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There aren't any transfer options in Round Rock or Georgetown. Both towns happen to be experiencing traffic that will only grow worse. Therefore, I'm proposing an express route, named 905 or 955, to run through both of these towns. The route would follow 935/985 to Trinity Midblock, to I-35 (exit/entrance 235A) and then get off at exit/entrance 252A and follow McNeil Road, turning right onto Deep Wood Drive and then turning right onto RM 620 back to I-35 and BL-35L (Mays Street). It would follow Mays Street until reaching Old Settlers Boulevard, then it would get back on I-35 (entrance 256, exit 254) and follow it to SH 29 (University Avenue; exit/entrance 261). Following University Avenue east, the route would take a left onto Austin Avenue and then loop between 9th Street, 10th Street, and an existing CARTS park-and-ride.

Express route from Howard p&r to ut and cbd

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I don't understand how the college kids get all night bus service but the mature, working, professionals have to be done by midnight? Parking downtown is terrible on weekends, I would ride the bus down there if I knew I had a bus to ride back. Cab fare from downtown to Leander will cost you an arm and a leg. Cap Metro is missing out!

East,North Round Rock and North Pflugerville mainly,because they are poorly connected by Transit. From where I live the Park 'n' Rides don't help much, because the nearest Park 'n' Ride in the Howard Station,which takes 12 min by toll and 20 min without. The proposed MoKan Corridor has too few stops,so express buses will expand flexibility between stops and stop the concerns about property loss.

Tom x almost 4 years ago

True express bus from leander to downtown. Stopping at lakeline is 20 minutes of a 1 hour trip. There are often people standing on the bus.

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Tom x almost 4 years ago

True express bus from leander to downtown. Stopping at lakeline is 20 minutes of a 1 hour trip. There are often people standing on the bus.

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It will be convenient to have a rechargable card that can can be paid for online and I do not have to get to a store or to a machine to get a new disposable one. Even if the fare price is same, I should be able to pay for and recharge my bus pass online (It will need a one time bus pass to be purchased at a store or somewhere, just like a public library print card, but make it online rechargable)

 

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David Villa about 4 years ago

Even if it's sparse, run Sunday bus routes later into the evening to make up for the lack of night owls. Waiting an hour for a bus sucks, but it's better than being stuck without a ride home. Ideally the service hours would be the same on any day of the week, with less frequent buses as applicable.

Related ideas:

https://capmetro.granicusideas.com/ideas/have-atleast-one-night-owl-on-sunday-nights

https://capmetro.granicusideas.com/forums/fy2012-budget/ideas/sunday-night-owl

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Run one of the 183 express buses on Saturdays. If not the 983 (which hits all of the stops out to Leander) then at least run the 982 (which services the Arboretum area up to the Pavilion Park & Ride). These routes leave their counterparts in the dust, operating until midnight with cumulatively 50 trips per weekday, in contrast to at most a dozen for the other express routes with none past 7:00 pm. Introduction of this service would parallel the addition of Saturday rail and weekend MetroRapid.

Related ideas:

https://capmetro.granicusideas.com/ideas/run-101-friday-and-saturday-till-midnight

https://capmetro.granicusideas.com/ideas/rename-route-982-as-route-183

https://capmetro.granicusideas.com/ideas/provide-consistent-service-to-leander

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Consider running express buses 982/ 983 on the weekends to provide faster connectivity between Northwest Austin and downtown. Going between the two parts of town on the weekend is quite laborious and time-consuming. This could also boost weekday bus service of those lines similarly to how weekend MetroRail Service boosted its weekday ridership..

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