Passengers to ride for free on new Pasco buses Monday

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Pasco passengers will be able to ride new buses on the new Pasco bus route on its first day of service Monday.

A grant from the Florida Department of Transportation helped pay for the new buses which will be used on the route, Pasco County Public Transportation officials said.

The service on the new County Connector Route 54 will start Monday, August 15. The public can ride the route for free for one round trip Monday.

You can board the route anywhere and enjoy the free ride.

Improved service along the Route 54 Cross County Connector will include:

  • More frequent schedule; buses will run every hour instead of two hours
  • Two brand new buses with cushioned seats, reading lights and luggage racks
  • New Saturday service
  • Service from U.S. 19 to the Shops at Wiregrass and Tampa Premium Outlets
  • Direct transfers from the following: Bus Route 14 Madison Street; Bus Route 18 Tarpon Springs/Grand Boulevard; Bus Route 25 Rowan Road; and Bus Route 23 Little Road

For more information about the Route 54 promotion or the new route you can call PCPT at (727) 834-3322.

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