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Heavy rains area forecasted starting around 11 a.m. Saturday, 12/20, continuing through Monday, 12/22 are expected to cause area flooding. Monday, the Willamette River is expected to rise quickly to flood stage.

  • REPORT ROAD HAZARDS: 541-917-7600
  • Lochner Road is closing today at 4 p.m. until further notice. The road is gated at Oak Creek. “Road Closed” signs will be posted at the Lochner/Ellingson and Lochner/Marion Street intersections.
  • SAND AND SANDBAGS AVAILABLE (bring your own shovels):
    • North Albany Park & Ride
    • At the corner of Front and Davidson Streets outside the Public Works, Operations fence
    • Grand Prairie Park
    • Linn County Expo Center parking lot
    • Knife River will also have sand at their plants on Old Highway 34 in Tangent, at Jefferson and at Stayton.
  • BOWMAN, BRYANT, MONTEITH, TAKENA LANDING PARKS CLOSED MONDAY, 12/22: due to anticipated high water.

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callaridelogoHours of Service

Mon-Sat, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dispatch: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is an answering machine on after hours to take requests or notify staff of cancellations.

Call 541-917-7770

TDD service available by calling 541-917-7762

Days of Service

Call-A-Ride operates Monday through Saturday except on days that the Albany Transit System does not operate.

Requesting Rides

Have all ride information ready before calling: time of appointment, date, exact addresses, and length of visit. Tell us if you use a mobility aid or if someone will be traveling with you.Call for a reservation up to 14 days in advance of your appointment. If you are sure of your return time, request the return ride at the same time. If you don't schedule a return time you will need to telephone Call-A-Ride for pick-up.


Download an application form for Albany Call-A-Ride service (pdf)

The Call-A-Ride service is generally available to individuals meeting the following criteria:

  • Resident of the City of Albany, AND:
  • Senior citizens 60 years of age and older, OR
  • People of all ages with disabilities who are unable to access fixed route bus services.


$2.00 per person for each one-way trip.
Ticket booklets are available at the Senior Center office to aid riders in paying their fare. Exact fares are required. Drivers do not carry change.


Call-A-Ride operates throughout the Albany City limits. Please call if you are not sure whether a location is within the service area.