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Most CapMetro Services to Return to Regular Service

AUSTIN, Texas - Starting Sunday, August 16, most CapMetro services will return to their regular service levels. There are a few notable exceptions and additional service changes noted below.

Several routes will operate more often than usual during busy daytime hours to ensure customers are able to maintain a safe, physical distance from each other while on board. These include Route 1 North Lamar/South Congress, Route 7 Duval/Dove Springs, Route 10 South 1st/Red River, Route 20 Manor Road/Riverside and Route 300 Springdale/Oltorf.

With University of Texas classes returning for the fall semester, most UT Shuttle service will be reinstated, with the exception of Route 680 North Riverside/Lakeshore, Route 681 Intramural Fields/Far West and Route 682 40 Acres/East Campus.

MetroRail will operate a similar schedule to what has been in place since March, and Route 455 Leander/Lakeline Shuttle will be removed from service. All Night Owl and E-bus service will remain suspended, along with some MetroExpress routes, including Route 980 North MoPac Express, Route 981 Oak Knoll Express and Route 987 Leander/Lakeline Express.

For detail of these service changes visit capmetro.org/august2020/. Customers can also visit CapMetro's COVID-19 update page to see the latest news to service changes, as they may continue to change as the community responds to the pandemic.  

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Jenna Maxfield, 512-592-2171
CCR-Communications@capmetro.org

Most CapMetro Services to Return to Regular Service

AUSTIN, Texas - Starting Sunday, August 16, most CapMetro services will return to their regular service levels. There are a few notable exceptions and additional service changes noted below.

Several routes will operate more often than usual during busy daytime hours to ensure customers are able to maintain a safe, physical distance from each other while on board. These include Route 1 North Lamar/South Congress, Route 7 Duval/Dove Springs, Route 10 South 1st/Red River, Route 20 Manor Road/Riverside and Route 300 Springdale/Oltorf.

With University of Texas classes returning for the fall semester, most UT Shuttle service will be reinstated, with the exception of Route 680 North Riverside/Lakeshore, Route 681 Intramural Fields/Far West and Route 682 40 Acres/East Campus.

MetroRail will operate a similar schedule to what has been in place since March, and Route 455 Leander/Lakeline Shuttle will be removed from service. All Night Owl and E-bus service will remain suspended, along with some MetroExpress routes, including Route 980 North MoPac Express, Route 981 Oak Knoll Express and Route 987 Leander/Lakeline Express.

For detail of these service changes visit capmetro.org/august2020/. Customers can also visit CapMetro's COVID-19 update page to see the latest news to service changes, as they may continue to change as the community responds to the pandemic.  

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Jenna Maxfield, 512-592-2171
CCR-Communications@capmetro.org

Most CapMetro Services to Return to Regular Service

AUSTIN, Texas - Starting Sunday, August 16, most CapMetro services will return to their regular service levels. There are a few notable exceptions and additional service changes noted below.

Several routes will operate more often than usual during busy daytime hours to ensure customers are able to maintain a safe, physical distance from each other while on board. These include Route 1 North Lamar/South Congress, Route 7 Duval/Dove Springs, Route 10 South 1st/Red River, Route 20 Manor Road/Riverside and Route 300 Springdale/Oltorf.

With University of Texas classes returning for the fall semester, most UT Shuttle service will be reinstated, with the exception of Route 680 North Riverside/Lakeshore, Route 681 Intramural Fields/Far West and Route 682 40 Acres/East Campus.

MetroRail will operate a similar schedule to what has been in place since March, and Route 455 Leander/Lakeline Shuttle will be removed from service. All Night Owl and E-bus service will remain suspended, along with some MetroExpress routes, including Route 980 North MoPac Express, Route 981 Oak Knoll Express and Route 987 Leander/Lakeline Express.

For detail of these service changes visit capmetro.org/august2020/. Customers can also visit CapMetro's COVID-19 update page to see the latest news to service changes, as they may continue to change as the community responds to the pandemic.  

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Jenna Maxfield, 512-592-2171
CCR-Communications@capmetro.org