Effective June 1, 2012 – CARTS will no longer provide transportation for the City of Round Rock
The CARTS Board of Directors and staff would like to thank all of our Round Rock customers for their patronage over the past 30 years. Beginning on June 1, 2012 CARTS will no longer provide local transportation in the City of Round Rock. This service will now be provided by Star Shuttle. To schedule a ride with Star Shuttle, riders can make a reservation by calling 512-244-7433.
The proverbial “other shoe” dropped on Monday, March 26th --the one that we had been waiting for, the final U.S. Census report on urbanized area determinations. Why this matters to us is because it changes the size of our District as parts of it urbanize and become ineligible areas for CARTS to use its RURAL transit funds.
See the route changes effective July 1, 2011.
The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) hereby gives notice of a fare change effective on October 1, 2007. This fare change applies only to the CARTS curb-to-curb/general public paratransit service, also known as dial-a-ride. Persons with disabilities, persons over age 60, and children age 12 and under are eligible for half-fare, subject to eligibility determination and customer registration with CARTS.
The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS), Williamson County, and
participating municipal jurisdictions in Williamson and Travis Counties initiated a
study of the feasibility of improving transit services. This study focuses on all of
Williamson County except Round Rock and Leander, but includes the City of
Pflugerville in Travis County (Figure 1). The City of Leander receives transit services,
since it is a member of the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital
Metro). The City of Round Rock is independently studying transit alternatives for
The final report is available as a set of PDF documents.