Express bus links Raleigh, Knightdale

Posted January 4, 2010 11:52 a.m. EST

— Triangle Transit on Monday introduced a rush-hour express bus to connect Knightdale with WakeMed and downtown Raleigh.

The Knightdale-Raleigh Express will make three trips each way on weekdays between 6 and 9 a.m. and between 4 and 7 p.m.
The inbound morning run starts in Knightdale at Village Park Drive at Rex Healthcare, then stops at the Duke Medical Plaza park-and-ride lot.

Stops in Raleigh include WakeMed, Wilmington Street at Edenton Street downtown and the Moore Square Transit Center, where riders can transfer to other Triangle Transit and Capital Area Transit buses.

Riders will travel for free through Feb. 5. The regular fare will be $2.50 one-way or $5 round-trip, with discount fares and passes available.