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 Capital Metro to Provide E-Bus Service on Halloween  

Get a safe ride to and from 6th Street on Wednesday, Oct. 31 

Austin, TexasOct. 25, 2012 – On Halloween, Wednesday, Oct. 31, Capital Metro will be offering expanded service to meet the travel demand expected to occur during the festivities around downtown.  

Capital Metro will provide E-Bus service via routes #410 West Campus, #411 Riverside, and #412 Main Campus, operating regular service hours from 8:30 p.m. until 3 a.m. Although E-Buses do not normally operate on Wednesday nights, Capital Metro will offer the additional service to provide a safe and convenient transportation option to and from the downtown entertainment district. Regular fares will apply. UT students ride free with valid school ID and ACC students ride with the Green Pass.  

Halloween revelers can also ride Capital Metro’s local service to and from the downtown area until around midnight. Night Owl service will run its usual schedule until 3 a.m.  

Capital Metro riders who plan to use the #4 Montopolis, #21 Exposition and #100 MetroAirport routes should take notice of anticipated 6th Street closure detours due to Halloween events from around 8 p.m. until 3 a.m. More detailed route and detour information can be found in the Capital Metro website ‘Service Alerts’ section.  

          

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MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION:  

  Francine Pares, (512) 389-7435, (949) 244-4574 cell, francine.pares@capmetro.org  

   Erica Macioge, (512) 369-6085, (512) 636-7232 cell, erica.macioge@capmetro.org  

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