Capital Transit News

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 >

INFORMATION RELEASESeptember 3, 2020 Capital Transit adds Express service between Downtown Transit Center & Mendenhall Mall In an effort to provide better service during pandemic-related restrictions, Capital Transit is implementing route adjustments effective Tuesday, September 8 until further notice. Routes 5, 6, and 9 remain suspended and the additional service added to Routes 3 andRead More >

Capital Transit resumes regular service for most of Downtown routes Tuesday, Aug. 11. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTAugust 10, 2020 Capital Transit is resuming its regular inbound and outbound service for Routes 1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, and 16 to the bus stops along Willoughby Avenue and Whittier Street in Downtown Juneau starting Tuesday,Read More >

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Thanks Transit Industry for Keeping America Moving FTA has posted a video to thank the transit industry, particularly frontline workers, for their service during the COVID-19 public health emergency. In the two-minute video message, FTA Acting Administrator Williams thanks frontline transit workers for their many sacrifices, highlights the Administration’s response –Read More >

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 >