Just in time for SXSW Visitors

Austin’s coming SXSW traffic woes are going to get a little help from the new MetroRapid buses running down South Congress.

Due to begin on January 26, these MetroRapid buses will be a great option for visitors.  Additional buses will be covering a great deal of Central Austin. The second route along Burnet Road is due to open this summer, for you urban commuters. Yes, they will have WiFi!… Here are the costs and times:

Premium Fare tickets are needed for MetroRapid. A single ride fare will cost $1.50; Day Pass $3.00; 7-Day Pass $13.50.

Bus FrequencyDuring peak travel times on weekdays, MetroRapid will run every 10 minutes, and will run between 12 to 20 minutes at other times of the day. On weekends, the MetroRapid buses will run every 20 to 30 minutes.

Here is a link to the route maps:

http://www.capmetro.org/metrorapid.promo.aspx?id=2775

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