Bus Service Changes to Take Effect August 25
320 Extended to Provide Service to New Mueller H-E-B
AUSTIN, Texas (August 19,
2013) — Changes are
coming to some Capital Metro bus routes on Sunday, August 25, with modifications
designed to improve transit access and meet community demand.
taking place on August 25 include a route extension along Route 320 St. Johns
to provide service to the new Mueller H-E-B, and schedule adjustments on
certain routes to address school year demand.
service changes scheduled to
begin this Sunday include:
Route 320 St. Johns
provide access to the new Mueller H-E-B at Berkman Drive and 51st Street, a minor modification will be
made along Route 320 St. Johns. Alignment along the existing portion of the
route will remain the same, with an extension two blocks east in the Mueller
area from Mueller Boulevard
to Berkman Drive.
Along the existing portion of Route 320, current stops will remain the same, and
two additional stops will be added in either direction near the H-E-B.
Frequency along the route will be unchanged.
to public feedback, Capital Metro reconsidered its original proposal and
removed Route 300 Govalle from the August service change proposal. The route
will maintain its current routing.
Minor School-Related Schedule
adjustments will be made on select trips along the following routes,
reinstating fall trips to address demand during school year:
20 Manor/Riverside will extend to LBJ High School
for one trip in the morning (arriving at 8:52 a.m.) and one trip in the
afternoon (leaving at 4:19 p.m.) to coincide with the school
UT Shuttle Adjustments
Shuttles will transition from summer level to full level schedule. The
following shuttle routes will have running time and frequency adjustments:
(Click links above to access the new schedules and route maps that will
become effective Aug. 25.)
changes follow Capital
Metro’s Service Guidelines and Standards.
reviews service three times a year, analyzing performance and proposing potential
adjustments to improve service by utilizing public feedback collected prior to
each change. Capital Metro’s tri-annual service changes coincide with school
and university calendars.
on the August Service Change, as well as route schedules and maps, can be found
in the Destinations schedule book, available
for $3 at the Capital Metro Transit Store.
The Transit Store is located at 323
Congress Avenue. The guide is also available for download
at no cost on the Capital Metro website.
of the Capital Metro service change process can be found on the August Service
Change webpage, by calling
the GO Line at 512-474-1200 or by viewing this video.
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Map of Route Extension along 320 St. Johns
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