Capital Area Rural Transportation System
Call 1-800-456-7433 (or in Austin call 478-7433) for information about our service and to learn where we can take you.
Serving the Texas counties of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, and non-urbanized areas of Travis and Williamson.
CARTS delivers transportation tailored specifically for each of the one hundred and sixty-nine communities it serves. The service frequency in or to the various locales range from many times a day to once a month.
Passenger Notices/Service Changes
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CARTS Interurban Coach
Elgin and Bastrop
San Marcos Transit Plan
The CARTS District in partnership with the City of San Marcos are working together to develop a five year Strategic Transit Plan for the San Marcos UZA. We want your input and participation! Please visit our project web site at www.sanmarcostransitplan.com to learn more about the project, community meeting dates and to take the on-line survey.
CARTS Interurban Coach is Expanding
CARTS Regional Intercity Routes already provide connections between: Austin, San Marcos, Round Rock, Georgetown, Taylor, Burnet, Bertram, Liberty Hill, Marble Falls and Spicewood. Starting September 30, 2013, CARTS will be adding daily service on Highway 183 into the Luling and Lockhart areas. The Interurban Coach, Route 1516 will run Monday through Friday, once in the morning and once in the afternoon. There is a designated stop in Luling at the American Legion Post 177 on Davis Street and the designated stop in Lockhart is at the HEB located at 289 S. Commerce St. This route will provide riders with access into the Austin CARTS and the Austin Greyhound stations. From there passengers will be able make connections to other cities as well. For more detailed route information, click here.