For Scheduling Questions please use the following contact information:

Phone: 1-800-914-9266

Email: transportation@essexcountyny.gov

Mailing Address: PO Box 217, Elizabethtown, NY, 12932-0217


Doreen Abrahamsen, Transportation Coordinator

518-873-3689

Neal Kelley, Supervising Bus Driver

518-873-3753


UPDATE 9/29/2020: A fourth Shoppers Schedule has been added – Champlain North.
**PLEASE NOTE that the regular Transportation Routes are STILL CANCELLED until further notice.**
  • These are temporary Shoppers Trips
  • By Reservation only.
  • Reservations are required by Noon the day before the trip.
  • Please call 1-800-914-9266 to reserve a spot.
  • Seating is limited/reduced.
  • Face coverings are required by all riders for the duration of the trip.
  • Essential travel only – pick up your groceries/prescriptions.

Champlain North Shoppers Trips – Starts Tuesday, 10/6/2020. Trips happen every Tuesday and Thursday.

Champlain South Shoppers Trips – Starts Monday, 8/31/2020. Trips happen every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 2 Trips per day.

Lake Placid Shoppers Trips – Starts Tuesday, 9/1/2020. Trips happen every Tuesday and Thursday. 2 Trips per day.

Mountain Valley Shoppers Trips – Starts Wednesday, 9/2/2020. Every Wednesday.


NOTICE 3/17/2020: At the end of the day, Tuesday, 3/17/2020, all Transportation Routes in Essex County will be CANCELLED until further notice. Lake Placid XPRSS was cancelled until further notice as of 3/16/2020. Sorry for any inconvenience caused by these cancellations. You can call the Transportation Department at 1-800-914-9266 with any questions. You can view the Cancellation Announcement here.
Essex County public transportation schedules:

Clinton County: Ausable Route Schedule

Franklin County:  Franklin County’s On-demand Saranac Lake Shuttle | Franklin/Essex Adirondack Route

The bus may arrive at a stop before the scheduled time. The bus may not leave a stop before the scheduled time.

Timetables contained herein are estimated times. Weather, traffic, and other circumstances can affect timelines of service. Please contact Essex County Transportation office at 1-800-914-9266 to find out where any particular bus is at any given time.


February 2020 – Please take our most recent public transportation rider survey. This survey includes a recent proposal about the possibility of a future shuttle running from Elizabethtown to the Ticonderoga Senior Nutrition Site and/or Ticonderoga Walmart and back.

Other Resources:

(Please note that the Essex County ride share website has been discontinued)

North Country Public Transit Map

Abogo is a tool that lets you discover how transportation impacts the affordability and sustainability of where you live.

The Transportation-to-Work Toolkit for the Business Community gives businesses the information they need now to assist their employees in realizing a timely, cost-efficient commute that promotes productivity at your business site and employee satisfaction.