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Rensselaer

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Rensselaer is a city in New York on the Hudson river opposite Albany.

Rensselaer City Hall

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Rensselaer Rail Station
  • 1 Amtrak, 525 East Street, toll-free: +1-800-872-7245. The Albany-Rensselaer station is Amtrak's 10th busiest. It is not in Albany itself but directly across the river in Rensselaer. Taxis from the train station are pricey due to a cab company monopoly, so get a ride if you can. Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) bus route 214 connects downtown Albany to the station 6AM-11PM Monday-Saturday, 9AM-7PM Sundays. Bus route 24 service to the station has been discontinued. An additional bus route 114 connects downtown Albany, the University at Albany, St. Rose College and Crossgates Mall. Trains serving the stations include the Maple Leaf (New York-Albany-Toronto), the Adirondack (New York-Albany-Montreal), Empire Service (New York-Albany-Niagara Falls), the Ethan Allen Express (Rutland-Albany-New York), and the Lake Shore Limited (Chicago-Buffalo-Albany-New York/Boston).

By bus[edit]

  • 2 Megabus, North Surface parking lot off of East Street (The entrance to the lot is located on East St., just north of Wendell St.). Megabus connects Albany with New York City. Fares start at just $1 when reserved far in advance. Parking is available in the surface lots adjacent to the stop.
  • Capital District Transportation Authority, +1 518 482-8822. CDTA offers very limited bus service to the Albany International Airport. Routes 610 operates from around 6am to around 11:30PM every 25–30 minutes during the day and almost every hour at night. Weekend service is very infrequent. Route 737 serve the airport during weekday rush hours only and is infrequent as well.

By car[edit]

  • Interstate 90 (I-90)

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  • 1 The Shoppes at Greenbush Commons, 600 North Greenbush Road. Retail park, includes a Target.

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Routes through Rensselaer
MontrealSaratoga Springs  N Amtrak Adirondack icon.png S  HudsonNew York City
BuffaloSchenectady  W Amtrak Empire Service icon.pngAmtrak Maple Leaf icon.png S  HudsonNew York City
Buffalo (Depew)Schenectady  W Amtrak Lake Shore Limited icon.png E/S  Pittsfield/PoughkeepsieBoston/New York City
BuffaloAlbany  W I-90.svgNYS Thruway Sign.svg E  West StockbridgeSpringfield
MontrealAlbany  N US 9.svg S  KinderhookNew York City
AuburnAlbany  W US 20.svg E  PittsfieldSpringfield



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