SMART Transit Announces Shuttle Service between Albert Lea and Austin, Minnesota
SMART Transit, a division of Cedar Valley Services, Inc, in partnership with: - The city of Albert Lea, MN - Freeborn County, MN - The city of Austin, MN - Mower County, MN - Mayo Clinic Health System - Riverland Community College
Is pleased to announce the addition of a shuttle bus to provide round trip service between Mayo Clinic Health System campuses in the city of Albert Lea, MN and the city of Austin, MN.
“Austin and Albert Lea share a long history of interaction between our communities and ensuring transit options exist for patients from both Cities helps support quality health care accessibility. We appreciate the partnership that allows for this connection between Mayo facilities and hope that it can lead to other ridership options as we build the program. MNDOT and SMART’s recognition of this need is greatly appreciated.” Craig Clark, City Administrator, City of Austin
Beginning in January of 2019, continual round trip service is expected between 8am and 5pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays along with limited additional trips on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Costs for the shuttle service will be $3 per person, per one-way trip, with the remaining cost per trip covered through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Additional details and information will be available for publishing in early December, 2018. Questions, comments or concerns about any of our services may be directed through our dispatch office at 1-855-SMART-B1 (1-855-762-7821) or SmartService@CedarValleyServices.org
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