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New bus route connects Wendell, Zebulon to Raleigh

Posted October 13, 2009 8:12 p.m. EDT

— Commuters from Wendell and Zebulon to Raleigh will have a new option beginning Oct. 26.

Triangle Transit announced Tuesday a new weekday bus route connecting the Wake County towns with downtown Raleigh.

Stops on the Zebulon/Wendell-Raleigh Express (ZWX) include park-and-ride lots in Zebulon and Wendell, WakeMed and Wake County Human Services off New Bern Avenue, four stops at the state government complex and the Moore Square Transit Station in downtown Raleigh.

The route will run Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

There will be an introductory fare-free period from Oct. 26 to Nov. 30. Afterward, the fare is $2.50 per one-way trip or $5 per round-trip.

Discount fares and passes are offered, and several employers in downtown Raleigh are offering free or discounted transit passes to employees.