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New Bus Service On Rt 1

Now here is a good news for those of you who use public transports.

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Prince George’s County Council members announced Thursday that bus service dedicated to the Route 1 corridor has begun. 

The bus runs between Mount Rainier, at the District line, to the Ikea store in College Park, making 35 stops along the way. 

According to a news release, the service is meant to better connect the communities and businesses along Route 1 as well as the University of Maryland. 

More information, including a schedule of stops as well as fare information, is available in pdf form.
[Source: WashingtonPost]


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  1. Also, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments received a grant this week to place priority bus service on Route One. This funding will support priority bus lanes, queue jump lanes and priority signalization at some intersections, and better bus amenities, including real-time NextBus displays at the bus stops. The COG grant proposal also included bike-sharing for the Metropolitan Washington region, including College Park, but unfortunately COG did not receive funding for that program.

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