital Transit service at the Downtown Transit Center, Franklin and Front Street, and 4th Street bus stops (see the transit route mapRead More >

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT April 7, 2020 Downtown Transit Center waiting area closed until further notice. To promote social distancing, and for the health of Juneau riders and bus operators, the Downtown Transit Center waiting area will be closed until further notice. The closure goes into effect April 8. Capital Transit understands the inconvenience this mayRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEMarch 27, 2020 CAPITAL AKcess limits van capacity to two passengers. In an effort to promote social distancing, and for the health of Juneau riders and van operators, CAPITAL AKcess is currently limiting van capacity to two (2) riders. CAPITAL AKcess riders should only use the van service for essential trips, such as: healthcareRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEMarch 26, 2020 Capital Transit limits bus capacity to nine, implements route adjustments. In an effort to promote social distancing, and for the health of Juneau riders and bus operators, Capital Transit is: Limiting bus capacity to nine (9) riders Cancelling Express Routes 5 and 6 Adding additional buses on Routes 3 and 4Read More >