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Old 01-02-2005, 04:21 PM
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JETLEDS COACH. you can call 347-680-2200 to make a reservation. the bus goes to watertown, cape vincent, riverview, ogdensburg and gouverneur for $40. kids under 12 is $30.

To Mid-Orange door 2 door. 914-460-7523 the name of the service is UMAR Van Service. $60 from Brooklyn, $50 from Manhattan and the Bronx, Queens.

D's Van Service
For Reservations call Number is not for Van service and removed per persons request.
Door to Door in Brooklyn ONLY
Pick up at Atlantic Avenue (by the clock) and 149th Street & Grand Concourse
$40 door to door and $35 pick up
Serving Ulster, Easter, Woodbourne and Sullivan CF

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Cental van service cell: 718-565-7703 goes to greenhaven, fishkill, downstate, wallkill, shawangunk.

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A.& J. Transportational Service he goes everyday and he also provides door to door service. His numbers ar 212-369-4581 and 917-552-6991. I'm not sure what facilities he goes to but i do know he goes to Green Haven

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Unity Pete picks up in the Bronx, on 161 & River Ave. 718 712 2469. If you call early in the week, it's better b/c you get on the bus by the order of when your resevation was made. They are pretty good.
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Buffalo to Gowanda. The first one is called Mr. George and the phone # is 716-896-0615 and they're located right in the city of Buffalo. The second one is called Mr. Johnson and the phone # is 716-297-4933 and is also located in Buffalo. I got them both off a western NY transportation website.
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Cecil's Van Service - services Fishkill, Beacon & Downstate, Phone #'s - cell # 845-518-1760, pager # 845-465-6300.

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Munro Transportation = services Fishkill, Beacon, & Downstate. Pick up Points - 149 St. Grand Concourse in Malamute & 149 St. & 3rd Ave. in JJ Brooklyn & Manhattan, also may pick up door to door if inquired. Phone #'s - 917-650-5253 or 718-735-8551.

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C.J. Express is the way to go if you are going to the following facilities:
GREEN HAVEN,DOWNSTATE,FISH KILL
He is reasonable, prompt, courteous, and extremely reliable. He is absolutely the best van service I have ever used.
C.J. EXPRESS
877-202-3200
CJ EXPRESS 877-202-3200
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F&M Bus Corporation -
Thier rate is $40-45 (depends on what prison) and children are $20, pick up locations are the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn Their number is (718) 949-0813
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UNITED BROTHERS: call for info 1-888-834-2700
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PREMIERE COACH
212-599-3600
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Manny's Bus service - I beleive he goes to Franklin and other facilities in that area as well, he has several buses to. I've used Manny's to go to Otisville and he is reliable, his buses are clean and he gets to his places on time. He has pick-ups in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan and the Bronx. Call 718-469-1170
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There Is A New Transportion Company In NYC That Is Going To All State Correctional Facilties.The Companys Name Is Unity Transportation And The Telephone Number Is 212-996-5896 Or 1877 Unity 55
There Prices Range From 25- 40 Dollars There employess are professional And They Leave From 125 St And 7th Ave. we have all been looking for other ways of transportion to our loved ones heres another company that will allow us to do so
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The QueensBridge Alliance

Transportation Servicing the following
New York State Correctional Facilities:

Attica
Auburn
Bare Hill
Brookwood
Cape Vincent
Chateaugay
Clinton [Main]
Clinton [Annex]
Collins
Five Points
Franklin
Gouverneur
Gowanda
Great Meadow [Comstock]
Greene
Groveland
H-Block
Hudson
Lakeview
Livingston
Lyons Mountain
Marcy
Mid-State
Mohawk
Ogdensburg
Oneida
Otisville
Riverview
Upstate
Washington [Comstock]
Watertown
Willard
Wyoming
Departing:

Friday for Saturday Visit (All Facilities)
Saturday for Sunday Visit (Most Facilites)

Info & Reservations:Corky 917-731-4286 / 347-204-5398
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For pick-ups in Queens, Bklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx. His name is Johnny and he goes to Mid-Orange in Warwick. He is pretty reliable and on time. His number is 347-661-1246
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FLAMBOUYANT BUS CORP
AS OF MAY 4, 2004 WE WILL HAVE SERVICES TO THE FOLLOWING FACILITES FOR THE VISITS ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS:
AUBURN, ELMIRA & FIVE POINTS CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

FOR RESERVATIONS, TIMES AND PICK UP LOCATIONS CALL
718-324-3603 OR 718-325-6784
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Rambo's Van Service (917)567-1685

It costs me $45 to get from Manhattan(125th&lexington) to Auburn, roundtrip

I do know that he goes to butler, cayuga and five points also...its costs a bit more I believe.


