UCAT is now providing Fare Free (no cost to the rider) service for all riders for both our fixed routes and demand-responsive services i.e. Paratransit.
UCAT understands the importance of providing transparent, clear, and effective communication to all stakeholders. UCAT is continuously reviewing routes to ensure the services are meeting the demands and needs of the residents and visitors of the County. Our webpage has the most recent service information. If you have any questions pertaining to planning of your next trip or specific service questions you can contact our offices during normal operating hours listed below at (845) 334-8458. A UCAT Customer Experience Representative will gladly assist you.
UCAT Route Schedules
Effective October 1, 2022 the following routes have been adjusted.
Yellow Route – Primarily serves the City of Kingston, and Port Ewen areas. Service has been expanded to include stops previously serviced by the Red Route. Service run times have been extended from 5:00PM to 8:00PM Monday thru Friday.
Blue Route – Primarily serves the City of Kingston area. Service has been expanded to include stops previously served by the Red Routes. Service run times have been extended from 5:00PM to 8:00PM.
Red Route – Has been discontinued and integrated into the Yellow and Blue Routes exclusively. All stops and service times will be reflected in the new Yellow and Blue Schedules.
W Route – The W Route has been discontinued and integrated into the CL, and NPL Routes exclusively. All stops and service times of the W Route are still available and will be reflected in the CL, and NPL timetables.
R Route – The R Route has been discontinued except for Saturdays.
There is a route schedule identified by name of each route. UCAT fixed routes are:
|Blue Route||Kingston Broadway Route||Mon-Sat|
|CL||College Link Route between SUNY Ulster and SUNY New Paltz||Mon-Fri|
|EU||Ellenville Route between Kingston Plaza and Village of Ellenville||Mon-Sat|
|KS||Kingston – Saugerties Route between Kingston Plaza and Saugerties Price Chopper Plaza||Mon-Sat|
|KPL||Kingston Poughkeepsie Link between Kingston and Poughkeepsie Train Station||Mon-Sun|
|Mall Loop||Town of Ulster Shopping area between Tech City and Kohl’s Plaza||Mon-Fri|
|New Paltz Loop||Village and Town of New Paltz||Mon-Sun|
|R Route||See CL, NPL, and UPL Routes [weekdays] / R [Saturday]||Sat|
|UPL||Ulster Poughkeepsie Link between Rosendale Park and Ride and Poughkeepsie Train Station||Mon-Sun|
|X Route||Newburgh Route between New Paltz and Newburgh Mall via Route 32||Mon-Fri|
|Yellow Route||City of Kingston to Port Ewen Route||Mon-Sat|
|Z Route||Between Kingston and Woodstock||Mon-Sat|
Each schedule includes a map of the route and indicates if Saturday or Sunday service or late-night service is provided in addition to regular weekday service.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 5am to 11pm
Saturday: 7am to 7pm
Sunday: 8am to 7pm
NO BUS SERVICE: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Juneteeth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day.
SATURDAY SCHEDULES ARE FOLLOWED ON: Day after Thanksgiving, and Veterans Day
SUNDAY SCHEDULES ARE FOLLOWED ON: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Columbus Day