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Commuters

Empire State Plaza Run Schedule

Brown Coach Commuter Schedule Information

Effective Monday, September 28th, 2020
Late Plaza Run is currently suspended.

Pickups - AMEarly Plaza RunLate Plaza Run
FONDA – Corner Park St. & S. Broadway 6:10 AM 7:10 AM
Riverfront Center – Church St. Shelter 6:30 AM 7:30 AM
Exit 26 Park 'n Ride, Rt 5 & Rt 890 6:45 AM 7:45 AM
Drop Offs - AMEarly Plaza RunLate Plaza Run
Harriman Campus –Bldg #12 7:15 AM
Harriman Campus –Bldg #7 7:18 AM
Harriman Campus – Bldg #8 7:20 AM
Empire State Plaza - under Concourse 7:23 AM 8:15 AM
Corner Washington St. & Swan St 7:30 AM 8:18 AM
Corner State St. & N. Pearl St 7:35 AM 8:20 AM
D.E.C., 625 Broadway 7:37 AM 8:23 AM
Pickups - PMEarly Plaza RunLate Plaza Run
Harriman Campus-Bldg. #8 3:30 PM
Harriman Campus-Bldg. #7 3:45 PM
Empire State Plaza - under Concourse 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
Corner Washington St. & Swan St 4:02 PM 5:02 PM
Corner State St. & N. Pearl St 4:07 PM 5:07 PM
D.E.C., 625 Broadway 4:10 PM 5:10 PM
Drop Offs - PMEarly Plaza RunLate Plaza Run
Exit 26 Park 'n Ride 4:50 PM 5:50 PM
Riverfront Center - Church St. Shelter 5:05 PM 6:05 PM
Fonda - Montgomery County Annex Bldg - Park St 5:20 PM 6:20 PM
Weekly RateEarly Plaza RunLate Plaza Run
Exit 26 Park 'n Ride - $42 Single Day (Round Trip) - $20

Ten Trip Book (One-Way) - $65
Amsterdam - $50
Fonda - $51

Service will operate Monday through Friday (excluding Holidays).

For further information contact Brown Coach at (800) 424-4700 or (518) 843-4700.

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Guaranteed Ride Home General Information

Montgomery Area Express (MAX) Schedule

Montgomery Area Express (MAX)/FMCC Run

Temporary Schedule
Effective September 28, 2020

AM Schedule Time Pick-up Location
6:10am Fonda Garage 12 Bridge Street (rear parking lot)
7:00am St. Johnsville 12 Park Place St. Johnsville (Kinney Drugs)
7:10am Ft. Plain(@ the Park by Benches)
7:15am Canajoharie Village Parking Lot
AM Drop-off Time Drop-off Location
7:28am TA/Truck Stop 40 Riverside Dr. Fultonville
7:32am Midwest Canvas 182 Riverside Dr. Fultonville
7:45am FMCC 2805 St Hwy 67 Johnstown
PM Schedule Time Pick-up Location
4:00pm FMCC 2805 St Hwy 67 Johnstown
4:25pm TA/Truck Stop 40 Riverside Dr. Fultonville
4:30pm Midwest Canvas 182 Riverside Dr. Fultonville
PM Drop-off Time Drop-off Location
4:45pm Canajoharie Village Parldng Lot
4:50pm Ft. Plain (@the Park by Benches)
5:00pm St. Johnsville 12 Park Place St. Johnsville (Kinney Drugs)
5:45pm Fonda Garage 12 Bridge Street (rear parking lot)

Monthly "Freedom" Pass: $50/month
St. Johnsville to Fonda/Fultonville: $2.00 each way
Ft. Plain to Fonda/Fultonville: $1.00 each way
Canajoharie to Fonda/Fultonville: $1.00 each way

Plan to be at the bus stop at least 5 minutes prior to scheduled arrival time. The bus will normally leave at the scheduled time, but delays may cause the bus to run a few minutes late.
Drivers CANNOT make change on the bus. EXACT fare must be paid.

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Fulton County Commuter Service/GE Schedule

Fulton County Commuter Service / GE Transit Schedule

GE 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Shifts - Effective February 8th, 2021
All shifts enter GE property via Gate 2

