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Posted on: September 13, 2021

San Marcos Transit Delays on Bus Route 1

Route 1 delays

Due to a shortage in regional bus drivers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, some CARTS routes may not be able to maintain the current 30-minute pickup frequency. The City of San Marcos and CARTS are working to maintain the 30-minute frequency for Route 1, ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

CARTS Stops in Austin to Move During Construction

Interurban service changes

CARTS Stops in Austin to Move During Construction

Beginning August 16, 2021, the stop located at Plaza Saltillo for CARTS Interurban 1510 and 1517 will temporarily move to E. Seventh and Comal Streets (far side stop). The detour will remain in place for th...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

CARTS Transit Route Changes to Route

CARTS route changes

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) interurban 1517 route has paused operations through Monday, May 31.  The route will resume under a modified schedule in June. 

Between June 1 and August 5, the interurban 1517 route wil...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Celebrate Earth Day with Free CARTS Rides

Transit Earth day

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) will celebrate Earth Day 2021 by offering free rides on all services Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021. Rides on the Interurban Regional Intercity bus services, Metro Connectors, and Municipal Bus services in the...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

City Awarded $1.16 Million for Transit Operations

Federal transit funds image

The City of San Marcos has been awarded $1.16 million in federal funding to support transit operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will be allocated by the Federal Transit Administration as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signe...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Uhland Road Improvements project Begins March 15th

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Beginning Monday, Mar. 15, the Engineering & Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the Uhland Road Improvement Project. Work is expected to be complete by late 2022, weather permitting.

The project will correct drainage issues alon...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

San Marcos "The Bus" vehicle in front of bus station

CARTS interurban and local San Marcos "The Bus" services will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, December 14, 2020. 

The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban route will be Friday, December 11...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

CITY COUNCIL MEETING UPDATE

Council Meeting update

Tonight's City Council meeting, October 4, 2021, will be available to stream online only. It may be viewed from the Council Video page: bit.ly/3ol5DeP or from the Live Television Stream page: bit.ly/2QoOwGY.

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Public Meeting for Craddock Avenue Bike Lane Striping Project

Public Meeting Notice

The City of San Marcos will host a public meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Westover Baptist Church, 1310 Advance Street, on November 30, 2021, to discuss the Craddock Avenue traffic issues and proposed Bike Lane Striping Project. 

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