Capital Transit News

Beginning the week of June 21, Capital Transit bus service along Glacier Highway in Lemon Creek may be intermittently disrupted due to construction from the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Lemon Creek Improvement Project. Please note the following changes: Bus stops along this route may be intermittently moved to accommodate construction; please lookRead More >

Due to the reduced CBJ community risk level, Capital Transit and CAPITAL AKcess will remove rider limits and route revisions that were put in place due to COVID-19 restrictions. Effective immediately, Capital Transit and Capital AKcess maximum rider limits will be lifted and will resume full capacity service.  Health and safety measures will remain inRead More >

Capital Transit adjusts bus stops due to construction in Douglas INFORMATION RELEASEMay 18, 2021 The State of Alaska’s Douglas Bridge and Highway Resurfacing and Sidewalk Repairs project is causing intermittent service changes to Capital Transit bus stops near the Douglas Breeze In: Effective immediately, the inbound to Douglas stop across from the Breeze In willRead More >

CBJ revises rules on masking in light of updated CDC guidance INFORMATION RELEASEMay 14, 2021 If you are fully vaccinated, the City and Borough of Juneau no longer requires masks be worn in most indoor or outdoor settings. CBJ revised its COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies to reflect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidanceRead More >

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 >