1st Shift Time Pick Up Location
5:00am Leave Amsterdam
5:40am Gloversville "Runnings" 30A (behind House of Pizza)
5:50am Johnstown, behind Pizza Hut on Rte. 30A
6:00am Tribes Hill at Mohawk and NYS Route 5
6:10am Amsterdam Mall Parking by Loading Dock (rear)
Drop Off at GE - Entering via Gate 2 Time Location
6:25am After Gate, Bldg. 273, just past stop sign
6:30am Bldg. 273, just past center door
6:35am Turn right at corner of Bldg. 273, stop at 3rd stop sign
Pick Up 3rd Shift (After dropping off 1st Shift)
7:00am Bldg. 273, just past the last door
7:05am College Suites at Washington Square, 117 Washington Ave, Schenectady
Drop Off 7:45am Fulton Montgomery Community College (FMCC)
2nd Shift Time Location
1:40pm Gloversville "Runnings" 30A (behind House of Pizza)
1:50pm Johnstown, behind Pizza Hut on Rte. 30A
2:00pm Tribes Hill at the stop light
2:10pm Amsterdam, Manor Glass Parking Lot
Drop Off at GE - Entering via Gate 2 Time Location
2:25pm After gate, Bldg. 273 at the stop sign
2:30pm Bldg. 273, just past the center door
2:35pm Turn right at corner of Bldg. 273, stop at 3rd stop sign
2:40pm Bldg. 66
Pick Up 1st Shift (After dropping off 2nd shift) Time Location
2:55pm Parking lot by park, across from Bldg. 55
3:00pm Bldg. 273, just past 4th door
Drop Off 1st Shift Time Location
3:25pm Amsterdam, East end of Mall
3:35pm Tribes Hill at stop light Stoner Trail Rd. & Rte. 5
3:45pm Behind Pizza Hut (Johnstown)
3:55pm Gloversville "Runnings" (behind House of Pizza)
Pick Up 3rd Shift Time Pick Up Location
9:40pm Gloversville "Runnings" 30A (behind House of Pizza)
9:50pm Johnstown, behind Pizza Hut on Rte. 30A
10:00pm Amsterdamn, Stewarts on East Main St.
Drop Off at GE - Entering via 2nd Gate Time Location
10:35pm After gate, Bldg. 273, at the 2nd door
10:45pm Bldg. 273, last door
Pick Up 2nd Shift (after dropping off 3rd shift)
11:00pm Bldg. 273, just past the last door
Price per week Location Price
Amsterdam $33.00
Tribes Hill $36.00
Gloversville/Johnstown $39.00
One-Day $18.00
10 Rides $51.00

One day services cost is half of weekly rate. Weekly rate only other fare availble.

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FMCC Bus Schedule

City of Amsterdam - FMCC Bus Schedule

Provided by Brown Coach / MAX
Effective September 2, 2020

 

To FMCC
  Run #1 Run #2 Run #3
Riverfront Center 7:15 AM 8:20 AM 12:00 PM
Stewart's East Main Street 7:16 AM 8:21 AM 12:05 PM
Stewart's Market Street 7:19 AM 8:24 AM 12:10 PM
Stewart's Guy Park Ave 7:24 AM 8:29 AM 12:15 PM
Stewart's Fort Johnson 7:28 AM 8:33 AM 12:20 PM
FMCC Arrival 7:45 AM 8:45 AM 12:30 PM

From FMCC
  Run #4 Run #5
FMCC departure 1:05 PM 4:10 PM
Stewart's Fort Johnson 1:15 PM 4:20 PM
Stewart's Guy Park 1:19 PM 4:25 PM
Stewart's Market Street 1:24 PM 4:30 PM
Stewart's East Main Street 1:27 PM 4:35 PM
Riverfront Center 1:30 PM 4:40 PM

For further information contact Brown Coach at (800) 424-4700 | (518) 843-4700

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Riders Guide

Riders Guide

  • NO SMOKING, New York State Law
  • NO EATING or DRINKING, please do not litter
  • NO ANIMALS other than service animals are permitted
  • NO FIREARMS/WEAPONS of ANY KIND
  • NO VANDALISM
  • NO DISORDERLY BEHAVIOR or INTOXICATION

Please be courteous to those riding with you

Please note that the seats at the front of the bus are for people with disabilities. Please relinquish these seats if they are needed. The wheelchair lift is available for anyone that needs or requests that accommodation.

Bags and small boxes are permitted, provided they are small enough to fit on your lap, in the overhead rack or at your feet in front of you, and do not block the aisle.

Always use the hand rails for support when you enter or exit the bus. The steps can get slippery when wet, use extra caution in inclement weather.

Please have your payment ready before you board. If paying cash please have the exact amount in an envelope with your name on it.

If using an electronic audio device, please use headphones or low volume.

Please keep in mind that our buses are a confined, close environment, in most instances our passengers sit close together. Colognes, perfumes, and aftershaves that are overused can be as offensive as body odor. In some cases, we have had passengers have allergic reactions, or complain of nausea because of overly strong odors. Please be considerate of your fellow passengers and practice proper hygiene.

Please call the Brown Coach office at 518-843-4700 with any questions, concerns or complaints.

Civil Rights Information

Brown Coach, Inc.
50 Venner Road
Amsterdam, NY 12010

Notifying the Public of Rights under Title VI and ADA

Brown Coach operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, disability or national origin, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act.

To obtain additional information about your rights under Title VI or ADA Contact Brown Coach, Judy Russell, Program Administrator.

If you believe you have been discriminated against on the basis of race, color, disability or national origin by Brown Coach, you may file a Title VI or ADA complaint by completing, signing and submitting the agency's complaint form.

How to file a Title VI or ADA complaint with Brown Coach, Inc

  1. To obtain a complaint form from Brown Coach, contact Judy Russell, Program Administrator, Brown Coach, 50 Venner Rd Amsterdam, NY 12010 phone: 518-843-4700.
  2. In addition to the complaint process at Brown Coach, Inc Complaints may be filed directly with Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, Region VII, 901 Locust St, Suite 404, Kansas City, MO 64106.
  3. Complaints must be filed within 180 days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence and should contain as much detailed information about the alleged discrimination as possible
  4. The form must be signed and dated, and include your contact information.

If information is needed in another language, contact 518-843-4700.

Wheelchair Lift Limitations

Lift Platform: 30 in. x 48 in.

Weight Capacity: 660 lbs.