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Transportation

Contact:
Head Bus Driver

Address:
Franklin County Public Transportation
14981 State Rt. 30 North
Malone, NY 12953
Phone: (518) 483-9000
Fax: (518) 483-6645

Website: franklinrides.com

Description:
Message to riders: 
We will be having limited runs on Nov. 25 and 26th due to the Thanksgiving holiday. 
We are currently experiencing a shortage in staffing which may affect runs. Please contact Dispatch to confirm if a run has been affected.

MESSAGE TO RIDERS:        

    Transportation Dispatch is open 6 AM to 4 PM for scheduling. Last phone call is taken at 3:45 PM daily.
It is closed Saturdays.

Due to COVID, changes may be made to runs and stops as we try to accommodate everyone.  Please call Dispatch at 518-483-9000 for the most up to date information to make sure a run is active. Currently the Adirondack Evening and Tupper Demand routes are closed.
All riders must wear a mask. NO EXCEPTIONS.

FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION 

"Come Ride With Us"

Franklin County Public Transportation provides service to Northern and Southern Franklin County and parts of Lake Placid for your shopping, medical, employment, educational, and miscellaneous needs. We are sponsored by the County of Franklin, Division of Public Transportation and New York State Department of Transportation.

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.  Please see the individual schedules in the "Documents" section 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 3:45 p.m.

Southern Franklin County

In the Southern part of Franklin County, bus service is provided within Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake and into Lake Placid, located in Essex County, seven days a week.  Demand service in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake is only available Monday through Friday, 5:10 a.m. to 6:10 p.m.  All demand service and deviated pick-ups must be coordinated 24 hours in advance.  Please see the individual schedules in the "Documents" section for exact operational hours. 

For more information or to schedule a ride within Southern Franklin County, please call (518) 483-9000, Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

The Adirondack Route connects Northern and Southern Franklin County and provides valuable transportation into Lake Placid, located in Essex County.  This service operates 7 days a week and makes 3 round trips per day between the northern and southern portions of the county. 

For more information or to schedule a ride for the Adirondack Route, please call (518) 483-9000, Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

We offer affordable rates for all your travel needs...

  • $3.00 One-Way Trip
  • $2.00 One-Way Trip Seniors/Disabled/Students (does not apply to ADK and Plattsburgh runs) 
  • $4.00 One-Way Trip for the Adirondack Route from Malone to Lake Placid
  • $3.00 One-Way Trip for the Adirondack Route from Malone to Paul Smith's
  • $3.00 One-Way Trip for the Adirondack Route from Paul Smith's to Lake Placid
  • $4.00 One-Way Trip for the Plattsburgh Commuter Routes from Malone to Plattsburgh 

Responsibilities:

Programs/Activities:

Hours of Operation:

Dispatch Hours:              
6AM to 4PM Monday thru Friday


Normal Business Hours: 8AM to 4PM

Services:

Public Transportation

Officials:

Head Bus Driver
Phone: 518-483-9001

Administrative Assistant Tammy Fisher (tfisher@franklincony.org)
Phone: 518-481-1509

Forms:

Transportation Survey
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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

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  • Riders guide revised 9.3.19
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  • Civil Rights Title VI Plan revised April 2021
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    revised Title VI
  • Customer Complaint Form
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    complaint form for Transportation
  • ADK Route Schedule revised 4.4.19.pdf
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  • Chat.Burke Schedule revised 3.21.19
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  • Fort Covington Schedule revised 3.21.19.pdf
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  • Malone Demand Schedule revised 3.21.19
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  • Malone Schedule revised 3.21.19
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  • Plattsburgh Commuter (Salerno) revised 3.21.19
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  • Plattsburgh Commuter 2 (Mold-rite) revised 3.21.19
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  • Saranac Lake Demand Schedule revised 3.21.19
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  • St. Regis Schedule revised 3.21.19
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  • Tupper Lake Demand revised 3.21.19
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  • Tupper Lake Enhanced Shuttle revised 3.21.19
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