Transportation

Shopping Bus

The Greene County Department of Human Services offers a shopping bus to Greene County residents age 60 or older that live in the towns of Ashland, Athens, Cairo, Catskill, Coxsackie, Greenville, Hunter, Jewett, Lexington, Prattsville and Windham. Our friendly driver will pick up seniors at their door, bring them to Catskill for shopping, and then take them to a local Senior Center for lunch before returning home.

All trips are limited to 16 people; first come are first served – Wheelchair accessible
***** LIMIT: Two shopping bags per person ******

We ask that you call at least one (1) business day in advance. To make arrangements, please call 518-719-3559

MONDAY: Mountain Top*/Catskill
*(Windham, Ashland, Prattsville, Lexington, Jewett & Hunter)

TUESDAY: Cairo/Catskill

WEDNESDAY: Athens/Coxsackie

Special trips to Colonie Center and other locations.

Greene County Transit

The Greene County Transit, (GCT), system offers safe, affordable, reliable public transportation services throughout Greene County. GCT is very pleased to be able to provide daily service, Monday through Friday, to Athens, Cairo, Catskill, Coxsackie, Greenville, Palenville, as well as weekly service to the areas of Hunter/Tannersville and Windham.

County residents who are 60 years or older can register to ride GCT, fully subsidized. To register for a senior coupon book:

  1. Contact the Greene County Department of Human Services at 518 -719-3555 Or
  2. Ride the bus, paying for the fare, and ask the driver for a registration form. You can either return the completed form to the driver or return directly to Greene County Department of Human Services.

General information about the senior coupons:

  • Coupons will bear your name. They are non-transferrable.
  • If you are riding the Catskill shuttle, it is just one (1) coupon to ride all day long.
  • If you are riding one of the routes, it is just one (1) coupon, each way, and you will get a free shuttle pass to use.
  • Books are replaced automatically. The Department will know when to issue a replacement.

For further information, call 518-943-3625.

Contact Info
Department of Human Services
t. 518-719-3555
f. 518-719-3798
Therese McGee Ward
Therese McGee Ward
Executive Director
Ken Brooks
Business Manager