Bus service resumes in the downtown area

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) -  Capital Transit is back in operation in the downtown area and has resumed its Ride Free Zone service there.

    The service was discontinued for about a year due to the construction at the Capitol Building and on South Franklin Street.


    City Hall says in a press release that riders can once again access bus service on Franklin, Fourth and Main Streets.


    There are four stops in the Ride Free Zone including the Marine Parking Garage; on Franklin Street near the old Pocket Park; on Fourth Street near Rainbow Foods; and the Downtown Transit Center.


    Denise Guizio of Capital Transit says it’s a free option for locals and tourists who may experience mobility issues or are interested in getting to the Capitol, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, the Dimond Courthouse, the hostel or other locations at the top of the hill.



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