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Public Transportation

Franklin County Public Transportation provides service to Northern and Southern Franklin County and certain employment stops in Plattsburgh, NY for your shopping, medical, employment, educational, and miscellaneous needs. They are sponsored by the County of Franklin, Division of Public Transportation and New York State Department of Transportation. 

Franklin County Offers Many Services


Fixed Route service - is a bus service that travels along a route with identified stops and associated times, and according to a weekly schedule.


Route Deviation - is a deviated service off a Fixed Route to accommodate any rider wishing to avail themselves of the service. Route Deviation is a premium service and requires a premium fare. 


Demand Response Service - is a service that operates under a zone and provides curb to curb service to outlying areas of the county. Reservations must be made no later then the end of regular business hours of the day before the ride is needed at: 518-483-9000.  Demand response is available anywhere in a given zone on its service day and is a service which the rider-initiated requests determine the exact route.


As Needed Service -  is a stop that is scheduled into the run but will not always go to that location if nobody requires it.  The bus will stop at these locations with a 24 hour in advance notice by calling 518-483-9000.  See individual schedules for route locations.


Northern Franklin County


In the Northern part of Franklin County, bus service is provided within and between Chateaugay, Burke, Fort Covington, St. Regis Falls, Malone and surrounding communities.  Service operates from 6 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Saturday service operates from 8:30 a.m until 5 p.m.  Shuttle service within the Malone community is available  Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. through 5:30 p.m.  There is NO service for the Northern routes on Sunday.  All demand service and deviated pick-ups must be coordinated 24 hours in advance.  


For the local area, please see the Fort Covington Schedule for exact operational hours.


For more information or to schedule a ride within Northern Franklin County, please call (518) 483-9000, Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. or visit the Franklin County Public Transportation website.  

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