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CDTA to Provide Free Shuttle Service For Albany Tulip Festival

May 03, 2018

DATE:              May 3, 2018
CONTACT:     Ryan Murray, Public Relations Coordinator
               / o: 518.434.5415 

ALBANY, NY - The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) will provide complimentary shuttle service as part of the 70th annual Albany Tulip Festival, being held May 12-13 at Washington Park.

CDTA will provide complimentary shuttle service to Washington Park from 11:00 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13 from three designated locations. Those locations are: 
  • Elk Street parking lot, located behind the State Education Building. The pick-up location will be Elk and Hawk at the stop sign.
  • Eagle Street parking lot, located at the corner of Eagle Street and Madison Avenue. Parking lot entrance is on Eagle Street. 
  • Albany Medical Center parking lot, located off Robin Street, for customer needing extra assistance or in a wheelchair. That shuttle will drop passengers off at the Madison Avenue/New Scotland entrance to the park. 
Shuttles will run every 20-25 minutes depending on traffic. All parking lots are free to use the weekend of Tulip Festival. 

A map of the parking locations is available here:

For additional parking options, please visit For information on public transit to the park, visit

For complete information about the 70th Annual Albany Tulip Festival presented by Citizens Bank you can call 518.434.2032, visit or follow albanyNYevents on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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