Alert: Fire season declaration, vegetation abatement required
During fire season, weeds, grass, and other noxious vegetation that has been determined to be a fire hazard must be addressed to reduce the potential for fire in accordance with Albany Municipal Code 7.84.160. To report a vegetation fire hazard in Albany, call 541-791-0155. Albany Fire Chief John Bradner declared July 9, 2014, the start of fire season due to ongoing hot, dry weather.
- Updated on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 January 07, 2014
Hours 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.
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.
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.
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.