Poughkeepsie Transit

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Area served Poughkeepsie, NY
Founded Unknown
Defunct June 30, 2017
Annual ridership 330,134 (2015)

City of Poughkeepsie Transit is a former transit service serving the City of Poughkeepsie, New York.

Due to the City of Poughkeepsie's funding issues to keep Poughkeepsie Transit in operation over the years, all bus service had come to an end by the evening hours on June 30, 2017. Beginning on July 1, 2017, Dutchess County Public Transit started running City of Poughkeepsie bus routes.[1]

Fleet Roster

Roster at Time of Shutdown

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
08-283 2008 Gillig Low Floor HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB Transferred to Dutchess County Public Transit 283
08-284 to 08-286 2008 Gillig Low Floor HEV 35'
(G30B102N4)
Cummins ISB Transferred to Dutchess County Public Transit 284-286
287 2011 Gillig Low Floor HEV 40'
(G30D102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7 Transferred to Dutchess County Public Transit 287
288 2011 Gillig Low Floor HEV 35'
(G30B102N4)
Cummins ISB6.7 Transferred to Dutchess County Public Transit 288.

Retired Roster

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
60, 160 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-Greater Richmond Transit Company 311 & 307; bought in 1978.
252-257 1973 Highway Products TC-31
258 1961 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-Scarsdale Bus Corporation 43; bought in 1978.
259 1976 GMC T6H-4523A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
260-261 1978 GMC RTS-03
(TW-7603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71T Allison V730
262-266 1980 GMC RTS-03
(T7W-603)
Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison V730
268 1990 BIA Orion I
(01.507)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
269-270 1/1992 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TB6V92TA)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA
271-275 1994 Gillig Phantom 35'
(3596TBS50)
Detroit Diesel Series 50 271 to ?; it was spotted at an auction in Salt Lake City, UT on 9/20/2016.[2]
276 1995 Champion Defender
277 1986 BIA Orion I
(01.508)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison HT-747 Ex-Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority 723; bought in 2001.
280 2002 Thomas TL960 35'
281-282 2004 Gillig Phantom 35'
(C29B096N4)
Cummins ISL
360, 460 1960 GMC TDH-4517 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison VH Ex-Greater Richmond Transit Company 314 & 313; bought in 1978.

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