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CARTS NOW is Riding into Lockhart, May 2, 2022

Apr 28, 2022

CARTS Announces New On-Demand Service in Lockhart

Lockhart, TX – The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) and the City of Lockhart are excited to host a ribbon-cutting to introduce the launch of the new on-demand transit service, CARTS Now, in Lockhart, Texas. Lockhart residents can request rides using the CARTS Now app, which will pick them up within 15 minutes of booking and take them to their destination within the Lockhart service area. For a limited time, CARTS Now will operate for free in Lockhart to encourage new riders to try the service.
The community will have the opportunity to join the event and get a first look at the CARTS Now van and enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and activities. Guest speakers will include the Mayor, Lew White; the City Manager, Steve Lewis; and the CARTS General Manager, David Marsh.

CARTS Now Lockhart Launch and Ribbon Cutting
Monday, May 2, 20212 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
308 W San Antonio St, Lockhart, TX 78644

The convenient app-based booking option is powered by Via, the global leader in TransitTech. Via’s app uses intelligent algorithms to match multiple riders headed in the same direction to provide quick and efficient shared trips, without fixed schedules or routes associated with traditional transit options.

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System is a rural transit district responsible for transit services in a 7,000 square mile nine-county area surrounding Austin, Texas. The CARTS district services the non-urbanized areas of Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Travis, and Williamson counties. CARTS was established in 1978 and is the longest-serving public transit agency in the region.
About Via
Via builds innovative software to enable our customers—cities, transit agencies, transport operators, school districts, universities, and corporations—to transform their legacy transportation systems into advanced digital networks. As pioneers of the TransitTech category, Via’s mission is to expand access to efficient, affordable, and sustainable transportation. Via’s software enables organizations to digitize their existing transportation networks and launch new and innovative services, simultaneously lowering operating costs and increasing the quality of service. Our software is used in over 500 communities in more than 35 countries around the world.



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