The FREE BUS: it is recommended that your loved ones puts in the request for this, but here's the number 518-457-8106 Office of Ministerial at the DOC.

DOCS free buses from Albany

Livingston/Groveland---1st Sunday of the month, leaving Greyhound Station at 2:00 A.M.

Albion/Orleans--2nd Sunday Sunday of the month, leaving Greyhound at 2:00

for more info., call Deacon Mason at DOCS 518 457-8106

Michele Bus Service: 718-485-6244
Alma Bus Service: 718-672-8447
Double K 718-495-4991
Gritts Tours 718-712-2438/2022
Robby's Van Service 917-523-5032 - this is the guy who took me today for Flamboyant.

Flambouyant (718) 325-6784

Jeff's (718) 940-7432

Unity Pete's (718) 712-2469

Short Line (212) 736-4700

Jefferson -Carter Underground Corp.-
Here is a little bit more information on this company :

Clinton , Attica , Wyoming , Wende and Albion adults $40 & children $20
Shawangunk , Wallkill Adults $25 & children $15

For reservations , Departure times, and Locations Call
T. Carter 347 210 1527 or W. Jefferson 347 675 2441

They also have

Mini - Bus Charter Services
25 passenger mini bus
18 passenger mini bus ( has capacity for 2 wheelchairs)

Also:
http://www.prisonhelp.com/

November Trans. from Troy and Albany
from Nena:
FiNALLY there's some transportation for us living in the capital district. but this was posted only for November so i dont know if it will continue on or not. this was in the timesunion yesterday and i just wanted to share it with u all.

Visits for:

Saturday Nov 5th - Mount McGregor, Washington and Great Meadow
adults $30, kids $20

Saturday Nov 12th and 26th - Coxsackie, Greene and Hudson
adults $15, kids $10

Saturday Nov 19th - Marcy, Midstate, Mohawk and Oneida
adults $ 40, kids $25

the van leaves Oakwood Ave Presbyterian Church in Troy at 5am and picks up at the Albany Greyhound station approx 5:10a (except for those going to Coxsackie, Greene and Hudson, the van leaves at 7 cause it's so close).

for more information or to make a reservation please call:
Not in service any longer.

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Map of the location of the facilities...

http://www.docs.state.ny.us/BWMap.PDF


Directions for driving


http://yp.mapquest.com

For Lodging nearby:
For the destination address put in the facility address or the zip code.

Enter the zip code for location. Type hotels for search category.

http://www.mapsonus.com

Do you know a Hotel Nearby: List them here:
http://www.prisontalk.com/forums/sho...=hotels+nearby

Public Transportation:

New York Transit Links
http://www.apta.com/links/state_local/ny.cfm#A3
this is a great site!

and also try...these buses for Trailways and Greyhound
Adirondack Trailways®
1-800-858-8555
www.trailwaysny.com

Capitol Trailways® of PA
1-800-333-8444
www.capitolTrailways®.com

Carolina Trailways®
1-919-833-3601
www.greyhound.com

Fullington Trailways®
1-800-942-8287
No website currently available

Lakefront Trailways®
1-800-638-6338
www.lakefrontlines.com

Martz Trailways®
1-800-233-8604
www.martzTrailways®.com

New York Trailways®
1-800-858-8555
www.trailwaysny.com

Peter Pan Trailways®
1-800-343-9999
www.peterpanbus.com

Pine Hill Trailways®
1-800-858-8555
www.trailwaysny.com

Susquehanna Trailways®
1-800-692-6314
www.susquehannabus.com

www.greyhound.com
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Please PM MRS G if you know of any other bus or van services to NYS prisons.

And tell me...Are these numbers still working?

If not let me know and I will change it accordingly

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I no longer work for PTO and do not have updated information to share
please go to the NY Forum for help from current staff and members!
Good Luck to you!

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