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The baby boom generation born between 1946 and 1964 is the focus of Sunday’s Boomers Expo at the Saratoga Springs City Center on Broadway. A total of 78 exhibitors have signed up for the one-day event that will run from noon until 6 p.m. in the city center’s main hall. “It’s the kind of thing people can come to and get any kind of information they need,” said C.J. Dufort, the events coordinator for The ...

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October 8, 2012
7:35 p.m.

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It was a pretty good exhibit. I took the bus from Altamont Ave to downtown Schenectady, then the #50 bus to Broadway & Lake, and walked from there.

Who was missing from the Boomers Expo?


This is a time when boomers should be thinking about how we're going to get around when our driving skills start being questioned. When our kids take away our keys, how are we going to get around?

CDTA would be the natural choice. Many of my generation have never taken the bus, or haven't in so long that they know nothing of farecards, passes, change-vouchers, or other knowledge helpful, or necessary for riding the bus.

That's where CDTA should have been visible: at the show: distributing information, bus schedules, maybe even some one-day pass give-aways.