CARTA Observes Independence Day Schedule

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

In observance of Independence Day, there will be no CARTA fixed route bus service or North Shore Shuttle service this Friday. The Downtown Shuttle will operate on a holiday schedule with service from 9:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m.  The CARTA Care-a-van will also be operating on a holiday schedule.     


Additional information on CARTA’s routes, schedules and services may be obtained by calling the CARTA Information Line at 629-1473, TDD users 624-4534.



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