Posted on: September 13, 2021
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, ...Read on...
Posted on: August 18, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 22, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 7, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: March 25, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: December 14, 2020
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 28, 2020
The City of San Marcos, in collaboration with Texas State University, has signed a pilot agreement with Spin electric scooters for an initial two-step deployment of 200 shared scooters beginning this month. Spin has separate agreements with each entity wh...Read on...