Capital Transit News

INFORMATION RELEASEApril 14, 2021 Hospital Drive Reconstruction Project starts Friday, April 16 Construction for the City and Borough of Juneau’s Hospital Drive Reconstruction project will begin on April 16 and end around June 15. The project involves installing a new water line in the area. During construction, drivers, bus riders, and pedestrians will experience theRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEApril 8, 2021 Capital Transit unveils first all-electric, zero-emission busBus will be in service starting April 14 Juneau residents will begin to see Capital Transit’s first battery-electric bus in service and on the road April 14. This is the first electric bus owned and operated by a public transit agency in Alaska. “The CityRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEFebruary 23, 2021. Wearing masks on public transportation & at airport is a CBJ requirement. It’s also federal law. To prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Juneau, members of the public have long been required to wear a mask on public transportation and at the Juneau International Airport. As of last month, the ruleRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEDecember 17, 2020 Capital Transit to resume fare collection in February Due to the recent installation of plexiglass shields for the bus operators, Capital Transit will resume collecting fares starting February 1, 2021. The City and Borough of Juneau’s public transit system has been offering service free of charge since March. For more informationRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEDecember 16, 2020 Juneau’s first electric bus arrived today. Capital Transit’s first electric bus from Proterra arrived in Juneau by barge today. The City and Borough of Juneau expects it’ll be ready for the public to ride in February. This will be the first public transit electric bus owned by a transit agency inRead More >

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTNovember 25, 2020 Capital Transit increasing capacity limits starting Friday Due to changes within the buses, Capital Transit is increasing bus capacity limits to twelve (12) riders and reinstating front door boarding for all passengers starting Friday, November 27. Capital Transit has installed plexiglass protective barriers around all drivers, allowing passengers to, onceRead More >

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTNovember 20, 2020 Schedule changes for Capital Transit effective Nov. 23 Capital Transit is implementing the following schedule adjustments effective Monday, November 23 until further notice: All time points for the temporary Express service between the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) to the Mendenhall Mall will be 5 minutes earlier for all stops. TheRead More >

INFORMATION RELEASEOctober 22, 2020 Due to Juneau’s High risk level, Capital Transit adjusts capacity limits effective Friday Due to the City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Operations Center raising the overall community risk to Level 3 High, Capital Transit is implementing the following changes to capacity limits for the health of Juneau riders and operators:Read More >

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTSeptember 22, 2020 Changes to hospital area bus stops due to Hospital Drive construction Capital Transit bus service in the hospital area will be intermittently disrupted due to continuing construction during the Hospital Drive Reconstruction Project. The following changes have been implemented: Bus stop at SEARHC’s Ethel Lund Medical Center has been temporarilyRead More >