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Posted on: May 16, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Connect Douglas Is Offering Free Event Shuttles For May 21 TASTE OF DOUGLASVILLE

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Park for Free at the Douglas County Multi-Modal Transportation Center

The Connect Douglas Fixed Route Bus Service travels to many of Douglas County’s most popular events and attractions. Area residents and visitors using Connect Douglas transit can park for FREE at the Multi-Modal Transportation Center (MMTC) located at 8800 Dorris Rd. Douglasville, GA 30134.

For the second year, Connect Douglas will offer a FREE event shuttle to the annual Taste of Douglasville presented by the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County on May 21. A designated Connect Douglas event shuttle will have direct service to the one-day event with the pick-up location at Connect Douglas MMTC at 8800 Dorris Rd. 

The event shuttle will pick-up from the Connect Douglas MMTC and run every 20 minutes from 11:00AM – 5:00PM. The last shuttle pick-up will be at 5:20PM from the Taste of Douglasville event shuttle location. There will be two (2) Taste of Douglasville drop-off locations marked by event shuttle drop-off signage: 1) Corner of Bowden St. & Church St. 2) Corner of Campbellton St. & Church St. 

About Connect Douglas Fixed Route Bus

Connect Douglas operates public bus services within Douglas County in four fixed routes. Each of the operating buses are fully equipped with FREE Wi-Fi and security cameras for riders. 

  • Route 10 and Route 20 serve downtown Douglasville and the Highway 5/Stewart Parkway/Douglas Boulevard/Hospital Drive area. 
  • Route 30 serves Thornton Road south of I-20 and Riverside Drive west to American Red Cross and Tributary. 
  • Route 40 serves downtown Lithia Springs and connects the Douglasville Routes 10 and 20 to the Thornton Road/Riverside Route 30. Route 40 also connects with CobbLinc to provide access to the Atlanta H.E. Holmes MARTA station.

Fixed Route Bus Fares

  • $2.50 – Standard one-way pass
  • $1.00 – Students, senior adults, individuals with disabilities
  • $25.00 – 10-day trip pass
  • $75.00 – 31-day pass
  • Additional discounts available on multi-trip passes for students, senior adults, individuals with disabilities 

Safety Protocol 

Connect Douglas buses are cleaned prior to each shift, throughout the day, and the end of each shift. There are also weekly deep cleaning and sanitizing of operating buses. All Connect Douglas employees and drivers are instructed to best protect themselves and others against the transmission of the COVID-19 virus as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

 

For route schedules and more information visit ConnectDouglas.com or call 770-949-7665.

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