City of La Marque

The City of La Marque celebrated the initiation of scheduled transit service within La Marque…

Known as the La Marque Connection, bus service runs every 45 minutes from 6:30 AM to 6:25 PM on weekdays.  Route destinations include: Food Rite Shopping Plaza, La Marque City Hall, La Marque Library, La Marque High School, Kroger, College of the Mainland Senior Center, Gulfgate Mall, Wal-Mart and the Galveston Health District.

Free transfers between La Marque Connection (blue route) and Texas Connect, both Eastbound and Westbound (orange routes) will occur every 45 minutes at the Food Rite Plaza shopping center beginning at 6:30 AM with the final transfer occurring at 5:45 PM.

Free fares will be in effect on all routes through July 31, 2009 to let persons try the service.  Starting August 1, 2009, the fare will be $1.00 and $.50 for seniors, students and persons with disabilities.

The new transit service will provide residents with an inexpensive alternative to the increasing price of gas and a way to get to work, go to school, access medical appointments, shopping and recreation. As part of Mainland Transit, the new regional transit service in Texas City and La Marque, the La Marque Connection will provide greater mobility options for La Marque residents throughout the region.

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