- Published: Friday, 17 February 2012 13:12
[caption id="attachment_529" align="alignright" width="300"] Sign for the Route 1 Ride. Credit Jenni Pompi[/caption] The bus travels the Route One corridor from Mt. Rainer to Ikea and back again several times a day. By Jenni Pompi (view article online on Patch)
College Park residents now have easier access to shopping and arts thanks to the Prince George's County Route 1 Ride. A collaboration between UMd., local municipalities and the county, the Route 1 Ride is a dedicated line of TheBus with stops up and down Route One from Mt. Rainer to Ikea in College Park with a stop at the College Park Metro Station. The intent of the new busline is to stimulate commerce along the Route 1 corridor, but lessen traffic and parking difficulties residents may face when trying to access entertainment, shopping, or food along the notoriously busy street.